Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo is yet another groundbreaking series that shook the entire Kdrama community. The Kdrama series aired on SBS TV from August 29 until November 1, 2016, every Monday and Tuesday at 10 PM KST.
A 2016 Kdrama but still lingers in the memories of fans hoping for it to return for a season 2. How good is Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo that it continuously piques the interest and anticipation of many?
Based on the Chinese novel Bu Bu Jing Xin penned by author Tong Hua, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo tells the story of a 25-year-old 21st-century woman who traveled back to the Goryeo Dynasty period during a total solar eclipse.
She wakes up in the body of a young woman named Hae Soo in the year 941 during the reign of King Taejo. Hae Soo eventually gets into an adorable relationship with the royal princes of the Wang family and initially falls in love with the gentle 8th Prince Wang Wook. But their romance couldn’t move forward as Prince Wang Wook is married to Hae Soo’s cousin.
As the story develops, Hae Soo finds herself falling in love with the cold-hearted 4th Prince Wang So who hides his scarred face behind a mask.
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo revolves around Hae Soo’s struggle after being entangled in a place where politics dangers people’s lives. Her connection with the royal princes also gets affected as they get involved in a rivalry forcing them to kill each other for the King’s throne.
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo stars an impressive cast. The Kdrama is headlined by singer IU who portrays Hae Soo / Go Ha-jin, Lee Joon-gi as 4th Prince Wang So, and Kang Haneul as 8th Prince Wang Wook.
It’s been five years yet fans of Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo are still hoping for a season 2. Particularly, worldwide petitions have been launched to call for the series writers and creators to consider giving season 2 to the Kdrama.
However, it’s been five years yet there are no official news and announcements that Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo is coming back for season 2.