The One Where Kang Ha Neul Slays

If you’ve been watching Scarlet Heart, you already know – your efforts are useless: this is the one where we all fall ridiculously in love with Kang Ha Neul.
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The actor is part of the recent hottest-kdrama-actors-fire-sale aka the cast of currently airing drama Scarlet Heart: Ryeo.screen-shot-2016-09-10-at-6-33-53-pm kang ha neul

The drama, starring IU (Dream High, and a ton of other things but for some reason I always just remember her from that one), portrays a woman in modern day who travels back in time to the Goryeo dynasty – in the middle of the princes’ royal bath. And sure, it’s got those typical sageuk plotline sandwiches of power, status, and corruption, but it’s mainly about romance. And throw in a morsel of sideplot with the heroine sniffing out the coup d’etat herself. Can’t be easy to spot the one with the most power-hungry, fratricidal ambitions among them.

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Nothing like a good ol’ sweeping, historical sageuk with blossoming love lines, beautiful shooting locations, and bevy of princely brothers to welcome you into the autumn kdrama season.

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Discovering the show is much like having the good fortune of stumbling upon a bunch of the gorgeously handsome.scarlet heart bath kang ha neul shirtless

There’s Nam Joo Hyuk, Ji Soo, Hong Jong Hyun, Lee Joon Gi – that should be another post altogether. All suitors aside, I’m caught up on the 7 eps which have aired thus far and this is clearly a very super sexy star vehicle for Kang Ha Neul. If you’ve never noticed him before, you might as well prepare to wipe the drool now. In fact, go ahead. Take a good look.scarlet heart boys looking fourth wall

KHN didn’t get the girl in Monstar. Can’t exactly call it a love line when it’s with a ghost in Mourning Grave. Didn’t get the girl in Heirs. Not in Twenty. Ladies be cray. You talkin’ about this face?

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Well, I hope you get the girl this time, bae. ‘Cause you def got that sexy game figured out. And it slays me.

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Hellooo, Kang Ha Neul. Where you been my whole life?

Scarlet Heart: Ryeo aka Moon Lovers (달의 연인-보보경심 려). SBS.
Mon-Tues.
August 29 – November 1, 2016.
Writer: Jo Yoon Young (Cinderella Man), Tong Hua (novel).
Director: Kim Kyu Tae (It’s Okay, That’s Love).
Cast: IU, Kang Ha Neul (Heirs), Lee Joon Ki, Ji Soo (Sassy Go Go), Nam Joo Hyuk (School 2015), Kim Sung Gyun (Reply 1988).

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