After the immense success of The Tale of Nokdu and Oasis, fans are going gaga over Jang Dong-Yoon’s this latest romance drama
Still from Like Flowers in Sand
Jang Dong-Yoon defied K-Drama expectations with his breakout role in The Tale of Nokdu. While Korean contents are usually dominated by swooning couples, he took on the bold and unexpected challenge of playing a woman. His performance was both surprising and delightful, proving that audiences crave captivating characters beyond the typical K-Drama fare. This unique role catapulted Jang Dong-Yoon to stardom, showcasing the power of distinctive characters to break through genre limitations and captivate viewers.
Amidst the familiar beats of a romance drama in Oasis, Jang Dong-Yoon's character took an unexpected turn, igniting a fire in viewers with his passionate fight against the systemic injustices faced by the underprivileged. His raw performance transcended the genre's conventions, leaving a lasting impression far beyond the expected swoon-worthy moments.
Lee Joo-Myung's other dramas
On the other hand, Lee Joo-Myung has captivated audiences with her diverse and captivating performances in a range of hit K-dramas, from the sci-fi thriller Kairos to the heartwarming medical drama Hospital Playlist, the mystical crime series Missing: The Other Side, the poignant romance Now We Are Breaking Up, and the nostalgic coming-of-age story Twenty-Five Twenty-One.
Like Flowers in Sand story
Now Dong-Yoon has come once again to make you experience a new different scenario with his upcoming drama – Like Flowers in Sand. It tells a story about Baek-doo, a wrestler, who wants to quit his sport. But his life surprises him when his old friend Yoo-kyung becomes the boss of his wrestling team! They used to play together as kids, so who knows what will happen now? It might be time for Baek-doo to reconsider his retirement.
Looking for a love story that's equal parts butterflies and burpees? Like Flowers in Sand has your back! Once again, this Korean rom-com will make your year-end special with electrifying chemistry between Jang Dong-Yoon, Lee Joo-Myung and Yeon Jong-Seok.
Like Flowers in Sand is coming to unfold the backdrop of Geosan, South Korea on Netflix on December 20, 2023.