ABS-CBN to air Korean drama 'Hwayugi'


Posted at Jul 08 2018 12:09 PM

The South Korean romantic fantasy "Hwayugi (A Korean Odyssey)" stars Lee Seung-Gi (left) and Oh Yeon-seo (right).

MANILA — ABS-CBN is set to air the 2017 South Korean romantic fantasy "Hwayugi" starting Monday, July 9.

The series, which stars Lee Seung-Gi and Oh Yeon-seo, will debut on the ABS-CBN primetime block after "Since I Found You."

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A modern Korean take on the Chinese classic novel "Journey to the West," the series follows the romance between a powerful but mischievous immortal Son Oh-gong (Seung-Gi) and Yumi (Yeon-Seo), a human who has the ability to see spirits and demons.

Son Oh-gong is bound to a protective role towards Yumi after she sets him free from imprisonment 25 years in the past.

Seung-Gi first rose to popularity in the country as the male lead in the 2010 romantic comedy "My Girlfriend is a Gumiho," which also aired in ABS-CBN.