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Kim Ji-hoon to join Lee Jun-ki, Moon Chae-won in tvN’s Flower of Evil

A new development has been announced for tvN’s upcoming Flower of Evil, actor Kim Ji-hoon (Babel) will now be joining the cast.

The drama stars Lee Jun-ki (Lawless Attorney) and Moon Chae-won (Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter) as a couple who has been lovingly married for 14 years. However, Lee has been hiding a dark past, even changing his name to conceal his identity. And as Detective Moon starts to uncover the truth, she is forced to question if everything she thought she knew about her husband was lies.

There’s not much known about Kim Ji-hoon’s character and how he fits into this narrative. All that has been released so far is that his character is shrouded in mystery and that he plays an integral role in the story.

The actor interviewed that his character is unlike any that he’s played before and that he was happy to accept the role as he was taken in by the drama’s scripts.

I am intrigued that Kim Ji-hoon is joining the cast. He’s always chosen interesting characters and genres in his past projects, and I hope his role in Flower of Evil is a complex and meaty one. Just have to wait a few more months to see how it all plays out!

Written by Yoo Jung-hee (Naked Fireman) and directed by PD Kim Chul-gyu (Mother), tvN’s Flower of Evil is currently being planned to premiere in July 2020.

Via Sports Seoul

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handsome...

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I miss him so much! Welcome back Kim Ji-hoon<3.

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He may become Do Hwan for this drama??

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Now I’m even MORE curious about this drama, but why join/have a new character included so late?? The first round table read is already done... But then again, new characters being introduced late have been done before 🧐🧐 Sole worked, some didn’t, and some were only done for the sake of forcing a season 2 for a drama

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Oh how I have missed this beautiful, sexy man...

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And now I'm REALLY in!

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Oh that's a great picture. I've never seen him with long hair. Long messy hair...

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He is PRETTAY, I've never seen him in anything. I hope he acts as nice as his looks.

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Woah!

Okay. Time to pay attention, drawde2000.

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Yooooooooooooo Almost doubted my eyes when I saw this! I haven't seen Kim Jihoon for the longest time! Am I that out of the loop or he really disappeared for a while?

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Cmon. Don’t disappoint. Please deliver on acting and a viable plot.

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Glad he is picking a non-makjang project. Feeling he is a bit typecast in recent years.

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Hope to hv more screentime this time than the last one with so-called SL title but with <15mins of appearance in the flashbacks only…. 🤔🤔

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One more reason to watch!!

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Did I miss Dramabeans posting news about the drama news when the actual leads got cast? Look! I like Kim Ji Hoon but the fact that this website is missing out on posting news about the leads is just weird to me. But I'm excited for this drama because it sounds interesting.

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Is the the Kim Ji Hoon I know? Is there any other Kim Ji Hoon? How come he looks so different in that photo?

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I think the pic in the header is of Lee Joon-gi. I checked out Kim Ji-hoon’s Instagram account and it looks like he has been working out. This is from a couple of days ago: https://igdig.com/p/2314589535051638517_1581025554

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Does the photo look more like Lee Joon Gi?

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Maybe, except the corners of Lee Joon Gi's mouth turn up a bit and this guy's don't. I do not think the photo is Lee Joon Gi. Although Kim Ji hoon doesn't really look like this photo either.

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That’s definitely not Lee Joon Gi.

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I agree that the photo does not look like Kim Ji Hoon. As I studied that photo I see that makeup has been used to a great extent to accent and bring out particular traits of this actor. Generally Kim Ji Hoon is smiling in photos. When he smiles, the area under his eyes puffs out. That is absent here. More makeup has made his eyes appear less symmetrical. Makeup has been used heavily around his mouth to accentuate its shape. The man in this photo seems thinner than Kim Ji Hoon and therefore perhaps younger. While I think Kim Ji Hoon is a very attractive man, I just can't feel that the photographer (and make up artist) here did a good job of portraying that man.

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@zzthorn,
I love your ‘forensic’ analysis of the pic above. I feel like I am in a crime kdrama, “who is this guy?”
Anyway I googled “lee joon gi face” and looking over some images especially from when he was in SHR and I still think the guy above is LJG. The lips and the eyebrows in some images are very similar to the above pic.

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The photo is indeed Kim Ji-hoon, it's actually his profile photo on Naver as well :)

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Thanks @tccolb. The mystery is solved.

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How dare this people doubt his hawtness.

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I don’t know what to do. I love Lee Joon-gi. I loved his physicality in LAWLESS LAWYER. I am waiting to hear from my pal @pakalanapikake on this one. I mean how much physicality is there is shoving a knife into someone? @kiara are you onboard?
This would be my first Moon Chae-won drama.
The only thing I know Kim Ji-hoon from is JOSEON X-FILES: SECRET BOOK where he was terrific in playing the Korean Agent Mulder if you will. I live in NYC and going down memory lane I remember this pic from back in the day of a maybe jet lagged KJH in Times Square which currently is virtually empty:
https://igdig.com/p/874314552715030516_1581025554
Perhaps at this late date KJH has been cast as the serial killer.
The above says:
“The actor interviewed that his character is unlike any that he’s played before and that he was happy to accept the role as he was taken in by the drama’s scripts.”
Has KJH played a serial killer before?

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I'm so on board @marcusnyc20, bong-soo!
Love both leads and Ji-hoon. PD Kim Chul-gyu is one of faves.

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Thanks @kiara for the vote of confidence. I really enjoyed CHICAGO TYPEWRITER one of PD Kim Chul-gyu’s dramas and I enjoyed Writer Yoo Jung Hee’s
4 episode (not really) NAKED FIREMAN.

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PD KCG does dark shows too well and this looks one of those. I may just be in for him, he's really good at creating emotions even in smaller moments without any exageeration, together woth the beautiful cinematography in his shows by his cinematographer.

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He does :). MOTHER was excellent with him at the helm. It was the first Korean drama to be among the best in Cannes.

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@wapzy,

Thank you for the info on PD Kim Chul-gyu’s spiffy cinematography, and ability to evoke emotions without going overboard. That's mighty appealing. I still have yet to see CHICAGO TYPEWRITER, but enjoyed both CONFESSION with Lee Junho and the drama version of HWANG JIN-YI with Ha Ji-won.

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I've seen quite few shows of him because sometimes his dark shows like Mother are a very hard watch but the cinematography is enthralling and unlike some directors who exaggerate scenes to evoke emotions, PD KCG does the hardest scenes with nuance. He's actually one of my favorite PD's from S. Korea because he brongs the feelings amd substance effortlessly while never removing his original touch and vision.

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@marcusnyc20 bong-soo, cc: @kiara,

Thanks for bringing this report about Kim Ji-hoon joining the cast of FLOWER OF EVIL to my attention. And thank you, @tccolb, for this exciting update! This is intriguing news indeed. It certainly makes me want to tune in -- while crossing my fingers that the homicidal mayhem won't be too much for me.

The most recent production I've seen with Kim Ji-hoon is SWEET STRANGER AND ME, in which he played FL Soo-ae's heel of a cheating boyfriend. I enjoyed him in STARS FALLING FROM THE SKY / PICK UP THE STARS -- not only because of the cute kiddies named after the colors of the rainbow, but because Shin Dong-wook played his cousin, IIRC. Talk about a twofer. He was good in FLOWER BOY NEXT DOOR w/ Yoon Si-yoon, too. Alas, I had a hard time dealing with the literal darkness in the early episode(s) of JOSEON X-FILES, and stopped watching. I keep meaning to give it another shot.

FLOWER OF EVIL has officially been on my to-watch list since February. I've been missing Lee Joon-gi since having to drop CRIMINAL MINDS when it got to be too distressing for me. I'm hoping that this is a good one. I liked his anti-hero turn in TWO WEEKS, and hope that this role is a good one for him. I find it increasingly difficult to watch shows with serial killers (although for some reason I was able to watch all of 365: REPEAT THE YEAR, perhaps because of the other mysteries -- and the resets that mitigated the mayhem). Truth be told, I'd love to see LJG in another sageuk -- but who wouldn't? ;-)

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@marcusnyc20 bong-soo,

BTW, I just noticed the movie THE AGE OF BLOOD in Kim Ji-hoon's filmography. After watching HAECHI, it would be interesting to see this alternate version of Lee In-jwa's revolt. It sounds as if the action scenes will be right up our hack-'n'-slash-loving alleys. ;-)

http://www.dramabeans.com/2017/10/jung-hae-in-is-the-only-line-of-defense-in-conspiracy-age-of-rebellion/

http://asianwiki.com/The_Age_of_Blood

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Happy Memorial Day @pakalanapikake. Good hearing from you! I hope all is well with you and yours.
Thanks for your vote of confidence for FLOWER OF EVIL.
I will hold my one tvN slot for FOE this July.
I am sure you are aware of what also is coming in July:
Yoon Shi-yoon’s serial killer drama OCN’s TRAIN.
Will you be able to handle two serial killer dramas at the same time (lol)? LJG and YSY at the same time (maybe).
O/T We have to get these two guys together in a sageuk (as mentioned above). It would be great.
Back in March of 2019 I was only able to watch the first two episodes of CONFESSION. I forget why it was a drop. It is my favorite genre and I enjoyed Lee Jun-ho in WOL. I think there were problems with getting timely subs. Anyway ODK (of which I am a subscriber) has it available subbed.
With HOSPITAL PLAYLIST airing episode 12-final this week that will open up my one tvN slot and I am going go back to CONFESSION. That will allow me to watch Director Kim Chul-gyu again.

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@marcusnyc20 bong-soo,

Good to hear from you, too. All's well here, and hope the same goes for you in Queens.

I've got Yoon Si-yoon's TRAIN in my timetable, I just had forgotten exactly when it premieres. Hmmm. I should be able to watch it along with FLOWER OF EVIL. I just hope the cumulative body count for the two shows isn't too high. Otherwise, all bets are off. ;-)

IIRC, CONFESSION had a lot of twists and at least one terrifying psycho killer. I enjoyed Junho's portrayal. I think you'll enjoy the show. You are correct about the subtitles being delayed.

Beanies used this recap thread for discussion:
http://www.dramabeans.com/2019/03/confession-episode-1/

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sounds interesting, and, what a cast!

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I'm totally counting on this drama to entertainment me right now because there is nothing worthy currently in K-drama land.

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Omgsh

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