Bloody Heart is a South Korean television series, also known as Red Single Heart, that stars Lee Joon, Kang Han-na, and Jang Hyuk. It is a fictional historical drama about King Seonjong, who rises to the throne as a result of a rebellion, and Lee Tae, who succeeds him. It’s a gory court romance that emerges as they point their swords at one another’s throats.
Red Single Heart Kdrama Profile
- Drama Name: Bloody Heart
- Also Known As: Red Single Heart
- Genres: Historical, Romance, Drama, Political
- Director: Yoo Young-Eun
- Writer: Park Pil-Joo
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: May 2- June 21, 2022
- Airing Days: Monday & Tuesday
- Runtime: 21:30 KST
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Bloody Heart Kdrama Plot Synopsis
The plot follows Lee Tae, who takes a key part in a rebellion against the tyrannical King Sunjong and rises to become the crown prince of Joseon. With the help of Park Gye-Won, Lee Tae’s father deposed the king and established a new kingdom. Lee Tae became the next king after succeeding his father. To attain his aim, Lee Tae feels that any action is justified. He wishes to govern as an absolute monarch, but Park Gye-Won, the First Vice-Premier, opposes this. Even more powerful than the king is Park Gye-Won.
Meanwhile, Lee Tae falls in love with Yoo Jung, the free-spirited daughter of a noble family. Lee Tae is captivated by her and names her his crown princess. However, her entire family becomes entangled in the royal court’s power struggle. As a result, her family finds themselves embroiled in a power battle at the royal court.
Bloody Heart Kdrama Cast
- Lee Joon portrays Lee Tae
- Kang Han-Na portrays Yoo Jung
- Jang Hyuk portrays Park Gye-Won
Lee Joon in the role of Lee Tae, After King Seonjong, he became King of Joseon. Unlike his father, he dreams of absolute monarchy and becoming a formidable ruler. To attain his aim, he believes that any action is justified.
Kang Han-na as Yoo Jeong, Lee Tae falls in love with this free-spirited woman. Lee Tae chooses her as his crown princess, and she becomes entangled in the power struggle, causing a family crisis.
Park Gye-won as Jang Hyuk, the first vice-premier, who is a living embodiment of authority and revered by all. He’s a “king creator” who’s set on making a smart and benevolent monarch.
Bloody Heart Kdrama Release Date: May 2, 2022 It will premiere on KBS2 and air every Monday and Tuesday at 21:30 (KST).