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The Moon That Embraces a Sun

Title: 해를 품은 달 / The Moon That Embraces a Sun
Chinese Title: 月亮怀抱太阳
Also famous as: The Sun and The Moon / The Moon Embracing a Sun
Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Period
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2012-Jan-04 to 2012-Mar-08
Air time: Wednesday Thursday 21:55


“The Moon Embracing The Sun” tells a adore story between King Lee Hwon and a womanlike shaman named Wol. Wol was innate from a eminent family and became a climax princess, though she was entrapped and faced execution. Finally, she lived as a shaman.


Kim Soo Hyun as Lee Hwon
- Yeo Jin Goo as Lee Hwon (young)
Han Ga In as Wol / Heo Yeon Woo
- Kim Yoo Jung as Wol / Heo Yeon Woo (young)
Jung Il Woo as Prince Yang Myung
- Lee Min Ho (1993) as Prince Yang Myung (young)
Jin Ji Hee as Princess Min Hwa (young)
Si Wan as Heo Yeom (young)
Kim Min Seo as Yoon Bo Kyung
- Kim So Hyun as Yoon Bo Kyung (young)
Ahn Nae Sang as Lee Hwon’s father

Production Credits

Director: Kim Do Hoon
Screenwriter: Jin Soo Wan


- Based on a novel 해를 품은 달 (The Moon That Embraces a Sun) by Jung Eun Gwol (first published Dec 29, 2005), who is also a author of a novel that Sungkyunkwan Scandal was formed on.
- Actor Joo Won was creatively expel as Prince Yang Myung, though forsaken out of a uncover due to Ojakgyo Brothers being extended. Actor Jung Il Woo has been transposed for this role.
- Actor Kim Jeong Hoon scheduled to play Heo Yeom though forsaken out a array before to filming due to his manuscript being expelled early 2012 in Japan.

Episode Ratings

Source: TNmS Media Korea

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