Moon lovers is a historical romance drama series known as Scarlet Heart Ryeo based on a Chinese novel titled “BU BU JING XIN” authored by Tong Hua. It is a South Korean series written in Korean and with English subtitles.
The series revolves around a royal family, and their hunger for power is very wanting.
The series was first released on 29th august 2016 to 1st December 2016 with a total of 20 episodes. It was one of the most expensive, with its first episode recording over 8 million Euros. It was categorized as one of the most sold dramas in Korea.
Is Moon Lovers Season 2 Renewed or Cancelled?
If the show gets renewed, a special episode might take us back to the first time Hae Soo and Wang So met at the museum.
No official announcement has been made about the release of season 2, but cast members have shown an interest in the debut.
The Moon lovers series received a lot of judgment for the poor content making and screenplay, thus receiving a low rating, but it still had a good impact on the viewers.
It is very unexpected that moon lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo season 2 will occur since it did not meet the expectations and was rated below average. However, due to the high demand from the viewers, the content creators might consider the possibility of a division of a movie. If this happens, it might be released in 2023.
The Release Date of Moon Lovers Season 2
It is the most yearned for series among viewers worldwide in the second half of 2016 in china, coming up with 300 million views after it was streamed online on a platform in china called Yonku with three episodes.
According to the viewer’s feedback, the series might get a second season around 2022 or 2023.
But they might hide all the productions and release it as a surprise since no trailer has been released yet.
Fans worldwide are still hoping for season 2 to be launched soon.
The possibility of moon lovers seasons 2 being released is very high due to the fans worldwide demand.
If the season gets renewed, chances are the lead characters will still be maintained, that is:
- Lee Ji-Eun as Hae Soo and Go Ha-Jin is a girl with a sad life who traveled back in time. She had a positive mindset and was against any injustice. She is the first person to realize Wang So’s pain and resolves to help him. She later develops feelings for the 8th prince but falls in love with the 4th prince.
- Lee Joon –Gi as the 4th prince Wang So, he is perceived to be cruel, he is feared and misunderstood by the people near him, he suddenly begins to change once she falls in love with Hae Soo, and she comes to understand he only uses the cruelness to hide his pain.
- Kang Ha-Neul, as the 8th prince Wang Wook is a very kind-hearted man who is loved by many and the people around him due to his caring nature and kind charms, which also makes Hae Soo fall in love with him.
Other characters might be added or dropped depending on the concept and storyline of the season.
The Plot in Season 2
The story revolves around the royal kingdom where a 21 st century girl, Go-Ha Jin, who is 25 years old suddenly can travel back in time during an eclipse. She wakes up in the body of Hae Soo, who is one of the royal princesses, the cousin to the 8th prince’s wife of the governing family during the ruling of King Taejo.
When in the palace, she befriends the prince and later develops a liking towards the 8th Wang Wook, who is seen as gentle and kind-hearted. Later she realizes she is in love with the 4th prince Wang Wo who is perceived to be frightening and hides behind a mask and is nicknamed the “wolf-dog.” The life of the man she loves is at risk, and she must decide to either save him or let him perish in the circle of politics.
The broken royal family uses her as a trap in the political games and power, with no idea of returning to the 21st century. She finds herself trapped in the past and tries to survive without getting involved in the royal political circle.
Unintentionally trapped between the immoral ways of the royal family to claim the throne, she finds out the politics of the palace can lead to the deaths of the princes fighting for the throne.
The first season received good reviews but still got a poor rating. Chances of the moon lover’s returning for a second chance are very minimal since it received closure in the first season.
However, fans worldwide are still hoping and demanding for the second season to be launched.