4 Sep 2022 By AWAY IN STYLE


While nothing in life comes free, Seungcheon and several others will soon learn that some actions have unexpected and irreversible costs in this upcoming Korean series

HONG KONG – When fate reaches out to an underprivileged high school student with the promise of a life filled with riches in exchange for a paltry sum, his life will be turned upside down when everything he ever wanted – and more – comes to pass, in The Golden Spoon – coming to Disney+ September 23.


They say that nothing in life comes for free, but when struggling Lee Seungcheon is offered a new life full of wealth and riches in exchange for the purchase of a golden spoon that is affordable, he will soon learn that there’s more to that expression than meets the eye. Referred to as “dirt spoon” by those who know him best, Seungcheon and several others will soon have their lives completely transformed in unexpected and irreversible ways in The Golden Spoon, the latest Korean series to be announced as part of the ever-growing catalogue of local APAC content available on Disney+.

Starring Yook Sungjae (Mystic Pop-up Bar, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God) as Lee Seungcheon, a boy born into dire straits who is offered a new his life with the purchase of a golden spoon; Lee Jongwon (Hospital Playlist 2, The Spies Who Loved Me) as Hwang Taeyong, the son of a wealthy head of a conglomerate; Jung Chaeyeon (The King’s Affection, My First First Love) as Na Juhee, a woman from a rich family who dreams of a normal life; and Yeonwoo (Dali and Cocky Prince, Cheat On Me If You Can) as Oh Yeojin, a girl with unparalleled ambitions; The Golden Spoon is written by Yoon Eunkyung (The Prime Minister and I) and Kim Eunhee (The Prime Minister and I, Night After Night) and is directed by Robin Song (Another Miss Oh, Beauty Inside, The King’s Affection) and Lee Han Jun.

Fans of world-class Korean storytelling can also look forward to the September 8 premiere of THE ZONE: Survival Mission, a laugh-out-loud Korean variety show starring Yu Jaeseok, Lee Kwangsoo and Kwon Yuri in a range of unexpected situations. Audiences can also currently enjoy a wealth of Korean shows including: Big Mouth about an inept lawyer who is falsely imprisoned and accused of being the country’s most notorious conman; Grid, an edge-of-your-seat mystery thriller about a shadowy figure who once saved humanity but who has now been identified as an accomplice to murder; Link: Eat, Love, Kill about a world-famous chef who has a breakdown in front of his customers and who must revisit his traumatic past; Soundtrack #1, about unrequited love between two close friends; Rookie Cops, a campus romance drama that follows the lives of a group of reckless freshmen at the Korean National Police Academy; as well as the breakout sensation Snowdrop, starring BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, in a story about a university student who goes against her family and her country to help the man she loves.


Stream The Golden Spoon on Disney+ September 23.