“The Forbidden Marriage” Kdrama 2022 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “The Forbidden Marriage” Kdrama (also known as “Golden Spirit: Joseon Marriage Ban”) is an MBC original drama series that released on December 9, 2022. It will tell the story of a crown prince who bans marriage in Joseon after his beloved wife dies. “The Forbidden Marriage” stars Park Ju Hyun, Kim Young Dae and Kim Woo Seok in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki*.

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • Trailers & Clips


“The Forbidden Marriage” Korean drama tells the story of King Lee Heon (Kim Young Dae) who is unable to get over the death of his wife for 7 years. The royal family and government members have tried to get King Lee Heon married. They have even imposed a geumhonryung edict, which bans all the marriages in Joseon until the King marries. This drives the people of Joseon crazy.

Meanwhile, Ye So Rang who is a scammer claims that the spirit of the King’s late wife still exists in the palace. One day, she gets arrested in the palace. To save herself, she starts behaving as if she is possessed by the late princess’ spirit.


Historical, Rom-Com

Main Cast & Characters

  • Park Ju Hyun as So-rang
  • Kim Young Dae as Lee Heon
  • Kim Woo Seok as Lee Shin-won

Supporting Cast

  • Choi Deok Moon as Gwaeng I
  • Jung Bo Min as Hae Young
  • Yang Dong Geun as Jo Seong Gyun
  • Cha Mi Kyung as Grand Royal Queen Dowager
  • Jeon Jin Oh as Na Sang Ju
  • Lee Hyun Geol as Se Jang
  • Hwang Jung Min as a court lady
  • Kim Min Sang as Do Seung Ji
  • Lee Doo Seok as Kim Ui Jun
  • Jo Seung Yeon as Lee Jeong Hak
  • Seo Jin Won as Kwon Rip
  • Park Sun Young as Seo Un Jeong
  • Song Ji Woo as Ye Hyun Hee
  • Kim Min Ju as Ahn Ja Yeon
  • Um Hyo Sup as Ye Hyun Ho
  • Yoon Jeong Hun as Ja Chun Seok
  • Lee Jeong Hyun as Oh Deok Hoon
  • Kim Min Seok as Wang Bae
  • Hong Si Young as Jung Do Seok


  • Lee Yoo Kyung as Soo Hyang


  • Park Gyeong Ree as Cho Ran

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Friday & Saturday at 10:00 PM KST.

Episodes & Ratings

Korean drama “The Forbidden Marriage” will have a total of 12 episodes.

Still Cuts

Notes & Facts

  • “The Forbidden Marriage” is based on web novel “Geumhonryung, Joseon Honin Geumjiryung” by Chun Zi Hye.
  • Park Ju Hyun earlier starred in Korean drama “Love All Play” (2022).
  • Kim Young Dae earlier starred in Korean drama “Shooting Stars” (2022).
  • Kim Woo Seok earlier starred in Korean drama “Military Prosecutor Doberman” (2022).
  • Director: Park Sang Woo
  • Writer: Chun Zi Hye

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “The Forbidden Marriage” online on Viki here.

Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,……., Highlights

*Drama is subject to regional availability.