Ahn Bo-hyun’s Gold Spoon Has Begun Filming in Daejeon

The filming of Ahn Bo-hyun-starrer K-drama series ‘Gold Spoon’ has started in Daejeon. Alternatively titled ‘Chaebol X Detective,’ the show revolves around Jin Yi-soo, the third-generation heir of a chaebol empire, who collaborates with the police to help find wanted criminals. He has had everything in his life thanks to his successful family business but due to an unforeseen incident, he joins the Kangha Police Station’s violent investigating unit that arrests thieves, only to be caught in a web of corrupt criminals in bed with government agencies.


The filming of the series took place in a police station in Dongbu, located in the Daejeon metropolis. Located alongside forested hills and the Geum River in the central-west region of South Korea, the region has previously hosted the filming of ‘Squid Game,’ ‘Train to Busan,’ ‘Sweet Home,’ ‘Mr. Sunshine,’ ‘New World,’ ‘Chasing,’ etc.

Ahn Bo-hyun (‘Yumi’s Cells’ and ‘My Name’), who plays the role of Jin Yi-soo, is a former model who began his acting career in 2014. A recipient of the APAN Star Award, he is one of the most sought-after actors in South Korea. His other well-known shows include ‘Itaewon Class,’ ‘Descendants of the Sun,’ ‘Wednesday 3:30 PM,’ ‘Her Private Life,’ and ‘Military Prosecutor Doberman.’ On August 3, Ahn Bo-hyun’s relationship with Jisoo, a member of the band Blackpink, was confirmed by his agency, FN Entertainment. His latest romance-fantasy drama ‘See You in My 19th Life’ premiered in June 2023.

In August, the actor got into a bit of a controversy as one of the behind-the-scenes videos of his drama ‘Yumi’s Cells’ surfaced. Bo-hyun is seen rehearsing his lines as one of the staff members is seen holding the script for him in one hand. While some viewers expressed their displeasure stating that he should have held it himself, others asked to not judge the actor too hastily and without context.

Park Ji-hyun (‘Reborn Rich’) is playing the role of Lee Kang-hyun, a seasoned detective known for her unwavering passion and impressive investigative skills. Her popular credits include ‘Love All Play,’ ‘Yumi’s Cells,’ ‘Do You Like Brahms?’ ‘Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung,’ ‘Anchor,’ etc. Kang Sang-joon (‘The Villain of Romance’ and ‘Bo-ra! Deborah’) plays Yoo Jun-young as well.



The show is written by Kim Ba-da, who is known for writing ‘My Name’ and ‘Life Risking Romance.’ Ba-da’s other credits include ‘The Huntresses,’ ‘Hero,’ and ‘A Man Who Was Superman.’ Kim Jae-hong is at the helm of the series. His credits include ‘Revenant,’ ‘Youth,’ ‘Through the Darkness,’ ‘Nara’s Marvelous Days,’ etc. SBS’s ‘Gold Spoon’ has been reported to be aired in the second half of 2023, but no date has been revealed yet.

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