Cinderella and The Four Knights – Cast & Summary

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Cinderella and The Four Knights - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Cinderella and The Four Knights officially had been released in 2016 on tvN, started from August 12, 2016, to October 1, 2016.

This drama is actually the first drama series of tvN which was aired on Friday and Saturday at 23:00 KST.

Cinderella and The Four Knights is an adaptation of a novel written by Baek Myo, Cinderellawa Nemyungui Kisa.

Initially, this drama title was Niga Cheoeumiya or You’re The First.

This drama is starred by Park So Dam, Jung Il Woo, Ahn Jae Hyun, Lee Jung Shin, Choi Min, and also Son Na Eun.

The female lead, Park So Dam, starred in Because It’s The First Time (2015) and A Beautiful Mind (2016) before starring this drama.

Meanwhile, Jung Il Woo, the male lead, had starred in Night Watchman’s Journal (2014) and High-End Crush (2015).

Cinderella and The Four Knights was aired at 23:00 KST on tvN every Friday and Saturday to replace Entourage.

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Cinderella and The Four Knights - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review


  • Title: Cinderella and the Four Knights / 신데렐라와 네 명의 기사
  • Also Known As: Cinderellawa Ne Myungui Gisa / Niga Cheoeumiya / Shinderellawa Ne Myeongeui Gisa / You’re the First / Cinderella with Four Knights
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Country: South Korea
  • Director: Kwon Hyuk Chan
  • Producer: Lee Jung Su, Gwak Geun Su, Kim Mira, Kim Yeji
  • Screenwriter: Baek Myo (novel), Min Ji Eun, Won Young Sil, Lee Seung Jin
  • Production Companies: tvN
  • Network: tvN
  • Episodes: 16
  • Air Dates: August 12 – October 1, 2016
  • Air Time: Friday and Saturday, 23:00 KST

Synopsis of Cinderella and The Four Knights

In her daily life, Eun Ha Won (Park So Dam) lives happily as a high school student. She is always bright and has a dream to be a teacher.

But, she actually hides her emotional feeling. In her past life, the accident comes up and her mother passed away because of an accident.

On the other side, her dad marries a cruel woman and later becomes a stepmother of Ha Won.

That woman steals a tuition fee for Ha Won’s academics and she forces Ha Won to be a part-timer to afford the financial issues in her family.

Long short story, she then moves to a mansion own by a chairman of a huge corporation.

In that mansion, she meets four amazing princes charming, Kang Ji Woon (Jung Il Woo), Kang Hyun Min (Ahn Jae Hyun), Kang Seo Woo (Lee Jung Shin), and Lee Yoon Sung (Choi Min).

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Main Cast

Cinderella and The Four Knights - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Park So Dam as Eun Ha Won

A high school student who is smart, bright, and athletic. She has a terrible new family after her mom’s death and treated badly by her stepsister and stepmother.

Later, she then moves to Sky House and finds a new life in that place, including meets the four handsome boys there.

Cinderella and The Four Knights - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Jung Il Woo as Kang Ji Woon

A rebellious and wild person, who becomes the middle cousin of the chairman of a big company. He is actually gentle, lonely, and very sensitive.

Initially, he develops a relation with Ha Won to protect Hyeji who has been crushing Hyunmin. After spending some time with Ha Won, Ji Woon starts to fall in love with her.

Cinderella and The Four Knights - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Ahn Jae Hyun as Kang Hyun Min

A playboy who is very arrogant and very good at playing with his words. He almost can do anything he wants and he is super confident to get any women’s heart out there.

Initially, he is interested in Ha Won, but he still loves Hye Ji. He just pretends that he doesn’t care about her at all.

Cinderella and The Four Knights - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Lee Jung Shin as Kang Seo Woo

A top star, popular songwriter, and excellent singer. She has a sweet and playful personality, which makes Ha Won fall in love with him.

Choi Min as Lee Yoon Sung

Choi Min as Lee Yoon Sung

Chairman Kang’s secretary also has a role as the three cousins’ bodyguard. He is a good man who treats Ha Won very well.

Son Na Eun as Park Hye Ji

Son Na Eun as Park Hye Ji

A fashion design student, who is also an old friend of Hyun Min. She has been crushing him since they were just a child.

Supporting Cast

People around the four Knights

  • Kim Yong Gun as Chairman Kang Jong Du
  • Kim Hyeri as Ji Hwa Ja

People around Cinderella

  • Seo Hyun Chul as Eun Gi Sang
  • Choi Eun Kyung as Park Soo Kyung
  • Go Bo Gyeol as Choi Yuna
  • Cho Hye Jung as Hong Ja Yeong


  • Jo Mi Ryung
  • Kang Eui Sik as Hyun Min’s friend
  • Kim Sun Woong as Hyun Min’s Friend
  • Kim Seon Woong as Hyun Min’s friend
  • Shin Dong Mi as Park Ok Seon
  • Jin Hye-won as Hyeji’s friend
  • Jung Young Joo as housemaid
  • Kim Jin Tae
  • Jo Kyung Hoon as Ji Woon’s boss
  • Kim Kang Hyun as Seo Woo’s manager
  • Lee Ah Hyun as Seo Woo’s mother
  • Son Seon Geun
  • Park Kyu Jeom as Director Kim
  • Gong Da Im
  • Park Hyo Jun as customer in car center
  • Kim Kwang Seop
  • Jo Eun Suk as Hyun Min’s mother
  • Gong Jung Hwan as Kang Young Jin
  • Jin Ju Hyung as Jun Su
  • Na In Woo as Jun Su
  • Kim Young Jae as Jiwoon’s father
  • Kim In Ho as doctor
  • Jun Hye Young
  • Kim So Hye
  • Song Ha Rim
  • Kang Seok Ho
  • Song Woo Suk
  • Kim Su In
  • Seo Han Gyul
  • Moon Se Yun as a convenience store manager
  • Park Young Soo as Butler Kim
  • Choi Dae Sung as a man in cloth store
  • Park Eun Ji as a TV reporter
  • Seo Bo Ik as a reporter
  • Chun Yi Seul as Kang Hyun Min’s blind date
  • Park Gwi Sun as a monk
  • Kim Dong Gyun as a plastic surgery doctor
  • Hyun Suk Hee as an orphanage’s headmaster
  • Choi Kyu Hwan as Carry Hong

OST (Original Soundtrack)

  • For You – BTOB
  • My Romeo – Jessi
  • Confession – SinB (GFRIEND)
  • If I Ever See You Again – Green Cacao ft. Monet
  • Without You – Bomi (Apink)
  • I Belive  – Younha
  • Star Fall On You – DickPunks
  • Only One – Zia
  • The Way To Find Love – CNU (B1A4)
  • Confession – Lee Jung Shin

Trailer of Cinderella and The Four Knights


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