A respected scholar inadvertently becomes the protector of a mischievous princess. Gyeon Woo (Joo Won) enjoys the fame of “Joseon’s National Treasure” as a renowned scholar of his generation. When the king asks him to properly educate his sassy daughter, Princess Hye Myung (Oh Yeon Seo), Gyeon Woo has his work cut out for him.
But when rebels come after Hye Myung and challenge her future reign, Gyeon Woo inadvertently becomes her protector. Gyeon Woo’s job becomes something that he didn’t anticipate, but can he save Hye Myung from a terrible fate and keep her throne?
“My Sassy Girl” is a 2017 South Korean television drama series directed by Oh Jin Seok. It is based on the 2001 hit film by the same title directed by Kwak Jae Yong but takes the modern-day story back to the Joseon Dynasty.