You won’t want to miss these K-dramas and films coming to Netflix this year.
1. Hunting Dogs
‘Hunting Dogs’ is the story of three young men who set foot in the world of private loan business in pursuit of money and get caught up in a huge force. It is based on the original Naver webtoon of the same name, and directed by Kim Joo-hwan of ‘Midnight Runners‘.
Geon-woo, played by Woo Do-hwan, is a promising boxing player. To pay off his mother’s debt, he meets Choi, a loan shark, and begins a new life as a bodyguard. Lee Sang-yi takes on the role of Woo-jin, a former boxer who works with Geon-woo.
2. The Sound of Magic
‘The Sound of Magic‘ is a drama based on the webtoon ‘Anna Sumanara‘ serialized in 2010 by writer Ha Il-kwon. It is a musical drama about the meeting between a girl, Yoon Ah-yi, who wants to become an adult too early, and Lee Eul, a magician who wants to remain a child even after becoming an adult. Ji Chang-wook plays Lee Eul, and Choi Sung-eun was cast as Yoon Ah-yi.
3. The Accidental Narco
‘The Accidental Narco‘ depicts the story of a civilian businessman who has no choice but to cooperate with the secret operation of the National Intelligence Service to arrest a Korean drug lord who has taken control of Suriname, a country in South America.
The drama is based on a true story and will be directed by director Yoon Jong-bin, who directed ‘Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time’, ‘Kundo: Age of the Rampant ’ and ‘The Spy Gone North’. The cast includes Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Park Hae-soo, Jo Woo-jin, and Yoo Yeon-seok.
4. Model Family
‘Model Family‘, starring Jung-woo, Park Hee-soon, Yoon Jin-seo, and Park Ji-yeon, tells the story of an ordinary father who is on the brink of bankruptcy and divorce, who accidentally finds a car with a lot of money and gets entangled with the second-in-command of a drug gang.
5. 20th Century Girl
Netflix’s next original film ‘20th Century Girl‘ is also coming out this year. It is a romantic story about a painful but exciting first love of a 17-year-old girl, Bora (Kim Yoo-jung), whose friendship precedes love in 1999, the late 20th century.
6. Korean remake of ‘Money Heist’
‘Money Heist‘ is a Spanish series streaming on Netflix, about a genius called The Professor gathering eight criminals to rob the Spanish Mint and the Central Bank.
Yoo Ji-tae was cast as Professor of the robbery team. Berlin, who is the leader of the eight robbers, is played by Park Hae-soo.
7. Remarriage & Desires
‘Remarriage & Desires‘ is a realistic satire depicting the desires of those who dream of entering high society through marriage or remarriage.
Kim Hee-sun will play Seo Hye-seung, who lives as a middle-class housewife in Gangnam and loses everything in an instant.