Netflix has been on a roll recently with the release of 3 very successful dramas which undoubtedly went viral on social media – Crash Landing On You, Itaewon Class, and Kingdom. And if you're one of the many people who's watched all three and are now looking for a new drama or film to fill in the void these shows left you, Netflix has got you covered!
Here are 5 Korean stories slated to arrive on Netflix in the coming weeks:
Launches on: March 28
Rugal centers on Kang Gi Beom, an ex-police detective who witnesses the murder of his wife at the hands of the terrorist group ARGOS. Thinking he's lost everything after he's suspected of his wife's murder, he is approached by the chief executive director a special organization called Rugal, who requests that he gets an artificial eye transplant and joins the group. He is then born again as a human weapon, planning to take revenge on ARGOS for everything they've done to him.
The show stars Choi Jin-hyuk and Park Sung-woong.
Time To Hunt
Launches on: April 10
Set in a dystopian city, Time to Hunt is a film that follows Jun Seok who plans to start a new life with his friends Jang Ho, Ki Hoon, and Sang Soon after being released from prison. Knowing they've got nothing to lose, they plan a casino heist, which seemed like a bulletproof plan until they get chased by a mysterious hunter who wants them dead.
The film stars Lee Je Hoon, Choi Woo Sik, Ahn Jae Hong, Park Jeong Min, and Park Hae Soon. The film was invited to the 70th Berlin International Film Festival for a special gala screening.
Launches on: April 29
Extracurricular is a teen crime drama centering on a group of high school students who choose a life of crime and face the consequences that come with their choices. It follows Oh Ji Soo who commits a serious crime to pay for his college tuition on his own, no matter what his means are. The drama stars Kim Dong Hee, Jung Da Bin, Park Ju Hyun, and Nam Yoon Su.
The King: Eternal Monarch
Launches on: April 2020
The King: Eternal Monarch marks Leee Min Ho's return to our screens after his military service. Paired with Goblin's Kim Go Eun, this drama revolves around the relationships of people who come from two parallel universes. It King Lee Gon who wants to seal the gateway between the two worlds, and Jung Tae Eul, a police inspector whose goal is to protect the lives of people around her.
It's Okay to Not Be Okay
Launches on: June 2020
Kim Soo Hyun and Seo Ye Ji pair up in It's Okay to Not Be Okay, a drama about the romance between two people who heal each other's emotional and psychological wounds. Kim Soo Hyun portrays Moon Gang Tae, a caretaker working at a psychiatric ward who doesn't believe in love. Seo Ye Ji, on the other hand, plays Go Moon Young, a children's book writer that's clueless about love. While she is popular among all age groups, she is also very antisocial and indifferent to others.
*Homestream image screenshot from The King: Eternal Monarch teaser.