The series will most probably have 10 episodes in the first season.
Korean dramas on Netflix have hit it off in 2021 and how! If you thought that the trend was coming to an end, think again! With the giant streaming platform announcing forthcoming titles many weeks and months before schedule, there’s little left to conjecture that K-dramas are the in-thing on Netflix.
My Name is the latest to join the roost. So, if you are a fan of K-dramas, better note the date for when you can add this upcoming show to your binge-watch list. Ever since Netflix put up the promotional posters for the series, My Name has been trending on social media big time.
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What is the plot of My Name?
The narrative of the South Korean drama is about settling scores between the police and one of South Korea’s largest organised crime syndicates. Yoon Ji-Woo (Han So-Hee) works in an organised crime gang. He is turned against the police after his father dies suddenly and under mysterious circumstances. Realising that there is more to the situation than meets the eye, she starts working as an undercover police officer to find those who might have a hand in her father’s death. Thus, Yoon plots to exact vengeance. She joins hands with the mafia boss Choi Moon-Jin (Park Hee-Soon) and works as a mole in the police department to find the truth. Her partner Detective Jeon Pil-Do (Ahn Bo-Hyun) is a sucker for rules and eyes Yoon with suspicion.
When will the series release on Netflix?
My Name will start streaming on Netflix from October 15. Sparse information is available about the production of the series but Netflix officially affirmed the release date after putting up the promotional images. The series will most likely have 10 episodes, but official word on the same is yet to be out.
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Who is the director and cast members of My Name?
Kim Jin-Min, the popular South Korean filmmaker, who has successful series to his credit like Extracurricular (2020) and Marriage Contract (2016), has helmed the series. Screenwriter Kim Ba-Da, known for Life Risking Romance (2016), The Huntresses (2014) and Hero (2012), has penned the script with Kim.
Han So-Hee, a popular face as a South Korean actor and model from Ulsan, stars as the protagonist. She had made her acting debut in Reunited Worlds (2017) and then went on to land the leading role in Money Flower (2017) and 100 Days My Prince (2018). The actress played the lead Yoon Na-Bi in the recent series Nevertheless.
Ahn Bo-Hyun, the actor and model from Busan, who is noted for his performances in Descendants of the Sun, Her Private Life and Itaewon Class, will star alongside Han. He won ‘Rising Star Actor of the Year’ at the 2020 Brand Awards for Itaewon Class.
Park Hee-Soon, a veteran actor in modern Korean cinema, will join them as the main cast. He has delved into both the big and small screens, with titles like The Scam, 1987 and Seven Days to his credit.
More details on the much-anticipated K-drama are awaited.