The latest Korean drama ‘My Name’ will soon air on Netflix on October 15.
The series follows a woman named Jiwoo (Han So-hee) who joins a criminal organization to avenge her father’s death.
He was also assigned to be a spy at the police station and used a pseudonym. When transferred to the Narcotics Unit, Jiwoo finds new clues that could reveal his father’s killer.
If you’re curious about the story, take a look at the following five things that make ‘My Name’ worth the wait!
Great female lead
‘My Name’ is a noir series about revenge that features a variety of tense action actions.
When carrying out his revenge action, the main character can defend himself, including when fighting. At today’s press conference, actor Park Hee-soon said, “When I read the script for ‘My Name’, I felt the story was very original because the main character of this series is a woman”.
He also commented on the various complex emotions that Jiwoo experienced along with the storyline. Played by talented actress Han So-hee with captivating acting, Jiwoo is a great person who will amaze you.
Action is very prominent in this story and the audience will not be disappointed by the various battle scenes.
Ahn Bo-hyun said, “Each cast undergoes intense combat training.” Park Hee Soon added, “Our game action does not rely much on the help of ropes or computer graphics. Everything is very emotional, so I think the whole scene is emotional and presents a real fight.”
Director Kim Jin-min also expressed that he wanted to emphasize the real action action in the series and offered praise to the cast, “I’m very proud because our team produced more games than some other shows”.
Enchanting revenge story
To produce a good revenge series, there must be a compelling story and a compelling reason behind it that can convince viewers.
Han So-hee explained, “Jiwoo witnessed the death of his father at a very young age, and he had no choice but to choose this path.” Jiwoo then contacted his father’s friend who is a leader of a criminal organization to help carry out his revenge.
The boss of the Dongcheon cartel named Mujin (Park Hee-soon) also accepts Jiwoo and helps him to get a new identity and infiltrate the police. ‘My Name’ offers a unique revenge story by featuring a member of a criminal organization disguised as a police officer.
Director Kim Jin-min
The cast of ‘My Name’ conveyed various compliments to director Kim Jin-min who had previously worked on the popular series ‘Extracurricular’.
Park Hee-soon commented, “Director Kim Jin-min did a great job directing Extracurricular, so I really trust him.” Ahn Bo-hyun added, “I am a huge fan of the Extracurricular series as well.”
Like the dark and bold story in ‘Extracurricular’, viewers can also look forward to Kim Jin-min’s similar directing skills in ‘My Name’. The director also expressed his enthusiasm when returning to the action genre for this series.
A line of talented players
Han So-hee is an actress who is on the rise thanks to her roles in ‘The World of the Married’ and ‘Nevertheless’.
Director Kim Jin-min also expressed his appreciation for the two senior actors Park Hee-soon and Kim Sang-ho who have led the other cast with their hospitality and experience. On the other hand, Ahn Bo-hyun, Lee Hak-ju, and Jang Yull are actors who are on the rise thanks to their respective prowess in series such as ‘Itaewon Class’ and ‘The World of the Married’.
Director Kim Jin-min even revealed that he had wanted to work with the actors for a long time after watching their performances. ‘My Name’ will show the quality of the actors’ acting that will not disappoint.
Which reason attracted you the most? Don’t miss the premiere of ‘My Name’ on October 15th at 2 PM, only on Netflix! (1NEWS)