Veteran actor Han Suk Kyu of “Doctor Romantic,” is set to star in the highly anticipated new thriller Korean drama series “The Intimate Traitor,” with a staggering production cost of 14 billion KRW. Find out more about Han Suk Kyu’s highly anticipated return to MBC drama after 29 years.
Han Suk Kyu Secures Lead Role in 14 Billion KRW New Thriller Korean Drama Series “The Intimate Traitor”
Han Suk Kyu from “Doctor Romantic” has officially confirmed his role as the lead in the new psychological drama “The Intimate Traitor” (working title). This psychological thriller centers around Jang Tae Soo. He is a renowned profiler in South Korea, as he delves into a murder case involving his daughter.
His return to the highly anticipated drama is a significant milestone in his career. Moreover, Han Suk Kyu’s return to MBC after 29 years makes his comeback even more noteworthy. Back in 1995, he starred in the MBC drama “Hotel.”
Korean Drama “The Intimate Traitor” Plot
“The Intimate Traitor” is a gripping psychological thriller. As the top profiler delves deeper into a murder case, his investigation takes a shocking turn. He discovers his own daughter’s involvement. This intensifies the tension and creates a compelling narrative that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.
Han Suk Kyu’s Role in New Drama “The Intimate Traitor”
Han Suk Kyu portrays Jang Tae Soo, an esteemed profiler in Korea and a devoted single father. At that time, his profession in crime behavior analysis was not widely known. Nevertheless, he earned great respect within the police organization. But one day, an unexpected event shook his professional beliefs. And this also put a strain on his relationship with his daughter. Motivated by his unwavering commitment to discovering the truth and safeguarding his beloved child, he is on a mission.
Han Ah Young, who won the 2021 MBC Drama Screenplay Contest, penned the script. Director Song Yeon Hwa of hit Kdramas “The Red Sleeve” and “Hunted” will take the megaphone. The drama will begin production in March and premiere in the second half of 2024 as part of MBC’s Friday-Saturday lineup.
The highly-anticipated thriller drama has garnered significant anticipation as it has an impressive production budget of 14 billion KRW. The series aims to captivate audiences through its compelling plot, exceptional performances, and mesmerizing visuals. These elements are sure to leave a lasting impact on viewers.
Get ready to be captivated by the highly-anticipated new drama series starring Han Suk Kyu, known for his previous hits like “Pilot,” “Dr. Romantic,” “Recipe of Farewell,” and more. Han Suk Kyu will mesmerize viewers again in MBC’s upcoming thriller, “The Intimate Traitor.” Stay tuned for this exciting project!
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Source: Hankook Ilbo