Are you ready for a riveting tale of revenge, conflict, and a mysterious dark hero? The upcoming new Kdrama “Vigilante” on Disney+, adapted from the popular webtoon, promises all this and more. Starring Nam Joo Hyuk, the new Kdrama will premiere at the Busan International Film Festival. Join us as we delve into the exciting details!
Disney+ New Kdrama “Vigilante”: Storyline, Complete Cast, Release Date, and More
Korean drama enthusiasts and webtoon fans eagerly anticipate the release of “Vigilante.” This drama is an adaptation of a famous webtoon created by CRG and illustrated by Kim Gyu Sam. The webtoon has captured the hearts of global readers, amassing over 370 million views. With talented actors breathing life into well-crafted characters, the live-action adaptation of “Vigilante” promises to bring this enthralling narrative to life.
“Vigilante” follows the story of Kim Ji Yong as he takes justice into his own hands, highlighting systemic flaws and seeking justice for the wronged.
He tragically witnessed the cruel and brutal murder of his mother during his childhood. The perpetrator didn’t receive a severe punishment, which left Kim Ji Yong deeply frustrated with the justice system.
As he matures, Kim Ji Yong decides to take matters into his own hands. He leads a double life – during the week, he diligently and exemplarily studies at a police university, but he transforms into a Vigilante on the weekends.
Vigilante embodies a real-life superhero. He hunts down criminals who receive light sentences but continue to commit crimes. Vigilante wants to make sure these wrongdoers face real consequences for their actions.
But Kim Ji Yong isn’t alone in his mission. He finds a dedicated ally in Jo Kang Ok, who admires his work and wholeheartedly supports his cause. Together, they form an unyielding team.
However, not everyone supports Vigilante’s actions. Jo Heon, leader of a police team, vows to apprehend Vigilante and ensure justice prevails. He views Vigilante’s vigilantism as a breach of the law and a disruption of the justice system.
Meanwhile, Choi Mi Ryeo, a reporter at a broadcasting station, diligently covers Vigilante’s activities. Through her coverage, she highlights the positive aspects of his actions and sheds light on the controversial elements.
Kdrama “Vigilante” Cast and Characters
The impressive lineup of talented actors graces the cast of Kdrama “Vigilante.”
Nam Joo Hyuk as Kim Ji Yong
Renowned for his versatile acting skills, Nam Joo Hyuk portrays Kim Ji Yong, a student at a prestigious police university. Kim Ji Yong stands out as an exemplary police student, thanks to his impressive martial arts abilities. However, a captivating twist unveils his alter ego as a ‘Dark Hero’ during weekends. Driven by a determination to rectify the shortcomings of the justice system, he takes matters into his own hands, delivering retribution to criminals who’ve received lenient sentences.
Yoon Ji Tae as Jo Heon
Yoo Ji Tae portrays Jo Heon, a head investigator in the Metropolitan Investigation Unit. His mission involves tracking down the enigmatic Vigilante, who has garnered substantial media attention. Jo Heon embarks on an undercover mission in order to gather crucial information to unveil the Vigilante’s identity and end his vigilantism.
Lee Joon Hyuk as Jo Kang Ok
Lee Joon Hyuk takes on the role of Jo Kang Ok, a character who greatly admires Vigilante and actively supports his actions. Jo Kang Ok wholeheartedly believes in Vigilante’s cause and dedicates himself to aiding him in his pursuits.
Kim So Jin as Choi Mi Ryeo
Kim So Jin portrays Choi Mi Ryeo, a news station reporter whose role covers the activities of a mysterious figure, the Vigilante. During her investigative work, Choi Mi Ryeo stumbles upon the revelation that Kim Ji Yong, is the Vigilante. This revelation surprised her because she hadn’t anticipated Kim Ji Yong’s involvement in such daring actions. Despite now being privy to his secret, Choi Mi Ryeo remains captivated by Kim Ji Yong’s bravery and is resolute in her determination to uncover the truth behind his vigilantism.
Production and Release Date on Disney+
Director Choi Jeong Yeol, renowned for his exceptional work on “Start-Up” 2019), expertly helmed all eight episodes of this gripping series. Additionally, screenwriter Moon Yoo Seok, acclaimed for “The Devil Judge” and well-versed in crafting legal dramas, intricately crafted the captivating storyline of “Vigilante.” The production team’s remarkable talent and unwavering dedication have only heightened expectations, promising viewers a thrilling and immersive experience.
Furthermore, “Vigilante” is scheduled to premiere in the On-Screen section of the 28th Busan International Film Festival next month. Although the exact release date remains undisclosed, fans can anticipate its arrival on Disney+ in November, further heightening excitement with teaser stills.
In conclusion, “Vigilante” is a highly anticipated Korean drama based on a popular webtoon with a unique premise. It promises outstanding performances from a talented cast and production team, ensuring an enthralling and thrilling viewing experience.
Stay tuned for further updates on “Vigilante” and prepare to immerse yourself in this captivating Kdrama on Disney+!
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