After a successful breakthrough with “The Last Empress” and three seasons of “The Penthouse” series, writer Kim Soon Ok will return with another promising mystery-thriller Korean drama, “The Escape of the Seven”. With a promising cast lineup including Hwang Jung Eum and Lee Joon, “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama raises more anticipation by announcing the complete cast lineup, teaser trailer, and approximate release date. So, what is the story about, and will the new drama garner as much attention as “The Penthouse”? Continue reading for a more detailed discussion.
“The Escape of the Seven” Korean Drama Announces Cast, Teaser Trailer, and Release Date
Korean drama fans who have been waiting for a good roller-coaster ride of emotions and thrilling mystery will soon be able to quench their thirst in Kim Soon Ok’s upcoming project, “The Escape of the Seven” (a.k.a. “7 Escape”).
On August 18, SBS revealed the teaser trailer of its upcoming Korean drama, “The Escape of the Seven”. The teaser trailer gave viewers glimpses of the thrilling mystery and dramatic encounters viewers will witness in the new makjang drama, along with the outstanding transformations of the actors.
Along with the teaser trailer, “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama finally revealed the release date of its first premiere. And watching the exhilarating encounters between the characters in the teaser trailer, fans can’t wait for the drama’s release.
Storyline and Characters: IMPRESSIVE Cast Lineup
So, what is “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama about, and what characters with the impressive cast lineup will portray this time?
Completely wrapped in the thrilling mystery-crime genre, “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama will tell the story of the horrible mystery behind the disappearance of a young girl. Seven people from different backgrounds will entangle themselves in complicated lies and ambitions that tie them all with the missing girl’s case. Reports mentioned that watching “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama will give viewers the experience of witnessing the divine judgment of the people deserving the punishment.
Along with the promising storyline, “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama has also involved a star-studded cast lineup.
Uhm Ki Joon as Matthew Lee
“The Penthouse” actor Uhm Ki Joon will be reuniting with writer Kim Soon Ok and director Joo Dong Min, taking the role of Matthew Lee. He is an executive from Korea’s largest mobile platform company who has been hiding his true self. Only a few people truly know who he is, and it will be exciting to see what secrets he holds in the missing girl’s case.
Hwang Jung Eum as Geum Ra Hee
Leaving her rom-com queen title, actress Hwang Jung Eum will make another shocking transformation as Geum Ra Hee in “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama. Geum Ra Hee is a representative of a drama production company with a self-righteous personality. She will do whatever it takes to achieve wealth and success. She doesn’t even hesitate to use her long-abandoned daughter as her means to acquire large inheritance. But on her way to find the daughter, life comes back and bites her with shocking encounters.
Lee Joon as Min Do Hyuk
Rising actor Lee Joon will take on the role of a former gangster, Min Do Hyuk. Min Do Hyuk has no dreams or hopes and has been living his life based on loyalty. Unfortunately, betrayals always found him throughout his lifetime and hurt his principles.
Yoon Jong Hoon as Yang Jin Mo
Furthermore, another stunning actor of “The Penthouse,” Yoon Jong Hoon, will once again show his transformation as Yang Jin Mo. Being the CEO of Cherry Entertainment agency, Yang Jin Mo hides an endless amount of greed behind his gentle appearance. Enemies and comrades are just equals for him as long as they can provide him benefits in any way.
Lee Yoo Bi as Han Mo Ne
Moreover, Lee Seung Gi’s sister-in-law, actress Lee Yoo Bi will take on the role of idol trainee Han Mo Ne. She is the star of the campus with the perfect dream-like life: stunning beauty, wealthy family background, and outstanding talent. However, her life starts to become full of uncontrolled lies with deep dark secrets.
Shin Eun Kyung as Cha Joo Ran
“The Last Empress” and “The Penthouse” actress Cha Joo Ran will also reunite with writer Kim Soon Ok in the role Cha Joo Ran.
Having an immeasurable love for money, Cha Joo Ran has been living with a wealthy chairman as old as her father. She has been doing her very best to gain and retain the affection of the chairman, all because of his money.
With her unpredictable actions and personality, Cha Joo Ran’s life turns upside down when her enemy Geum Ra Hee appears with the chairman’s only granddaughter.
Jo Yoon Hee as Go Myung Ji
Actress Jo Yoon Hee will finally return after 3 years as “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama cast, Go Myung Ji. Having no hesitation in everything she does, Go Myung Ji will have no problem lying to protect anything and anyone precious to her.
Jo Jae Yoon as Nam Chul Woo
The million-face actor Jo Jae Yoon will take part in “The Escape of the Seven” cast as detective Nam Chul Woo. Spending his career on the outskirts of the city, Nam Chul Woo has never had any luck with all his cases in 5 years. Until one day, he suddenly gets a speedy promotion.
Lee Deok Hwa as Bang Chil Sung
Finally, Korean drama’s favorite grandfather actor Lee Deok Hwa will take the role of Chairman Bang Chil Sung. Renowned with the name of Chairman Bang, he is a wealthy real-estate mogul who has been living with his tenant Cha Joo Ran, to whom he has surprisingly been opening up. One day, his granddaughter suddenly appears, giving him inexplicable feelings.
Full Teaser Trailer and Release Date
The rising anticipation for the complicated conflicts and exciting dynamic in “The Escape of the Seven” has already earned the Korean drama a season 2.
Even before its premiere, Newsen announced in February that “The Escape of the Seven” had already been preparing for a Season 2.
“The drama will unfold the story of the desperate escape of the seven people whose lives get entangled in secrets and ambitions. The undefeatable synergy between writer Kim Soon Ok, director Joo Dong Min and the star-studded cast will bring another sensation to “The Escape of the Seven” Korean drama.”the production team.
So, are you excited about “The Escape of the Seven” release date?
In the latest announcement, “The Escape of the Seven” release date will be on September 15 at 10 PM KST, and here’s the first trailer.
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