We’ve got historicals and bromances and musical magicians heading our way this week, drama fans! What will you be watching?
May 2, Disney+, starring Lee Joon (Bulgasal) and Kang Han Na (My Roommate is a Gumiho), Jang Hyuk (Tell Me What You Saw)
A fictional historical drama that begins when Lee Tae, the eldest legitimate son of King Sunjong who became king after the rebellion, ascends to the throne of Joseon.
Lee Tae’s father deposed the king with the help of Park Gye Won and his father became the king of a new dynasty. After succeeding his father, Lee Tae then became the next king. Lee Tae believes any action is justifiable to achieve his goal. He wants to rule as an absolute monarch, but First Vice-Premier Park Gye Won opposes that idea. Park Gye Won is even more powerful than the king.
Meanwhile, Yoo Jung is a daughter of a noble family. Lee Tae thinks of her as his wife. Due to that, her family gets involved in a power struggle in the royal court.
Goo Pil Soo Is Not There
May 4, starring Yoon Doo Joon (Radio Romance), Kwan Do Won (Ghost)
Depicts the bromance of Goo Pil Soo, a breadwinner in his 40s who dreams for his second heyday, and Jung Seok, a genius in his 20s who dreams of his own start-up company. The drama will realistically portray relatable stories, including the recent social and education problems and the employment and start-up wars. At the same time, it will draw a harmony between different generations and create a warm comedy drama that everyone can sympathize with and watch comfortably.
The Sound of Magic
May 6, Netflix, starring Ji Chang Wook (Lovestruck in the City), Choi Sung Eun (Beyond Evil), Hwang In Yeop (True Beauty)
High school student Yoon Ah Yi finances herself and her younger sister by working part-time jobs. She doesn’t know where her parents are. Debt collectors drove her father away from home—and then her mother fled too. But even with her poor financial circumstances, Yoon Ah Yi manages to rank near the top of her school academically. Yoon Ah Yi wants to become an adult as soon as possible, to have a stable job.
Her classmate Na Il Deung competes with Yoon Ah Yi for the top grade, but they begin to have feelings for each other.
One day, Yoon Ah Yi meets magician Lee Eul at an abandoned amusement park. He performs magic shows for people who believe in magic. He is a mysterious person; he comforts Yoon Ah Yi who tells him that she believes in magic.
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