“D.P.” is a drama that follows an army deserter arrest team. As they learn about the deserters they capture along the way, they face a reality that they never knew existed. The drama is based on the webtoon "D.P Dog Day" by Kim BoTong. It is one of the many webtoons that will be adapted into a drama in 2021. (check the lineup of webtoons to be adapted into a drama in 2021 here.)
The lead actors in this drama are Jung HaeIn, Koo KyoHwan, Kim SungKyun, and Son SeokKoo. Jung HaeIn gained attention for his leading role in “Something in the Rain” and has recently starred in the dramas “A Piece of Your Mind” and “One Spring Night”. Koo KyoHwan won Best New Actor in Film at the 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards and most recently appeared in “Kingdom”. Kim SungKyun has appeared in “The Fiery Priest” and “Moon Lovers” and Son SeokKoo has most recently appeared in “Melodramatic Body” and “60 Days, Designated Survivor”.
This is director Han JunHee’s drama directorial debut, as he has only directed films in the past. Director Han JunHee and Writer Kim BoTong are in charge.
Here is more information.
Title: D.P. / Deserter Pursuit / 디피
Director: Han JunHee
Writer: Kim BoTong , Han JunHee
Runtime: From September 27
# of Episodes: 6
Genre: Drama, Action, Military
A story about JoonHo and HyoYeol, two members of the D.P. Arrest Team in charge of capturing army deserters, and the stories they learn about the deserters along the way.
Jung HaeIn as Private Ahn JoonHo
JoonHo was recruited by the D.P. because of his keen eye and unique fighting skills. He is an expert at tracking and catching deserters and learns a lot about himself throughout his journey as a member of the D.P. unit.
Koo KyoHwan as Corporal Han HoYeol
Corporal HoYeol leads the D.P. unit. He is an unconventional character that doesn’t match the appearance of someone in the military on the outside but is sly and sharp on the inside.
Kim SungKyun as Sergeant Park BumGu
Sergeant BumGu is the head of the D.P. team. At first glance, he seems like the type to always nag, but when it comes to his team, he becomes a warm-hearted sergeant that worries for their safety. He never hesitates to confront his superiors for the sake of the D.P.
Son SeokKoo as First Lieutenant Im JiSeop
As the new captain of the Military Police Force, he has a natural tension with Sergeant BumGu. He is concerned with sticking to his morals and the possibility of advancement in his job.
Poster & Teaser
Here is one of the teasers.
Here are the official posters.
About the webtoon
The webtoon “D.P Dog Day” ( in Korean "D.P 개의 날") was written by Kim BoTong, who is also the scriptwriter for the drama. To read the original webtoon (in Korean) click here.
Have a glimpse at the webtoon below.