“Vagabond” (2019 Drama): Cast & Summary
“Vagabond” is an action thriller drama highly awaited.
Lee SeungGi and Suzy are reuniting for this drama! Both acted together as the main characters in “Gu Family Book” (2013). Lee SeungGi last drama was “Korean Odyssey” (2018) and for Suzy “While You Were Sleeping” (2017). Shin SungRok starred in dramas such as “You Who Came from the Stars” (2013-2014) and “Return” (2018).
“Vagabond” is one of the Korean dramas with the highest production cost.
Here is more information about the drama.
Director: Yoo InSik
Writer: Jang YoungCheol, Jung KyungSoon
Network: SBS & Netflix
Runtime: From Sept. 20
# of Episodes: 16
The story of an ordinary man who got involved in a case of a civilian plane crash. In the middle of a hidden truth, he tries to dig up a huge national corruption. It is the story of vagabonds who lost their family, affiliation, and name in a frank and extremely dangerous adventure to discover the truth.
Lee SeungGi as Cha DalGun
A stuntman who knows martial arts well that dreams to be an action actor. He is full of confidence and guts.
His role model of life was Jackie Chan. He entered the stunt world with the dream of becoming an action star. He knows 18 martial arts such as Taekwondo, judo, jujitsu, kendo, and boxing. However, due to his fear of the camera, his casting was canceled several times. Before “the event”, he was just living has an ordinary young man.
His nephew was on the Taekwondo demonstration team of 25 children who died on the plane crash. Cha DalGun is an orphan and he was raising alone his nephew on the behalf of his dead brother.
No one is talking about the plane crash where his beloved nephew, 24 children and hundreds of innocent people died. He has to uncover the truth.
Suzy as Go HaeRi
To support her mother and her younger sibling, she decided to work for National Intelligence Service (NIS) as 7th-grade official. Her dad was a marine and died during an operation.
She is trying to support her mom who is being swindled and her brother who is a delinquent college student. She had to become the head of the family.
One plane crashed while she was working as a contract employee at the Korean Embassy in Morocco. She had to face all sorts of hardships with the furious family of the deceased. One creepy guy appears and says that the plane crash is a terrorist act.
Jean-Paul Sartre said “Life is C between B and D-Choice between Birth and Death”. She has to make a life-threatening choice between conscience and reality.
Shin SungRok as Ki TaeWoong
Team leader of NIS’s information team. He thinks like a ‘professional’, he does not show more of himself than necessary. The man shows off about being efficient at work.
His father is a hospital director and his mother is a university professor, he was born into a wealthy family. The NIS was facing frictions since the change of political party. His position was in jeopardy.
He was dispatched to Morocco to catch the accomplice of the terrorist attack of the plane crash. From the first time he met Cha DalGun, they don’t get along. He did not like the fact that he intruded the NIS operation. A prickly and uncomfortable but funny buddy relationship was formed.
Teaser & Posters
Here is one of the teasers of the drama.
Here are the posters.
The show is available on Netflix.
They will be filming out of Korea such as Morocco, Portugal, etc …
They start to film in June 2018 and the drama was fully pre-produced.
Fans are expecting an amazing level of chemistry like both actors had in “Gu Family Book” (2013).
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