The upcoming action thriller drama Bloodhounds has piqued the attention of the audience. The series was initially going to be named “Hunting Dogs,” but that was renamed “Bloodhounds,” which sounds more suitable.
With that in mind, here’s all you need to acknowledge about the upcoming series, including its concept, actors, and release date.
Release Date of Bloodhounds.
Bloodhounds, one of the most-awaited Korean television programs of the year, will be available online on June 9.
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The cast of Bloodhounds.
The series’ star-studded cast is led by Woo Do Hwan, who portrays Kim Geon Woo, and Lee Sang Yi, who plays Hong Woo Jin. Both actors are most recognized for their versatility, taking on various roles with each subsequent series.
On the other hand, it would be intriguing to see how Lee Sang Yi, who played Ji Sung Hyun in Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, will portray an arrogant and brutal character in Bloodhounds.
Heo Joon Ho and Kim Sae Ron, who plays President Choi and Cha Hyeon Joo, will also have significant roles in the drama.
Park Sung Woong, who played the main villain in the popular Korean sci-fi series Rugal, will also be an excellent addition to the Bloodhounds crew.
While these key characters are essential to the plot, the drama also stars :
- Jung Da Eun
- Jo Wan Ki
- Cho Si Won
- Yoon Yoo Sun
- Lee Hae Young
- Ryu Soo Young
- Choi Young Joon
- Tae Won Seok.
Jason Kim directed and wrote Bloodhounds.
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The plot of Bloodhounds
Other than a few still photos from the first look, Netflix has yet to release a trailer for Bloodhounds.
However, because the series is a version of a well-known webcomic, the plot proceeds in the original material: Kim Geon Woo, Hong Woo Jin, and Cha Hyeon Joo are the three central characters in the story.
Geon Woo, a former high school pupil, and boxer, comes from a family with limited resources, as his mother used to borrow money from loan sharks to maintain the family when they were younger.
He was forced to quit school and seek a well-paid job to repay the money he owed to loan sharks. These loan sharks will go to any length to compensate for their losses.
Woo Jin is also a high school student but is precisely the opposite of Geon Woo. Woo Jin was expelled from his former school because he had been bullied his entire life.
When President Choi, a well-known figure in the criminal underworld who dominates the country from the shadows, contacts the two teenagers through Hyeon Joo, who works for him, they ecstatically accept, hoping it will transform their lives.
Their duty as bloodhounds, however, compels them to recover debts owed by others. They must throw aside their convictions and work their way up the ranks to be successful in this career.
How can these high school kids, one of whom aspires to be a boxer and the other to live a life of luxury, adjust to the new working set of the underworld?
The webtoon gained a large following due to its depiction of the harsh realities of South Korean societal issues and a captivating plot that kept viewers hooked to the screen until the end.
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How many episodes are there?
We can confirm that there will be eight episodes in all. Each episode will last around 60 minutes.