Who’s excited for the premier of the brand new drama “Vagabond” (배가본드)?

Directed by Yoo In Sik, the romance-thriller series will be available for streaming on Netflix. Apart from that, it will also be airing on SBS for 32-episodes, with 35-minutes running time per episode.

The synopsis of the upcoming drama reads:

“The story of an ordinary man, Cha Dal Gun (Lee Seung Gi) who got involved in a case of a civilian plane crash, which killed his nephew. In order to uncover a hidden truth, he tries to dig up a huge national corruption. His life then intertwines with Go Hae Ri (Suzy), a covert operative for the National Intelligence Service (NIS).

Vagabond is the story of people who lost their family, affiliation, and even their names as they embark on an extremely dangerous adventure to discover the truth.”

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To get you all prepared, here are the 3 main characters headlining this action-packed series:

1. Lee Seung Gi as Cha Dal Gun

Cha Dal Gun is an aspiring martial artist and stuntman who dreams of becoming an action actor. He’s skilful in several martial arts including Taekwondo, judo, jujitsu, kendo and boxing. Sadly, he is often rejected during castings due to his fear of being in front of the camera.

He gets involved in a tragic plane crash that also kills his nephew – whom he has raised on behalf of his dead brother – along with 24 other participants of a Taekwondo demonstration. Since then, no one has the audacity to bring up the case due to an untold scandal. Cha Dal Gun willingly tries to uncover the truth in order to stand up for his dead nephew’s rights.

2. Bae Suzy as Go Hae Ri

Go Hae Ri is forced to become the head of the family to support her mom as well as her younger brother. In hopes of becoming a full-time police officer, she signs up to become an agent at the National Intelligence Service.

As the series uncover, she finds herself stuck between two life-threatening choices – where she has to choose between conscience or reality.

3. Shin Sung Rok as Ki Tae Woong

Ki Tae Woong is the team leader of NIS. He thinks like a professional and doesn’t show his vulnerable side in front of others. He often shows off his efficiency and professionalism while working.

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He’s born in a wealthy family – his father is a hospital director while his mother is a university professor. His position in the NIS comes to jeopardy when political parties start to shift.

Tae Woong then is assigned to Morocco to catch the accomplice of the terrorist attack of the plane crash. At first, he and Cha Dal Gun don’t get along well due to the fact that Cha Dal Gun interferes in the NIS operation. But as the series go, they eventually become more closer.

Supporting casts:

  • Baek Yoon Sik as Jung Kook Pyo
  • Moon Sung Geun as Hong Soon Jo
  • Kim Min Jong as Yoon Han Gi
  • Lee Ki Young as Kang Joo Cheol
  • Jung Man Sik as Min Jae Sik
  • Hwang Bo Ra as Gong Hwa Sook
  • Lee Kyoung Young as Edward Park
  • Moon Jung Hee as Jessica Lee

Check out their official “Vagabond” poster as well as the trailers below:

“Vagabond” is set to premiere on 20th September 2019.

Sources: Kpopmap, Soompi.

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