June 28: “The Whirlwind”

All 12 episodes of the Korean political drama “The Whirlwind” will be released at once. The main cast includes Sol Kyung Gu, Kim Hee Ae, and others.

The Synopsis

Park Dong Ho, the Prime Minister of South Korea, wants to punish the corrupt President who colludes with powerful family-owned corporations. Opposing him is Jung Soo Jin, the Deputy Prime Minister.

The tension reaches a boiling point when an assassination attempt on the President throws the nation’s leadership into chaos, sparking a whirlwind power clash between the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister.

The Cast & Director

Sol Kyung Gu, known for his work in “Memoir of a Murderer”, will play the lead role of Park Dong Ho. Kim Hee Ae will play the role of Jung Soo Jin. Her previous works such as “Queenmaker” (also on Netflix) and “The World of the Married” are all very successful.

“The Whirlwind” also marks the return of famous Korean screenwriter Park Kyung Su – who previous hits are “The Chaser” and “Punch” that won Baeksang Arts Awards.

The Trailer

When and Where to Watch

“The Whirlwind” will be available on Netflix on June 28. Here is the link to its Netflix’s page.

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