OCN’s new drama “Watcher” has confirmed its main cast!
“Watcher” will be a psychological thriller that follows three people whose lives are destroyed by a tragic accident as they become a team that uncovers corruption and fights against people with power. With an interesting premise of good cops catching bad cops, the drama will talk about the various facets of humanity in a new way.
Han Suk Kyu, Seo Kang Joon, and Kim Hyun Joo were all in talks to join the drama, and they are now all confirmed for the main lead. Han Suk Kyu will play the role of Do Chi Kwang, the head of the anti-corruption team. He was a thoughtful, elite police officer who felt pride in catching the bad guys but after a series of events, he uncovers corruption in the police force and realizes the importance of internal monitoring, and he becomes the col and exact team leader who doesn’t let personal relationships cloud his judgment.
Seo Kang Joon will play Kim Young Goon, a motor patrol officer. Though he is a warm and affectionate person, he hides all of that at his job and acts cold and distant. He had applied to work as a motor patrol officer because he wanted to work alone, and by chance, he meets Do Chi Kwang, who has something to do with something that happened to him in the past. Though Kim Young Goon had tried to erase his shocking past, meeting Do Chi Kwang leads him to join the anti-corruption team to find the truth.
With them will be Kim Hyun Joo, who will play the popular lawyer Han Tae Joo. After being admitted to the police academy, she changed paths to become an elite prosecutor. During her career as a prosecutor, an investigation she got involved in went too far and she almost lost her life in the process. Since then, she has set up her own private law firm after quitting her job as a prosecutor, and fate leads her to the anti-corruption team.
The production staff stated, “‘Watcher’ will be a psychological thriller that follows the duality of human beings through various investigations. This drama has been in the works for over two years, and we are doing our best to create the greatest drama. Han Suk Kyu, Seo Kang Joon, and Kim Hyun Joo will play characters they have never played before, so please anticipate it.”
“Watcher” will be directed by Ahn Gil Ho, who worked on “Memories of the Alhambra” and “Stranger,” and the script will be written by Han Sang Woon, who wrote “Good Wife.” The drama is set to begin airing in the second half of the year.
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