K-Drama

4 highly-anticipated dramas with splendid casts to join this September competition 

These TV series of different genres, including fantasy, revenge, and romance, will dominate the small screen in September

The Sword of Aramoon: Arthdal Chronicles 2

As the follow-up series to “Arthdal Chronicles” (2019), “The Sword of Aramoon” depicts the story that takes place 8 years after Tagon (Jang Dong Gun) took the throne.

Arthdal Chronicles

Regarding viewers’ concerns over the grand worldview and directing plan for Season 2, writer Kim Young Hoon gave an explanation at the press conference on September 5th, saying “I got criticized a lot so I thought I would make Season 2 easier to watch. ‘The Sword of Aramoon’ begins with war. If you follow it, you will be able to naturally immerse yourself in the story”. Co-writer Park Sang Yeon added, “You can focus on the final winner to catch up with the story easier.”

Although Jang Dong Gun and Kim Ok Vin return to Season 2, Song Joong Ki (as Eunseom/Saya) and Kim Ji Won (as Tanya) were replaced by Lee Joon Gi and Shin Se Kyung, respectively. In addition, director Kim Kwang Sik directed the second season instead of Kim Won Seok. 

The drama premieres at 9:20 p.m. on the 9th through tvN.

The Day

Based on a popular novel of the same name, ENA’s new series “The Day” is a comedy thriller that tells about the collaboration between a clumsy kidnapper and an 11-year-old genius girl.

The Day

Yoon Kye Sang portrays Kim Myung Hoon, a father who is unexpectedly chased as a suspect in a murder while planning a kidnapping to get money for his sick daughter. Park Sung Hoon will appear as Park Sang Yoon, a detective who pursues justice, and meet the audience again within less than a month after “Not Others” ended. Attention is focused on how the two will perform in “The Day”, which airs the first episode at 9 p.m. on the 13th.

7 Escape

SBS’s “7 Escape” is a new revenge drama by “Penthouse” writer Kim Soon Ok and director Joo Dong Min. The cast includes Shin Eun Kyung and Yoon Jong Hoon, who appeared in Kim Soon Ok’s previous works “The Last Empress” and “Penthouse”. In addition, “Penthouse” star Uhm Ki Joon also joined as Matthew Lee, who plans the unimaginable survival game to take revenge on seven people. 

7 Escape War for survival

It will be released through SBS at 10 p.m. on the 15th.

Live Your Own Life

KBS2’s series “Live Your Own Life” tells the story of a family in which the members have always relied on their daughter Hyo Shim (UEE) because of her kindness and empathy. One day Hyo Shi decides to live an independent life so the members have to find their own path.

Live Your Own Life

UEE portrays the main character Hyo Shim, the third daughter who is the head of the daily of a mother and two brothers after their father disappeared.

Releasing its first episode at 8:05 p.m. on the 16th, “Live Your Own Life” is expected to help KBS2 weekend dramas overcome its slump.

Source: Wikitree

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