Netflix K-Drama ‘Murder DIEary’ Season 1: Everything We Know So Far

Netflix is adapting the webtoon 'Sarinjaonnangam' into an Original series.

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netflix k drama murder dieary season 1 everything we know so far

Starring Parasite’s Choi Woo Shik, Netflix is adapting the webtoon Sarinjaonnangam into a K-drama series Murder DIEary and will be directed by Strangers from Hell director Lee Chang Hee. Filming has yet to start but we’ll be keeping track of everything you need to know about Murder DIEary on Netflix.

Murder DIEary is an upcoming South Korean Netflix comedy thriller directed by Lee Chang Hee (Strangers from Hell) and written by screenwriter Kim Da Min. The series is an adaptation of the Korean webtoon Sarinjaonnangam.

When is the Murder DIEary Netflix release date?

Netflix has yet to confirm a release date for Murder DIEary, however, we know that the series is scheduled for release sometime in 2023.


What is the plot of Murder DIEary?

The synopsis for Murder DIEary has been sourced from MyDramaList:

Lee Tang, an ordinary college student, who gets into an argument with a customer during a part-time job at a convenience store at night, unconsciously swings a hammer, and kills him. Suffering from guilt and fear of murder, Lee Tang learns one day that the person he killed was a serial killer and slowly realizes that he has a supernatural ability to identify “bad seeds”. He soon becomes a dark hero who punishes people who committed unethical evils in the past.


Who are the cast members of Murder DIEary?

Taking on the lead role of Lee Tang is Choi Woo Shik, who stars in his second Netflix Original series after Our Beloved Summer. Choi Woo Shik made a considerable name for himself after starring in the beloved smash hit horror Train to Busan. He also starred in the Academy Award-winning movie Korean Parasite.

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Son Seok Koo has been cast as Jang Nan Gam, but will be instantly recognizable to Sense8 fans as Detective Mun. Outside of Sense8, Son Seok Koo has also acted for Netflix in My Liberation Notes, D.P., Be Melodramactic, and Designated Survivor: 60 Days.

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Lee Hee Jeon has only featured in a guest role for Netflix in an episode of Vincenzo but is most popular for his work on dramas such as Yoona’s Street, Chimera, Mouse, and The Queen of Office.

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What is the episode count?

It has been confirmed that Murder DIEary will have a total of eight episodes.


What is the production status?

Official Production Status: Pre-Production (Last Updated: 20/09/2022)

The series is currently in pre-production, but we should have confirmed filming dates soon.


Are you looking forward to watching Murder DIEary on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

Netflix K-Drama ‘Murder DIEary’ Season 1: Everything We Know So Far

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom.