October is a busy month for K-Dramas on Netflix, and one series, in particular, we’re excited to see is the upcoming drama Start-Up. A new weekly K-Drama arriving in Mid-October, we have everything you need to know about Start-Up, including, the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
Start-Up is an upcoming licensed Netflix Original K-Drama series written by Park Hye Ryun and directed by Oh Choong Hwan.
When is the Start-Up Netflix release date?
The first episode of Start-Up will premiere on Netflix on Saturday, October 17th, 2020.
There will be a total of 16 episodes of Start-Up. Netflix will receive two episodes every week on Saturdays and Sunday until the series finale on December 6th, 2020.
Each episode will have an approximate runtime of 70 minutes.
Start-Up Episode Release Schedule Guide
Episodes of Start-Up will first be broadcast on South Korean cable television network tvN before arriving on Netflix the same day:
|Episode||tvN Broadcast Date||Netflix Release Date|
What is the plot of Start-Up?
In the Korean silicon valley, known as Sandbox, many hopeful businessmen and women are in the world of start-up companies. Seo Dal Mi has dreams of becoming Korea’s own Steve Jobs, and with her genius first love, an investor, and a business insider by her side, her dream may be closer than she thinks.
Who are the cast members of Start-Up?
The following cast members have been confirmed as the stars of Start-Up:
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Seo Dal Mi||Bae Suzy||Vagabond | Access 2014 | You Who Came from the Stars|
|Nam Do San||Nam Joo Hyuk||Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo | Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryo | The Great Battle|
|Han Ji Pyung||Kim Seon Ho||Catch the Ghost | 100 Days My Prince | Chief Kim|
|Won In Jae||Kang Han Na||Designated Survivor: 60 Days | Familiar Wife | Just Between Lovers|
|Jung Sa Ha||Stephanie Lee||The Last Empress | Partners for Justice | The Great Battle|
|Kim Yong San||Kim Do Wan||Moment at Eighteen | Miss & Mrs. Cops | The Great Seducer|
|Alex Kwon||Jasper Cho||Descendants of the Sun | Terius Behind Me | Video Star|
|Cha Ah Hyun||Song Sun Mi||The Guardians | Memory | Private Lives|
|Lee Cheol San||Yoo Su Bin||Crash Landing on You | Live | Goodbye to Goodbye|
Can Start-Up reach the Korean Cable Television Top 10?
Thanks to its Saturday/Sunday time slot, Start-Up has a huge chance to break into the Korean cable television top 10.
To enter the top 10, only one episode of Start-Up needs to exceed 12.55% in the ratings. To become the highest-rated tvN drama the series will need to beat the Crash Landing on You rating of 21.683%.
For Start-Up to claim the top spot it will need to dethrone The World of the Married with a giant score exceeding 28.371%.
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