‘The Whirlwind’ K-Drama Coming to Netflix in June 2024

K-drama 'The Whirlwind' is coming to Netflix in June 2024!

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The Whirlwind Netflix K Drama Coming To Netflix In June 2024

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There are plenty of K-dramas to look forward to on Netflix this June, particularly the upcoming political drama The Whirlwind. Here’s everything we know about The Whirlwind on Netflix.

The Whirlwind is an upcoming South Korean Netflix Original political drama directed by Kim Yong Wan (If You Wish Upon Me) and written by screenwriter Park Kyung Soo (Punch).

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Picture: Kim Yong Wan (left) and Park Kyung Soo (right)

When is The Whirlwind coming to Netflix?

With the release of the official teaser trailer, we can now confirm that the preliminary release date we previously posted, June 28th, 2024, is 100% confirmed.

What is the plot of The Whirlwind?

The synopsis for The Whirlwind has been sourced from AsianWiki:

“Park Dong Ho is the prime minister of South Korea. He wants to punish the corrupt president, who colludes with powerful family owned corporations called chaebols, and change the world of politics. Jung Soo Jin is the deputy prime minister for economic affairs. She confronts Park Dong Ho and a fierce political strife ensues.”

Who are the cast members of The Whirlwind?

Sol Kyung Gu will play the lead role of Park Dong Ho. To date, The Whirlwind will be the second drama of Sol Kyung Gu’s career and his first since 1999. For Netflix, Sol Kyung Gu was previously seen in the thriller Kill Bok Soon.  Outside of Netflix he is most well known for his work in movies such as Memoir of a Murderer, Gonggongui Jeog, and Oasis.

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Picture: Sol Kyung Gu

Kim Hee Ae will play the lead role of Jung Soo Jin. Netflix subscribers will recognize the actress as Hwang Do Hee from Queenmaker, which is her only appearance on Netflix to date. Kim Hee Ae had the leading role in the jTBC series The World of the Married, which is currently the highest-rated cable Korean drama series in history.

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Picture: Kim Hee Ae

Joining the cast in supporting and guest roles are;

  • Lee Hae Young as Han Min Ho
  • Kim Hong Pa as Jang Il Jun
  • Jeon Bae Soo
  • Lee Jae Woong as Jo Dal Hyun [40s]

What is the production status of The Whirlwind?

Reported Status: Complete (Last Updated: 06/07/2023)

Filming for The Whirlwind reportedly took place between late January 2023 and finished in late June 2023.

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