You wanted it and your requests have been heard. Your favorite duo, Song Hye-Kyo, and Kim Eun-sook are back together to bring something new to the audience. Yes, you can see the best duo of the “Descendants of the Sun” in a new avatar with the highly-anticipated revenge series, “The Glory”. Netflix has confirmed its interest in the project and we know you cannot wait any longer. So, what else do we need to know?
Who Is Behind The Making of The Glory?
As of now, the long list of casts hasn’t been updated but we know that leading Korean star, Song Hye-kyo will be coming back to win the hearts. However, for Kim Eun-sook, it will be a totally new genre of this drama series. Kim is basically known for screenwriting beautiful and heart-warming love stories.
To join the cast, Lee Do-hyun, the star whom you might know from “Sweet Home” is going to be another lead, a secret past to be precise. Netflix is producing the show and so, you can expect how big of a hit it can be. After the international success of the “Squid Game”, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo,” and “All of Us Are Dead,” Netflix has no doubts regarding the success of this upcoming series.
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Other cast members who will be in the show are Lim Ji-Yeon, Jung Sung-il, Yeom Hye-ran, Park Sung-hoon, and many more.
Though “The Glory” will be seen as a Netflix original, Hwa & Dam is also going to produce this next expected hit. You may know Hwa & Dam from thriller series like “Happiness,” “Watcher,” “Stranger,” “Record of Youth,” and more. Thus, the bar that has been set already cannot be denied. But the details about the production schedule as well as the release date are not yet updated by the team.
The Story of The Glory?
Now, coming to the main point, what is the story all about? As per the details updated by the team, the story will revolve around Moon Dong-eun, who will be played by Song Hye-kyo. The young woman in the story is planning to seek revenge on her childhood bullies who made her life miserable. Actress Song is going to portray the role of a rage-filled woman looking to find justice in her own way.
It will be not only about the bullies but all those individuals who have seen the main character getting tormented over and over again and still didn’t do anything to protect her. As mentioned before, Lee will be the main character’s secret past having the name Joo Yeo-jeong. This is going to be a new dimension for Lee as well since this will be a totally different character than he has ever portrayed.
The vision will be exhibited through the director, Ahn Gil-ho. The director is already famous for showing incredible work in previous thrillers like “Memories of the Alhambra,” “Record of Youth” and more
Netflix has understood the popularity of the Korean entertainment industry all over the world. However, the competition is growing and so, the OTT giant is very selective about what to offer to their audiences. Now that Disney+, local operators such as CJ ENM’s TVING, and many other competitors are in line, Netflix had to level up its offerings.
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As a matter of fact, Disney recently revealed their upcoming deal with the popular K-pop label HYBE that is going to help in co-produced three BTS projects that is huge. The craze surrounding the while K-pop industry is at its peak now. So, Netflix needs to match the same level of hype to bring the audiences back to its platform.
With the release of “The Glory” and having such glorified actors in the team, Netflix is hoping to make another record with this. The project has been confirmed but further updates are yet to come. The best news is that Song Hye-Kyo will be seen again in this upcoming project and the thrill is already on. We are pretty sure that Netflix and the creators will eventually drop the information to keep the hype alive amongst the audiences. So, what is your take on it? Are you excited enough to watch this K-pop show in the near future?
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