‘Under Cover’ is a 2021 South Korean television series. It is a remake of the 2016 television series of the same name. Also, BBC One’s series has only one season and six episodes in total. But this ongoing series is going to be 16 episodes long. Starring Ji Jin Hee, Kim Hyun Joo, Jung Man Sik, and Han Go Eun, this drama falls under a thriller genre. Thriller things are there to give chills down your spines. So, the same is for this drama. This drama has ‘that detective thing’ that you might have been waiting for. Moreover, Ji Jin Hee, who is best known for his roles in the shows Dae Jang Geum (2003), Dong Yi (2010), and Designated Survivor: 60 Days (2019), is a male lead.
On the other hand, Kim Hyun Joo is best known for her roles in the dramas Glass Slippers (2002), Miss Kim’s Million Dollar Quest (2004), The Land (2004), Twinkle Twinkle (2011), What Happens to My Family? (2014), I Have a Lover (2015), and Fantastic (2016) is a female lead. Furthermore, Yeon Woo Jin and Han Sun Hwa are going to portray the younger self of the two main leads. Under Cover’s plot revolves around Han Jeong Hyeon (Ji Jin Hee), who is an agent of the National Intelligence Service (South Korea). At the same time, Choi Yeon Soo (Kim Hyun Joo) is a human rights lawyer and becomes the first head of the agency for justice.
The storyline of the K-drama Under Cover
Han Jeong Hyeon, who is the agent, hides his identity as a father and owner of the bicycle repairing shop. When Choi Yeon Soo becomes the first head of the agency, a major challenge is already waiting for her. Han Jeong Hyeon, while on a certain mission, meets Choi Yeon Soo and falls for her. Eventually, the two tie a knot with each other. They live as a happy family with their two children. But now that Yeon Soo gets a promotion, nothing will be the same as before. The secrets of Jeong Hyeon might get exposed.
The secrets Jeong Hyeon has been keeping for a long time, what will happen to them? After finding out her husband’s real self, how will Yeon Soo react? Will the picture-perfect family remain the same? How will Yeon Soo manage to do justice despite the situations? The responsible position allotted to Yeon Soo, the only person she trusts the most, the justice, her family; how will she deal with the challenges? There are a lot more questions, right? But finding all the answers right away is not a good idea. So, let us take it slow. For now, watch the trailer of the Korean Drama ‘Under Cover’ on Youtube.
Where to watch the K-drama Under Cover
Well, this K-drama aired its first episode on 23 April 2021. Also, the schedule for airing the episodes is every Friday and Saturday at 23:00 KST. It is the original of JTBC, and the broadcast of the series will be on the JTBC television channel. You can watch the drama on the JTBC site online. Also, the drama has 16 episodes in total. And each episode is around 70 minutes long. The drama has directions by Song Hyeon Wook. The screenwriting is by Baek Cheol Hyeon, Jung Hye Eun, and Song Ja Hoon. As for the main cast, Ji Jin Hee as Han Jeong Hyeon and Kim Hyun Joo as Choi Yeon Soo. Also, Jung Man Sik as Do Yeong Geol and Han Go Eun as Ko Yoon Joo.
As for the supporting casts, Yoo Seon Ho, as Han Seung Goo is the son of Han Jeong Hyeon and Choi Yeon Soo. And Lee Jae In as Han Seung Mi is a daughter of Han Jeong Hyeon and Choi Yeon Soo. Also, Kim Soo Jin, as Min Sang Ah, is a best friend of Choi Yeon Soo. And Han Bo Bae as young Min Sang Ah. Also, Yeon Woo Jin and Han Sun Hwa are the young Han Jeong Hyeon and Choi Yeon Soo. So, that was all for the main cast. Since this drama has already aired on 23 April, two episodes of the drama are already available. Also, you can watch the teasers of the upcoming episodes on the JTBC site.