KBS 2TV is coming up with a new drama, Police University. Another Korean drama on university students but with a blend of the old and younger generation working together. The show will be focusing on the adventure and growth individuals go through while hustling in life. It will also focus on the daily life of students who study through the elite process to become part of Korea’s police force.
The story of a detective working as a professor forming a team with his students to fight and investigate the chaotic cases does make an interesting storyline. Talking about the show, the actors say that the show is about hardships. As police are very much respected servants of society, the actors will try their best to portray the things the veteran detective and students go through. But that doesn’t mean the show is all serious. There will be funny and wholesome moments in the show accordingly.
The Cast And Characters
My Sassy Girl’s Cha Tae Hyun will be joining the lead cast of the show. He will play the role of Yoo Dong Man. A veteran detective who has now became a professor at the Police University, teaching and training students who want to become a detective. He loves his job. But he is dying to get back on the field and work as the detective on a good cause. He will be joined by B1A4’s former member Jinyoung. Famous for his singing, songwriting, and performing skills, this isn’t his first acting gig. Jinyoung will play one of the third leads, Kang Sun Ho. Sun Ho is a hacker who wants to be a police officer. But what is his motive to become one, we’ll have to wait and see for ourselves.
The final lead of the show is Oh Kang Hee. Krystal Jung of SM’s former band F(x) will be playing Kang Hee’s role. She is a master in Judo and wants to use her skills and become a police officer. The three characters, Yoo Dong Man, Oh Kang Hee, and Kang Sun Ho are opposites of each other. Being in the same teams, there is going to be a lot of mismanagement. The way the team will make it work with their different charms and working on the case together is what it will make the show worth watching. Together they are called, Veteran detective Yoo Dong Man, genius hacker Kang Sun Ho, and rising judo star Oh Kang Hee.
Episode 1 of Police University will premiere on August 9, 2021. At Korean Standard Time 9.30 pm. The show will be broadcasted by the KBS network on their channel. But it will be available on Rakuten Viki to watch globally.
What Does The Show Revolve Around?
The show focuses on Kang Sun Ho, the teenage hacker trying to live his life. With as amazing hacking skills that he can steal gambling funds without anyone knowing, he is finding a purpose to live after having a miserable life. On the other side, Oh Kang Hee, the judo expert who wants to serve her country as a police officer. As Kang Hee and Sun Ho meet and he falls in love with her, he makes her mission his and aims to become an officer for love. Getting into the Police University with her, he gets the chance to meet Yoo Dong Man, known as the man of justice and the professor and apparently with whom he has a history. Being in the same team, will they eventually grow close to each other or will they bicker all the time is question.
Talking about his character, Jinyoung said that his character is someone who had no dreams or greed but tries to change by looking up to good people. He says that Sun Ho is foolish, charismatic, and intelligent, and it all depends on the situation he is in. Talking about his character, actor Cha Tae Hyun said that he is the mentor and someone who gives an automatic response on being asked a question.