Sell Your Haunted House also known as Daebak budong san is a South Korean television series. The series follows an exorcist real estate agent and a scammer. The show is directed by Park Jin Seok for the Korean Broadcasting System. The exorcist performs an exorcism on real estate and opens the gates of the paranormal. The ghosts join hands with a scammer/con artist to unveil secrets. The drama Sell Your Haunted House premiered on KBS2 on April 14, 2021. Comedy and fantasy are the genres of this show. It is created by KBS Drama Production. The screenwriters of the show are Ha Soo-jin, Jung Yeon-seo, and Lee Young-hwa. Monster Union and May Queen Pictures are the production companies of the show. The show’s distributor is Korean Broadcasting System. Ki Min Soo (KBS) is the executive producer for the show Sell Your Haunted House.
Hong Ji-ah played by Jang Na-ra is a real estate agent and owner of Daebak Real Estate. She is also an exorcist who performs an exorcism in estates where people have died. She cleanses out the negativity and ghosts. Her mother was an exorcist too and she learned it from her. Oh In-beom played by Jung Yong-hwa is a con artist or a scammer who earns money by using ghosts. 20 years ago Hong Ji-ah’s mother died and the reason is still unknown. Circumstances lead Hong Ji-ah and Oh In-beom to join forces to solve the secret behind Hong Ji-ah’s mother’s death.
Cast and Production Details of Sell Your Haunted House
On September 21, 2020, it was reported that Jand Na-ra and Jung Yong-hwa have received proposals to work together in the paranormal drama series Sell Your Haunted House. It was also stated that they both are indeed considering the roles. In November 2020, the production company Monster Union confirmed Sell Your Haunted House for the first half of 2021. On February 12, 2021, it was announced that both the lead roles Jang Na-ra and Jung Yong-hwa were preparing for their respective roles in the drama. After the tvN drama series What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim(2018) that aired every Wednesday and Thursday fans will again get to see Kang Hong-seok and Baek Eun-hye sharing the screen in the latest drama series. Ahn Gil-kang and Baek Ji-won are to be seen on screen together again after their KBS2 weekend drama series Once Again (2020).
The main cast members are Jang Na –ra as Hong Ji-ah who is an exorcist and owner of Daebak Real Estate, Jung Yong-hwa as Oh In-beom who is a scammer, Kang Hong-seok as Chief Heo. Among the supporting cast members, it is expected to see Ahn Gil-kang as Do Hak-Seong who is the chairman of Dohak Construction, Kang Mal-geum as Deputy director, and many more artists.
Review and Spoilers for Sell Your Haunted House Episode 2
Episode 2 gave out the biggest revelation that is Oh In-beom is a ‘psychic’. He is not just any other psychic but a special one in the eyes of Hong Ji-ah. Oh In-beom was not aware of the news. Episode 2 of Sell Your Haunted House started on the terrace. Oh In-beom was possessed by a ghost. There was a short action scene between Oh In-beom and Hong Ji-ah. Later Hong was successful in freeing the spirit and saving Oh In-beom but the memories of the spirit did not go to Hong instead this time the memories went to Oh In-beom. The scene cuts to On In-beom on the hospital bed. He was confronted by Hong who was asking him what did the spirit’s memories show him. The scene cuts to a yellow box that has a note which says “To dad from Woo Jin.” However, Oh In Beom did not say anything about the box to Hong. Hong breaks the news to him that he is a psychic. In-Beom refused to believe her and he also said that he never hopes to meet Hong again.
At the end of the episode, we see Hong performing an exorcism on Oh In-beom and him getting possessed by her long-dead mother. He fell unconscious. The scene cuts to Oh In-beom waking up and getting a flashback when he was a boy. He saw Hong’s mother killing his own uncle. He was confused and asked Hong what was the reason behind her mother’s death 20 years ago. Hong replied by saying, “Because of me.” Oh In-beom did not say anything about his flashback to Hong. Instead, he asked her to team up with him.
The episode had everything one needs and wants. There was action, suspense, twists, and slight sparks between the two main leads. It will definitely keep you at the edge of your seat. The acting of Jang Na –ra and Jung Yong-hwa was off the charts. Every single emotion has been conveyed to the viewers so well. The writers of the show did excellent work in keeping the viewers glued to the screen as well. There is not a minute of unnecessary shots or filler shots. The background music, the scenery, and the cold, intimidating look of Hong Ji-ah add eeriness to the show. To let the viewers breathe and keep their minds fresh, there are certain comical scenes included as well. If you are a fan of occult drama that has a perfect dose of comedy, action, acting then Sell Your Haunted House is the just show the for you.
Where to watch Sell Your Haunted House?
New episodes air every Wednesday and Thursday at 6 p.m KST. Each episode has a time length of 1 hour approximately. It is said that the show will continue from April 14, 2021, to June 03, 2021, and total of 16 episodes will be released. You can watch the show on Rakuten Viki for free and also on Kocowa (available only in North and South America) with a subscription.