We can never get enough of K-dramas, and we know this very well. Every now and then, people like us scroll through the internet for the latest K-dramas to watch. Be it the high school romance dramas or the office romance, the craze of these plots will never fade away. The K-drama industry always has a plan to make their fans happy and make them feel connected. Although the language proved to be a barrier initially, that issue is resolved too. The inclusion of easily understandable subtitles is a boon for K-drama addicts.
And for our pleasure, the K-drama industry is ready to launch another crime-thriller this year. After shows like Abyss and Vagabond, fans will solve another murder mystery. That Night is, thus, a highly anticipated K-drama of the year featuring Kim Soo-Hyun and Cha Seung-won.
What Do We Know About That Night K-drama?
That Night is an upcoming K-drama scheduled for release in the second half of the year 2021. Shows with crime, mystery, and thriller as a genre have been prevalent in the South Korean TV industry. As a result, the show has gathered huge hype since its announcement in January 2021.
It is a show based on a British television series Criminal Justice written by Peter Moffat. This show aired on BBC One, from 2008 to 2009, being one of the most popular shows of its time.
The story of That Night is about two men facing their challenges when a mishap occurs. It leads to a juxtaposition of their lives, creating a ruckus for both of them. Kim Hyun-soo is a normal college student who faces hardships when he unexpectedly becomes a suspect in a murder case. He is charged with murdering a woman.
Whereas Shin Joong-han is a low-level lawyer. He barely manages to pass the bar examination. He has always been a below-average person in his life. The story unfolds as he turns out to be the sole person who will step forward to help Kim Hyun-soo.
That Night is expected to be an interesting drama with a lot of suspense and mystery. It will turn out to be a way of depicting the reality of the legal system. The drama is being made to reveal the cruel behavior of society with the suspects and how biased the people are in their real lives.
Cast of That Night
Since the announcement was made regarding the production of this upcoming murder mystery, fans all over the world were crazy to find out the star cast featuring in the show.
That Night stars Kim Soo-Hyun and Cha Seung-Won in lead roles. Kim Soo-Hyun will be back on screen after his highly appreciated performance of an orphaned caregiver, Moon Gang-tae, in a Netflix original- It’s Okay to Not Be Okay. He influenced a lot of people through this role, working alongside Seo Yea-ji and Oh Jung-se. Being one of the famous chocolate boys of the South Korean industry, this will be his first-ever murder mystery show. Fans are eagerly waiting for Soo-Hyun’s new portrayal.
After working in the drama A Korean Odyssey in 2017, Cha Seung-won will finally return to the Tv screens, making us wait for three years. He will be portraying the role of a third-level lawyer, who has always been useless in his life. Even after being a subject of mockery, he will play a major role in solving the murder mystery and help the college student to get rid of the charges.
Further announcements regarding the supporting cast of the drama are yet to be made.
Production Details of That Night
The making of That Night K-drama was announced on 5th January 2021. This show will be co-produced by Studio M, Chorokbaem Media, and Gold Medalist.
The show based on British Broadcasting Corporation(BBC) crime series Criminal Justice will initiate its filming in the first half of the year. It is scheduled to broadcast towards the second half of the year 2021. It will be written by Kwon Soon-kyu. The director of That Night is Lee Myung-woo.
On 13th January 2021, BBC Studios confirmed the adaptation through its media center.
Further details regarding the cast and its release are the talk of the town, which will be soon shared by the production house.