There are quite a few new shows coming to DramaFever in the months of June and July. We have several popular Korean dramas as well as a nice selection of new movies to choose from. Let’s see what they are adding to their library:
Doctors (Doctor Crush)
It’s always good to see Park Shin Hye back in a drama, and she is joined by her co-star Kim Rae Won. Get ready for a heartwarming story of redemption as she works to become a doctor.
*Stars: Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won
This action thriller stars Park Shin Hye as Hye Jung, a jaw breaking street fighter who has had a rough upbringing. Yearning for a more positive life, Hye Jung uses everything she’s got to make her dream of becoming a doctor come true.
Check out Doctors here.
This suspense drama has an interesting story as well as a cast of talented actors. It looks like it’s going to be a thrilling ride!
*Stars: Kim Ah Joong, Uhm Tae Woong, and Ji Hyun Woo
Jung Hye In (Kim Ah Joong), one of South Korea’s most popular actresses, encounters her most challenging role when her son is kidnapped and held ransom in a twisted scheme on reality TV. Forced to carry out the kidnapper’s every whim live across the nation, Jung Hye In has to muster the performance of a lifetime in order to save her son’s life.
Check out Wanted here.
Squad 38 (Police Unit 38)
Hijinks are sure to abound when this team of cops and criminals come together to solve crimes.
*Stars: Seo In Guk and Choi Soo Young
Under South Korea’s tax code, Article 38 is the elephant in the room, as the country’s richest people and corporations always find ways around it. Tasked with throwing the book at these corrupt robber barons, special police force Squad 38 gets down and dirty with tax evaders by using their own schemes against them.
Check out Squad 38 here.
Get ready for this romantic melodrama that should include a nice dose of humor as well as plenty of angst as our lovebirds have to overcome some serious tragedy.
*Stars: Kim Woo Bin and Suzy
A romantic comedy starring South Korean Model Kim Woo Bin and K-Pop Singer Bae Su Ji (Suzy). This series follows two lovers after a bitter breakup that reunite years later as completely different people — one an egotistical superstar (Kim Woo Bin), and the other a materialistic documentarian (Suzy).
Check out Uncontrollably Fond here.
Let’s Fight Ghost (premieres July 11)
This pair looks so adorable, and I’m excited for all of the comical hi-jinks that are in store as they chase after ghosts.
*Stars: Kim So Hyun and Ok Taecyeon
The drama follows the mysterious relationship between a wandering ghost and an exorcist. As their relationship develops, the exorcist helps the ghost send other spirits off to the next life.
Check out Let’s Fight Ghost here.
After School Club
*Stars: Park Ji Min and Kevin Woo
Featuring real-time feeds, tweets and video chats, After School Club gives international fans the opportunity to interact with their favorite celebrities, from Twitter shoutouts to exclusive Google Hangouts. Additionally, weekly guests treat their viewers to performances, impressions, choreography, and skits.
Check out After School Club here.
Ice Fantasy (premieres July 24)
We also have a couple Chinese dramas to add to the list. It’s always good too see the selection of dramas from other Asian countries expanding. I’m particularly excited to check out Ice Fantasy which looks absolutely stunning from the trailers.
*Stars: Feng Shao Feng and Victoria Song
A romance drama following a bloody battle between the Ice and Fire kingdoms and the next generation of rulers to take the throne. As royal heirs compete for their place as the next great leader, an even bigger war ensues pitting family members not only against their friends but also each other. This series is based on Chinese series, City of Fantasy.
Check out Ice Fantasy here.
*Stars: Huang Xuan and Yang Mi
This romantic comedy follows Yang Mi as Qiao Fei as an overly competitive college student who is determined to become a French interpreter even if that means putting her dating life on hold. As her studies become more intense, she meets Cheng Jia Yang (Huang Xuan), a famous translator who teaches Qiao Fei a whole new side to French. Chaos erupts when a spicy romance begins to develop between the two and Qiao Fei begins to wonder if it is true love or just another barrier blocking her from her goal to become a French translator.
Check out Les Interpretes here.
*Stars: Hwang Jung Min and Uhm Jung Hwa
Uhm Jung Wa stars in this romantic comedy as Jung Hwa, a professional dancer who is offered a once in a lifetime opportunity to compete against other dancers on “ Super Star K “. As Jung Hwa competes for the chance to become a star, her husband tries to snatch the attention away from her by running for mayor.
Check out Dancing Queen here.
*Stars: Kim So Hyun and Do Kyung Soo (D.O.)
When a radio DJ receives a letter from a listener, he instantly recognizes the handwriting as that of his first love, Jung Soo Ock (Kim So Hyun). Instantly, their great summer of love floods back in a sweet rush of nostalgia—nearly 23 years after their last meeting. This romantic chronicle follows these lovebirds as they rekindle their romance.
Check out Pure Love here.
Tough as Iron
*Stars: Yoo Ah In and Jung Yoo Mi
This action thriller chronicles the life of Gang Chul ( Yoo Ah In), a penniless and unlucky gang member who is forced to take care of his family after his mother becomes ill. Now pushed against a wall of debt and struggling to pay his mother’s medical bills, Gang Chul seeks out new ways to make ends meet even if that means putting his morals aside for the sake of his mother’s health.
Check out Tough as Iron here.
*Stars: Lee Mi Sook and Kim Min Hee
This romantic comedy follows three generations of women looking for love as they tackle menopause, blind dates and unpredictable romances.
Check out Hellcats here.
*Stars: Song Kang Ho and Shin Se Kyung
This action thriller follows the date of Doo Hun (Song Kang Ho), a newly retired gangster who retreats to his hometown, joins a cooking class and enjoys the company of a beautiful classmate—unaware that Se Bin (Shin Se Kyung) is a hit woman who knows about his history as a criminal mastermind. Still, Doo Hun and Se Bin find themselves attracted to one another, creating a recipe of deception that could cost them their lives.
Check out Hindsight here.
So there are several new dramas to choose from as well a number of movies. It can be harder to find a lot of the Korean movies, so it is good to see that DramaFever is really expanding it’s library. Hopefully, you can find some great dramas and movies to enjoy in the months of June & July!
*Source: Pictures and show descriptions courtesy of DramaFever
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