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[11/30/17 - 12:35 AM]
Netflix to Bring to Its Members Globally New Series "A Korean Odyssey"
"A Korean Odyssey" will be available on Netflix from late December of this year.







KOREAN ODYSSEY, A (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/30/17
STATUS:
previously in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, November 2017) Netflix Inc., the world's leading internet entertainment service, is bringing to its members globally A Korean Odyssey, a new TV series from director Park Hong-Kyun of The Greatest Love and by the Hong sisters(Hong Mi-Ran, Hong Jung-Eun), the writers of Master's Sun. The series is being made by Studio Dragon, creators of Goblin and Signal. "We are thrilled to work with Studio Dragon to bring A Korean Odyssey to our global members," said Rob Roy, Vice President of Content Acquisition at Netflix. "Netflix is committed to bringing great Korean stories to audiences around the world." A Korean Odyssey is a series inspired by the classic novel, Journey to the West (Xi You Ji). It features Lee Seung-Gi as the powerful Son Oh-Gong, Cha Seung-Won as Woo Hwi-Chul the portrayal of Bull Demon King in the original story, and Oh Yeon-Seo as Jin Sun-Mi who plays an important role of Xuanzang.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Cha Seung-Won as Woo Hwi-Chul
· Lee Seung-Gi as Son Oh-Gong
· Oh Yeon-Seo as Jin Sun-Mi
CREW INFORMATION:
· Hong Jung-Eun as WRTR
· Hong Mi-Ran as WRTR
· Park Hong-Kyun as DIR
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Studio Dragon