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K-Drama Sneak Peek: Im Si Wan & Lee Dong Wook For OCN’s New Drama “Hell Is Other People”

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Powered by top actors Lee Dong Wook and Im Si Wan, OCN’s Hell Is Other People makes its anticipated premiere before the month ends.

Combining the format of film and drama, Im Si Wan and Lee Dong Wook spearhead the second OCN’s “dramatic cinema” project. Hell Is Other People, will be the actors’ first drama project in the network known for thriller series.

Strangers from Hell

The Main Plot

In the released teaser video, the grim mood reels interest on the drama’s hostel setting and suspicious looking characters. Based on a web comic, the drama depicts the story of a young man who will move in to shabby and creepy hostel after getting a job in Seoul.

The Main Leads

Portraying the role Yoon Jong Woo, Im Si Wan makes his post-military service drama with a challenging role in Hell Is Other People. Upon moving to Seoul, he encounters strange people and cryptic events in the rundown hostel he chose to live temporarily. Apparently, a person committed suicide in the room he stays.

Im expressed how the fresh and novelty idea attracted him to agree in the series. Moreover, the interesting premise made him receive the proposal without hesitation. Known for his breakthrough performance in Misaeng, the actor aims for another realistic character that will leave lasting impression to drama fans.

Meanwhile, Lee Dong Wook challenges a thrilling story after his delightful performance in Touch Your Heart. Suiting up for dentist Seo Mun Jo, he is described as an eloquent speaker with immense artistic sensibility.

Wanting to show a different side of him as an actor, Lee hints a charming and mysterious character for fans to anticipate for.

With distinctly different characters and gripping tension, Lee also promised a thrilling story that would make the viewers’ hearts subtly race.

The Creative Team

Garnering impressive web comic viewership, the television re-imagination will be helmed by Director Lee Chang Hee. Additionally, his portfolio includes films, The Vanished and Haunters. Penning the series is Jung Yi Do whose recent works include Save Me and Item.

Ahead of its drama release, Kim Yong Ki, the webtoon creator relayed satisfaction on its dramatic cinema adaptation upon seeing the released video trailer. Grateful that his work is loved by many, he remarked how the strict creative synchrony of the webtoon and the series is one of the drawing points of the series.

Hell Is Other People will air its first broadcast on August 31 via OCN.

Sources: Sports Chosun 1, 2