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Korean Dramas On Viu In December 2020: “True Beauty”, “Mr. Queen”, & More

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Korean Dramas on Viu in December 2020 feature exciting stories!

Viu, a leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service operated by Viu International Limited, presents its exciting Korean content featuring eight drama series for Viu-ers to enjoy. This month’s Korean content slate closes out an exciting year of Korean dramas on Viu – so be sure to tune in!

True Beauty | December 10

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Based on a Korean hit webtoon, True Beauty tells the story of a high school student, Im Ju Gyeong (Moon Ga Young), with an inferiority complex about her appearance. She hides behind heavy make-up and convinces others that her made-up face is her natural appearance.

The only boy who has seen her without makeup is Lee Su Ho (Cha Eun Woo), an attractive and dashing model student with a dark past. Slowly, the two become drawn to each other and learn more about the other’s
secrets.

True Beauty features lead actor Cha Eun Woo, who rose to fame in Southeast Asia after appearing in My ID is Gangnam Beauty (2018) and Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung (2019). He is also a member of the popular boy group Astro.

Lead actress, Moon Ga Young is known for her work in Tempted, Find Me in Your Memory and Welcome to Waikiki 2.  The series also stars up and coming rookie actor Hwang In Yeop who has appeared in 18 Again and The Tale of Nokdu.

Mr. Queen | December 13

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Adapted from popular web series Go Princess Go, Mr. Queen tells the story of a man from the modern age whose soul gets trapped in the body of a queen in the Joseon era.

The female lead, Shin Hye Sun, is widely recognized for her appearances in popular dramas Angel’s Last Mission, Thirty but Seventeen and hit series My Golden Life.

Suiting up for the male lead is Kim Jung Hyun who is part of the main leads of popular series Crash Landing On You. His notable works include Welcome to Waikiki and School 2017.

Directed by Yoon Sung Shik, the series will be backed up by STUDIO PLEX and CRAVEWORKS.

Director Yoon has worked on Hwarang, You’re The Best Lee Soon Shin and Bridal Mask. Penning the script are writers Park Gye Ok (Doctor Prisoner) and Choi Ah Il.

Currently streaming K-Dramas on Viu

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The series follows Kang Yeo Joo (Cho Yeo Jeong) who is a best-selling crime novelist. Because of her job, she is perpetually thinking about
gruesome murder methods to write about.

Her husband Han Woo-Sung (Go Joon) is a divorce lawyer. He is a doting husband but one day writes a memo to his wife that reads “If I
cheat, I die.”

Cho Yeo Jeong is most recognized for her leading role in the award-winning film Parasite, while Go Joon is best known for his breakout role in The Fiery Priest. He also starred in his first lead role in Oh My Baby earlier this year.

Hera, The Goddess of Revenge

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The series tells the story of a reporter who marries one of the country’s most famous celebrities and becomes a popular influencer. Unfortunately, she is caught in an unfounded scandal that ruins her reputation and she seeks revenge against those who hurt her.

It also follows talented lawyer Cha Min Joon who also vows to destroy those who ruined his family. They both realize there is more going on than meets the eye. They delve deeper and find shocking truths.

Featuring Kim Sa Rang of Secret Garden and My Love Eundong fame, she is paired up with Yoon Hyun Min. He is known for his roles in To All The Guys Who Loved Me and Witch at Court.

The Penthouse

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Threading the story of an ambitious woman who is determined to do whatever it takes to both enter the high society and a luxury penthouse in the Gangnam District.  However, she soon turns into a greed-driven “monster” in the process. Currently, Penthouse is raking impressive viewership numbers in South Korea.

The drama is the highly anticipated reunion of writer Kim Soon Ok and PD Joo Dong Min, who worked together on the popular SBS drama The Last Empress.

Additional K-Dramas on Viu include fantasy thriller Kairos, corporate melodrama Delayed Justice and mystery drama Awaken.

Be sure to catch these Korean dramas on Viu and many more thrilling shows this month.

Viu-ers can watch these series and movies on the Viu app which can be downloaded for free on App Store, Google Play, and selected smart TVs, as well as on the web at www.viu.com.

*Note that shows may have different availability and release dates across markets.

About Viu International Limited

Viu is a leading pan-regional over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service operated by Viu International Limited. It is available in 16 markets across Asia, the Middle East and South Africa with 36.1 million monthly active users (MAU) as of June 2020.

The Viu service is available to consumers through a dual model with an ad-supported free tier and a premium subscription tier. Viu offers fresh premium TV series, movies and lifestyle programming in local and regional languages and subtitles in different genres from top content providers, as well as premium original productions under the brand “Viu Original”.


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