“Chief Of Staff” Starring Lee Jung Jae & Shin Min Ah To Raise Political Power Plays On Its Netflix Launch
Maneuvering political strategies abound the newest Netflix Korean original series, Chief of Staff.
Bannered by Hallyu stars Lee Jung Jae and Shin Min Ah, Chief of Staff begins tonight on Netflix, an hour after its Korean premiere broadcast.
Navigating to the world of political aides, the story features the significant commitment of advisors to politicians.
It highlights their role as the real players in politics, who have overwhelming passion for power. Most often than not, it is sometimes stronger than that of the lawmakers they serve.
The Chief of Staff
Marking his drama comeback after 10 years, Lee Jung Jae (Assassination) takes the role of Jang Tae Jun. Graduated at the top of his class from police academy, he is the Chief of Staff to a four-term lawmaker.
Opting to a different career, he excelled at everything he does. His innate acumen easily achieves inexecutable goals. Through his sound judgment and rational discernment, the lawmaker he counsels became the floor leader of his party. However, Jang would not stop there. Behind his soft smile, are bigger dreams.
Also making her small screen comeback, Shin Min Ah (Oh My Venus) suits up for her first political role as Kang Seon Yeong. Serving as a spokesperson for her party, she is a lawyer-turned politician.
Equipped with confidence and tenacity she faces challenges as a lawmaker, particularly her future in politics. Dauntless and persevering, she is not swayed by what others perceive. She does not concede even when the predicament is challenging.
Directed by Kwak Jung Hwan (Miss Hammurabi, The Slave Hunters) and penned by Lee Dae Il (Life on Mars, Bring It On Ghost), Chief of Staff premieres tonight on jTBC.
An hour after its Korean broadcast, it will be available on Asian countries and English speaking territories on June 15, 12:30 a.m. SGT.
In Japan, it will be launched on July 14 at 4 p.m. JST. The rest of the world can watch two episodes each week starting June 24.