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Watch The Official Trailer & Meet The Cast Of Netflix’s Latest Korean Series “Mr. Sunshine”
Netflix just released the official poster and trailer of highly-anticipated Korean drama, Mr. Sunshine.
The visually stunning period drama, Mr. Sunshine, blazes to a grand direction powered by its stellar cast and hitmaker writer-director duo of Kim Eun Sook and Lee Eung Bok.
Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. marine officer.
He ironically falls in love with an aristocrat’s daughter and discovers the dark scheme to colonize the country that he once ran away from.
Mr. Sunshine fuses history and romance in an epic tale set in the last Joseon dynasty up to early 1900s.
Lee Byung Hun takes the role of Choi Yoo Jin who witnessed his own parents killed by the master of the family they serve.
He returns to Korea as an American captain after sneaking to a U.S. navy ship when he was young, harboring contempt to the country which has failed him.
Kim Tae Ri will portray Lee’s love interest is a daughter from an elite family who will have opposing patriotic ideology with the hero as she goes against the will of his influential family in protecting the pride of the country.
Yoo Yeon Seok plays the role of Gu Dong Mae, a member of Black Dragon Society who advocates the Japanese empire expansion.
Byun Yo Han’s character, Kim Hee Sung, is also a returning Korean native who studied in Japan for the last ten years and is betrothed to Ae Shin.
Lastly, Kudo Hina, portrayed by Kim Min Jung (Man to Man) takes a powerful figure in Joseon’s elite society after gaining immense wealth from marrying an old rich Japanese man.
The 24-episode series will be available on Netflix beginning July 7 in the United States and most Asian territories.
The series will then premiere in Japan on July 8, and will be available around the world on July 19.