Follow HanCinema
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter

[Orion's Daily Ramblings] Um Tae-goo, Chun Ho-jin, Esom, and Kim Young-min Join "Save Me 2"

2019/03/12 | 376 views | Permalink

OCN's "Save Me 2" keeps the faith alive, as the Dramagods have brought the previously teased main cast together, and more. Um Tae-goo, Chun Ho-jin and Esom have confirmed their roles, and they are also joined by Kim Young-min in a very interesting character. The news also comes with some changes in previously released character descriptions.

Continuing along the lines of "Save Me", the sequel is about a village falling victim to a cult. Penning the series is fresh writer Seo Joo-yeon, helming it is PD Lee Kwon ("Door Lock"), while Yeon Sang-ho of works such as "Psychokinesis", "Train to Busan" and "The Fake" has joined as a creative advisor, which is really exciting news.

Um Tae-goo is Kim Min-cheol, once a promising judo athlete, now a man going in and out of prison due to his inability to abide injustice. Upon learning that his hometown will become submerged due to dam building, he returns to find that suspicious strangers have taken root. This is when he begins to challenge the reality everyone else has accepted.

Chun Ho-jin is Choi Keyong-seok (Chun Ho-jin), the very charismatic, approachable man who attracts people with his charm, his eloquence, and his projected benevolence. The villagers are originally suspicious of this outsider, but gradually open up to him. Having gained their trust, he decides to form a religious organization in the village.

Esom is Kim Yeong-seon, Min-cheol's younger sister. Raised in a home with an abusive father, a poor in health mother, and her delinquent brother, she has but one goal: becoming a nurse, and leaving her village as soon as possible. Just when Yeong-seon thinks she is almost out, her brother returns. As her painful past starts crawling back up, our new character, Seong Cheol-woo (Kim Young-min) reaches out to her.

Cheol-woo is the attractive pastor who transforms the village. He enters their lives at Kyeong-seok's suggestion, originally wanting to earnestly convey his faith. However, after witnessing his own power over the villagers, greed begins taking hold of him. This sounds like the season's equivalent of Park Ji-young's Kang Eun-sil, and I hope that he will be equally fascinating. "Save Me 2" will premiere in May, and I can't wait to see its promotional goodies.

Written by: Orion from 'Orion's Ramblings'

Sources (1) (2)

Copy & paste guideline for this article
Always put a link back to the source and HanCinema permalink

Creative Commons License"[Orion's Daily Ramblings] Um Tae-goo, Chun Ho-jin, Esom, and Kim Young-min Join "Save Me 2""
by HanCinema is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss


 

 

 Previous news

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations

X