K-drama Premieres: February 2020

Upcoming in February:

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Tell Me What You Saw

Feb 1, OCN/Netflix, 16 eps, S/S

Stars: Jang Hyuk, Choi Sooyoung

After an explosion takes the life of his fiancé, a reclusive former top criminal profiler teams up with a rookie detective with a photographic memory and a police chief to pursue a serial killer, who was thought to be dead.

Notes:

 

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My Holo Love

Feb 7, Netflix, F

Stars: Go Sung-hee, Yoon Hyun-min

So-yeon (Go Sung-hee) has a problem recognizing faces. Due to this, she keeps a distance from other people. So-yeon becomes a beta tester for hologram AI Holo (Yoon Hyun-min). AI Holo is completely on her side. Being with So-yeon, AI Holo realizes the limit of artificial intelligence. Meanwhile, Nan-do (Yoon Hyun-min) is the developer of AI Holo. Nan-do has the same physical appearance as AI Holo, but his personality is completely different. While watching So-yeon and AI Holo, he feels something that he has never felt before. –AsianWiki

Notes:

  • Director Lee Sang-yeob did Familiar Wife, and screenwriter Ryu Yong-jae co-wrote Psychopath Diary

 

the cursed

The Cursed

Feb 10, tvN, 12 eps, M/T

Stars: Uhm Ji-won, Sung Dong-il, Jo Min-soo

Im Jin-hee is a gung-ho reporter, out to do the right thing. She covers a violent case involving Forest, the biggest IT company in South Korea. The chairman of Forest is Jin Jong-hyun. He relies heavily on shamanism. During her investigation, Jin-hee learns of a spiritual consulting company that is affiliated with Forest. The head of that affiliate company is Jin Kyung. While trying to reveal the secret behind Forest, Jin-hee meets So Jin. She is possessed by a spirit and she has a special ability. –AsianWIki

Notes:

  • Screenwriter Yeon Sang-ho is actually better known for his work as a director, which includes Train to Busan.

 

hibyemama

Hi Bye, Mama!

Feb 15, tvN, 16 eps, S/S

Stars: Kim Tae-hee, Lee Kyu-hyung

The story of a mother who died and begins a 49-day long project of reincarnation, and a husband who has barely begun to live a new life after overcoming the pain of losing his wife. Jo Kang Hwa is a skilled thoracic surgeon. After losing his wife four years ago, he had been working as a single father until he got married again two years ago. While he seems like a caring person, he does not offer a hand nor intervene when needed. -Soompi

Notes:

  • Screenwriter of Go Back Couple, director of Abyss and The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

 

hyena

Hyena

Feb 21, SBS (Netflix), 16? eps, F/S

Stars: Kim Hye-soo, Joo Ji-hoon

Yoon Hee-jae and Jung Geum-ja are lawyers who work for the top 1% in society. Jung Geum-ja is a lawyer who is after money only. She wins her cases using any means necessary. Yoon Hee-jae is an elite lawyer, who is smart and confident at his job. –AsianWiki

Notes:

  • This drama will be available to stream on Netflix an hour after it airs on SBS in Korea.
  • Director Jang Tae-yoo co-directed both You Who Came from the Stars and Tree With Deep Roots

 

illfindyouonabeautifulday

I’ll Find You on a Beautiful Day

Feb 24, JTBC (Viki), 16 eps, M/T

Stars: Park Min-young, Seo Kang-joon, Lee Jae-wook

The story follows Park Min-young in the role of Mok Hae-won. Dejected by broken relationships and betrayals while living in the big city, her heart hardens and she becomes distrustful of others. Although it feels like the chilly winter weather has penetrated deep into her heart, she’s actually hiding the fear that she might get hurt again. And so, in order to escape the Seoul and find reprieve, she returns to her hometown in the countryside where she visits a small independent bookshop.

The bookstore is run by Im Eun-seob, played by Seo Kang-joon, who was classmates with Park’s character when they were children. Warm and gentle, he’s known to be very thoughtful and considerate in all of his relationships with people and finds enjoyment in life’s small moments. Having had a crush on Park when they were young, he’s taken aback when he sees her again in their hometown. As the two reconnect as adults, they gradually fall in love as well. -Dramabeans

Notes:

  • Adapted from a novel.
  • Director also worked on Alone in Love.

 

wise doctor life

Wise Doctor Life

Feb 29, tvN, 16 eps, F

Stars: Jo Jung-seok, Kim Dae-myung, Jung Kyung-ho, Yoo Yeon-seok, Jeon Mi-do

The upcoming drama tells a story about humanism. It will be set in a hospital and follows the desperate struggles of doctors, nurses, patients, and more. –Soompi

Notes:

  • Reply Series team Shin Won-ho and Lee Woo-jung reunite!

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