Jun Ji Hyun, Park Hae Soo, Go Hyun Jung, and More to Decorate the Month of October with Exciting New Dramas

Mount Jiri
Jun Ji Hyun
& Ju Ji Hoon
Goo Gyeong Yi
Lee Young Ae
People Who Look Like You
People Who Resemble You
Go Hyun Jung
Shin Hyun Bin
Kim Young Jae
Choi Won Young
Park Hae Soo
The King's Affection
Park Eun Bin
SF9 RoWoon
Nam Yoon Su
Choi Byung Chan
DIA Chaeyeon
Bae Yoon Kyung
(Photo : Shin Hyun Bin and IOK Company Official Instagram)

Following the surge of the excellently curated dramas in September, the month of October geared up with new exciting dramas starring some of the biggest names in the South Korean television industry.

Lee Young Ae Returns With a New Drama 'Goo Gyeong Yi'

Lee Young Ae
(Photo : Lee Young Ae)

Lee Young Ae returns to the small screen with a new drama after five years of inactivity.

Lee Jeong Heum and Seong Choi's masterpiece "Goo Gyeong Yi" follows the comic chase drama about a mysterious serial murder case that is completely disguised as an accident by an insurance investigator.

Lee Young Ae takes on the role of Gyeong Yi, a detective with a strong personality. Unlike her previous roles that are clothed with sophistication, her new drama dresses her in shabby clothes and sparse hair, her shocking transformation raising expectations.

Lee Young Ae Confirmed to Star as Main Lead in New Drama 'Koo Kyung'
(Photo : Lee Young Ae Official Instagram)
Lee Young Ae Confirmed to Star as Main Lead in New Drama 'Koo Kyung'

"Goo Gyeong Yi" is slated to air for the first time in October.

Go Hyung Jung and Shin Hyun Bin Become Friends in 'People Who Look Like You'

'People Who Look Like You'
(Photo : JTBC)

Go Hyun Jung's new drama "People Who Look Like You," which is helmed together by Im Hyun Wook and Yoo Bora, depicts the story of a woman who leaves her picture-perfect life behind to experience a free-spirited and happy life.

Go Hyun Jung is set to lead the drama alongside Shin Hyun Bin, Kim Jae Young, and Choi Won Young.

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"People Who Look Like You" is set to premiere on October 13 on JTBC at 10:30 p.m. KST.

Jun Ji Hyun Work Together With Ju Ji Hoon in 'Mount Jiri'

Witness Jun Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon's Transformation as Mountain Rangers in 'Mount Jiri'
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Witness Jun Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon's Transformation as Mountain Rangers in 'Mount Jiri'

The "Kingdom: Ashin of the North" is set to return to the small screen with another masterpiece from Lee Eung Bok and Kim Eun Hee, "Mount Jiri."

Jun Ji Hyun will portray the role of the best ranger in Mount Jiri Park, Seo Yi Gang, alongside veteran actor Ju Ji Hoon, who takes on the role of Kang Hyun Jo, a new ranger with an unfathomable secret.

The mystery drama depicts the wit and endurance of Seo Yi Kang as a professional top ranger.

In particular, attention is focused on the collaboration of two excellent actors, Jun Ji Hyun and Ju Ji Hoon,

"Mount Jiri" will hit the small screen on October 23 at 9:00 p.m. KST on tvN.

'Squid Game' Actor Park Hae Soo Stars in OCN's 'Chimera'

After five years, Park Hae Soo returns to the small screen with the new mystery thriller drama "Chimera," produced by OCN.

The actor shared a glimpse of his excellent acting abilities in the 2021 Netflix series "Squid Game", and is expected to show more of his skills in the forthcoming drama.

Chimera Cast - Park Hae Soo, Soo Yeon, Lee Hee Jun
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Chimera Cast - Park Hae Soo, Soo Yeon, Lee Hee Jun

Directed and written by Kim Do Hoon and Lee Jin Mae, the mystery thriller depicts the story of a homicide detective, professional profiler, and doctor who work together to unravel the truth behind "Chimera," a serial explosion and criminal case that resurfaces after 35 years.

The "Squid Game" actor takes on the role of Jae Hwan, a homicide detective who raises expectations through showing his intense action acting as a criminal detective.

READ MORE: Here are 4 Fun Facts You Need to Know About 'Squid Game' Actor Park Hae Soo

Su Hyeon and labelmate Lee Hee Jun will also participate in the mystery thriller series. On the other hand, the three actors are expected to exceed the expectations and anticipation of its potential viewers.

The first broadcast of "Chimera" is scheduled on October 30 at 10:30 p.m. KST.

Park Eun Bin and SF9 Rowoon Display Young Love in 'The King's Affection'

'The King's Affection'
(Photo : KBS)

KBS2's "The King's Affection" presents a new and exciting historical romance drama that depicts the intriguing story of a mysteriously secretive crown prince who falls deeply in love with the royal palace's teacher.

The drama stars Park Eun Bin, SF9 Rowoon, Nam Yoon Su, Choi Byung Chan, Bae Yoon Kyung, and DIA Chaeyeon.

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Crown prince Lee Hwi and royal palace teacher Jung Ji Woon are played by actors Park Eun Bin and Rowoon, respectively. The two stars promise fantastic chemistry between them, raising expectations.

In particular, the masterpiece is sculpted together by "Beauty Inside" director Song Hyun Wook and "Clean with Passion for Now" scriptwriter Han Hee Jung.

The drama is set to air for the first time on October 11 on KBS at 9:30 p.m. KST. International streaming is available through Netflix.

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Written by Elijah Mully.

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