Kim Jin-min (Extracurricular) is making a roundabout trip back to Netflix for the production of action noir series, tentatively-titled Undercover. Produced by Studio Santa Claus Entertainment Co., Ltd (f.k.a Fleet Co., Ltd), Kim will direct from a script by written by Kim Va-da (Life Risking Romance, The Huntresses), with actress Han So-hee (tvN series Abyss) leading the series.
Undercover centers on Ji-u (Han), who joins the police force and goes undercover, infiltrating the innerworkings of Dongcheon, a major drug cartel led by enigmatic drug kingpin, Choi Mu-jin (Park Hee-soon – The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion, Revenger), in order to find out the truth about her father’s suspicious death.
Also starring are Ahn Bo-hyun, (Itaewon Class) as Ji-u’s competent, gutsy and scrupulous partner, detective Jeon Pil-do of the narcotics unit; Kim Sang-ho (Netflix series Kingdom) as Cha Gi-ho, the dogged narcotics chief intent on bringing down the Dongcheon cartel before his retirement; Lee Hak-ju (Sweet Munchies, Watching) as Choi’s most loyal underling, Jung Tae-ju; and whose unconditional loyalty and Jang Yull as the vengeful, ousted Dongcheon member, Do Gang-jae.
A premiere launch date remains pending.