tvN’s new drama from Monday to Tuesday “Awaken” Preparing for its premiere!
“Awaken” is a crime drama that traces the connection between mysterious events in the present and an enigmatic incident in a village 28 years ago. Namgoong min Stars like Do Jung Woo, the head of a special task force at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency. AOAs Seolhyun plays Gong Hye Won, a passionate police officer who is also on the task force.
Prior to its premiere, the drama shared three points to look forward to in the upcoming drama!
Namgoong Min’s mystery drama
Namgoong Min has led many hit dramas with his keen eye and thorough understanding of his characters. This time, Namgoong Min will return with a mysterious drama as the capable leader of Do Jung Woo. For his new role, the actor made a striking visual transformation with a short haircut and mustache. He revealed that he even wore a t-shirt he wore 10 years ago to get into his role.
In addition, Namgoong Min will also show detailed action as he quickly switches back and forth between good and bad with a sharp glance. Viewers are already mesmerized by Namgoong Min’s newest character, the enigmatic Do Jung Woo.
Namgoong Min, Seolhyun and Lee Chung Ah‘s complicated relationship
Another point to look out for in the drama is Do Jung Woo, Gong Hye Won, and Jamie’s (Lee Chung Ah’s) complex relationship. Gong Hye Won will be confused if she becomes suspicious of Do Jung Woo’s identity, even though she trusts him as a collaborator and has followed him. FBI agent Jamie will return to Korea to investigate a string of pre-notice murders and will have to face the past she forgot as she was entwined in Do Jung Woo’s life. The strange relationship between the three characters will add great tension to the drama.
The three people will come together as a special team to solve the serial killings. During the investigation, the three will work together while remaining suspicious of each other, making their relationship seem like a ticking time bomb.
Fast and complex puzzle
“Awaken” is not an ordinary story that contains only one mysterious case, but a mystery with a complicated structure. Beginning with an untraceable clue warning of a future murder, “Awaken” tells the story of the mysterious event that occurred in a village 28 years ago. During the narration process, viewers can follow clues to infer the truth. Additionally, the intricate relationship between the main characters and the questions arising from the characters with hidden identities will make viewers want to learn more. Ultimately, the synergy created by the web of secrets and the fast-paced storytelling will create drama that viewers cannot look away from.
In an interview with Namgoong Min, the actor sparked anticipation for the drama by saying, “When I first got to know the project, it was different from the mystery projects I had known before. It was refreshing. It motivated me to take up the challenge. ”
“Awaken” premieres on November 30th at 9pm KST and is available on Viki.
In the meantime, check out a teaser for the drama with English subtitles below!
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