Hero (히어로)

Title: 히어로 / Hero
Chinese Title : 可疑的英雄
Previously known as: 보이지 않는 전쟁 (Unseen Warfare) / 수상한 히어로즈 (Strange Heroes)
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast Network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2009-Nov-18 to 2010-Jan-14
Air time: Wednesdays & Thursdays 21:55

Synopsis

Hero is the story of Korea’s top reporters and ordinary citizens fighting against the society elite’s abuse of power. Jin Do Hyuk is a clever and talented reporter who ends up living a life of recklessness and despair when the woman he loved dies. He later decides to start a new life by helping other victims of society’s crimes, becoming a modern hero who battles against the non-ethical.

Cast

Lee Joon Ki as Jin Do Hyuk (28)
Yoon So Yi as Joo Jae In (28)
Uhm Ki Joon as Kang Hae Seong (28)
Baek Yoon Shik as Jo Yong Deok (50)

Extended cast

Ji Chang Wook as Park Joon Hyung
Shin Joo Ah as Choi Ho Kyung (26, Il Doo’s daughter)
Choi Jung Woo as Choi Il Doo
Jo Yang Ja as Kim Bok Soon (Hae Seong’s mother)
Jung Soo Young as Na Ga Yeon
Jung Suk Yong as Cha Man Soo
Jin Sung (진성) as Go Eun Shik
Jo Kyung Hoon as Bong Sang Chul
Lee Han Wie as Na Kyung Man
Kim Ik as Oh Jung Il
Choi Bum Ho (최범호) as Jang Heung Ki
Han Soo Jin (한수진) as Kang So Hee
Jang Young Nam as Jin Do Hee (Do Hyuk’s older sister)
Kim Hyang Gi as Jin Sol (10, Do Hee’s daughter)
Uhm Ji Sung (엄지성) as Jin Jung (6, Do Hee’s son)
Lee Hye Sook as Myung Hee (Jae In’s mother)
Yoon Seung Ah as Jo Yu Ri (Yong Deok’s daughter)
Joo Jin Mo as Gong Chil Sung
Choi Soo Rin as Madam P
Seo Seung Man as President of Monday Weekly Magazine

Guests/Cameos

Park Gyu Ri of KARA as herself
Han Seung Yun (한승연) of KARA as herself
Jung Nicole (정니콜) of KARA as herself
Gu Ha Ra (구하라) of KARA as herself
Kang Ji Young (강지영) of KARA as herself

Production Credits

Producer: Lee Jae Dong
Director: Kim Kyung Hee, Lee Dong Yoon (이동윤)
Screenwriter: Park Ji Suk (박지숙)

Notes

– Actress Han Ji Min dropped out from the leading role before filming starts to be replaced by actress Kim Min Jung.
– Due to a serious shoulder injury, actress Kim Min Jung was forced to leave the production on 31st October, 12 days before the airing date. and replaced by Yoon So Yi.

Awards

2009 MBC Drama Awards: Popular Actor Award (Lee Joon Ki)

Official Site

Trailer I & Trailer II

5 Minutes Preview

OST – here or here

Watch Online with English subtitle

Watch Online with Chinese subtitle

Credit : Korean Drama

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