Disney has announced the cast for the upcoming Korean original drama series, “The Tyrant”, which will be coming out later this year.

This new thriller tells the story of what happens aAfter years of toiling away on a secret project designed to drastically enhance human abilities, the Korean government’s plan is exposed by U.S. intelligence agencies. Furious about being kept in the dark, the U.S. demands all samples be handed over, and the project be immediately shut down. But when the covert handover is attacked by an unknown party, agents from both sides will have to work together to avoid the dangerous new formula falling into the wrong hands.

The upcoming series is going to star Jo Yoon-soo (True Beauty, Juvenile Justice) as the skilled infiltrator Chae Jagyeong; Cha Seung-won (Our Blues, A Korean Odyssey) as cold-blooded mercenary Lim Sang; Kim Seon-ho (Start-Up, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha) as Director Choe, the leader of the secret Korean project; and Kim Kang-woo (Le Grand Chef, Goodbye Mr. Black) as U.S. intelligence agent Paul.

“The Tyrant” is going to be directed by Park Hoon-jeong, who has previously worked on “The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion” and “The Witch: Part 2. The Other One”, plus “Night in Paradise” and “The Childe”.

The series will be out in the second half of 2024 on Disney+ around the world and as with other Korean original series, expect to also see the Star Original released on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+ in the United States.

This is the latest Korean original to be added to Disney’s 2024 lineup, following the success of shows like “Moving,” “Snowdrop,” “Soundtrack,” and “Rookie Cop.”

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