The lead cast for the upcoming Netflix drama Hunting Dogs has been announced. Woo Do-Hwan plays the protagonist in the drama. In addition to him, Lee Sang Yi, Kim Sae Ron, Park Sung Woong, and Heo Joon Ho have been cast in key roles.
Original Webtoon Hunting Dogs
Jung Chan created the original Hunting Dogs webtoon. Due to some violent scenes, this webtoon was serialized as an adult-only webtoon on Naver Webtoon between 2019 and 2020. Hunting Dogs depicts the complicated relationship of three young people who work as private loan collectors (also referred to as hunting dogs).
Hunting Dogs Drama Cast
1. Woo Do-Hwan portrays the protagonist, Geon Woo
Geon Woo, who was named boxing’s Rookie of the Year, is looking for ways to pay off his mother’s debt. Through his boxing rival, Woo Jin, Geon Woo finds a job as President Choi’s bodyguard. Geon Woo is suffering as a result of Myung Gil’s murder of his mother. Furthermore, he has been impressed for two years. When he is released from prison, he transforms into a human weapon.
It is the first film to be released following Woo Do Hwan’s discharge from the military. He will portray a character who combines spite, sorrow, and goodness.
2. Lee Sang-Yi has been cast as Woo Jin
Woo Jin is a man with red hair and a violent demeanor. He was expelled from school and went on to live as a bully. He also assists Geon Woo, who is unfamiliar with the private loan business, based on his previous experience. Woo Jin discovers the residence of President Choi, who has been missing for a long time and devises various plans to collaborate with him.
3. Kim Sae-Ron plays Hyun Joo
Hyun Joo is a person who works for President Choi and is like a family member to him. She advises Geon Woo to resign from his job as soon as possible. On the other hand, Geon Woo did not listen to it. Geon Woo and Woo Jin start working for President Choi, and she plays a role in giving them instructions on behalf of President Choi.
(Update: Kim Sae-Ron is reportedly stepping down from “Hunting Dogs” after her DUI)
4. Park Sung-Woong plays the antagonist, Myung Gil.
Myung Gil is distinguished by a long, torn left mouth and a piercing that is roughly sewn. He is a ruthless private moneylender who only cares about money and opposes President Choi. His personality is so evil that he finds joy not only in profit but also in throwing people into the abyss.
5. Heo Joon-Ho portrays President Choi
President Choi was a legendary figure among criminals who wielded power in the country through financial means. No one can find that massive sum of money after it mysteriously vanished one day.
Rumors spread over the years that he had returned to work. Geon Woo, who is in desperate need of money, begins working for him.
The release date of the drama Hunting Dogs has not yet been announced as of January 2022.