Based on a popular Kakao webtoon by the same name, "Item" will center around a prosecutor, a criminal profiler, and a sociopath corporate executive who are all connected to various mysterious objects that bestow supernatural powers onto its owners The drama is written by Jung Ido (Save Me) and directed by Kim Sung-ok (Goodbye Mr. Black).
Joo Ji Hoon stars as a foolish prosecutor who chooses to become a one-man whistle-blowing operation against the prestigious but corrupt national prosecutorial department. Like many fighters for justice, he falls to rock-bottom for sticking to his code of morals. He becomes entangled in the mystery while attempting to save his beloved niece. Jin Se Yeon plays a talented criminal profiler from the Seoul Provincial District Investigative Bureau, who remains perfectly composed even when faced with the most horrific of crime scenes.. She’ll be trying to protect the magical items and fight for justice. Kim Kang Woo is the major villain in this drama. His character is the VP of a large conglomeration, and also a sociopath who wants to take the items by whatever means necessary.
"Item" premieres on Monday, February 11 on MBC.
Sources: Viki Global TV | Dramabeans/iMBC 1 2 | Soompi/Naver
I am so here for villain Kim Kang Woo going head to head with Joo Ji Hoon. I wish this had a different lead actress, but hopefully it will be good!