The highly anticipated Netflix K-drama series, "Song of the Bandits," is set to premiere in 22nd sept 2023. With filming recently completed, fans are eagerly awaiting its release. Here's a breakdown of everything we know about the show so far.
Limited plot details are available for "Song of the Bandits." According to mydramalist, the series is an action melodrama set in the 1920s during the Japanese colonial period. It follows a group of people who, after being deprived of their livelihoods, take a stand for their family and colleagues.
Kim Nam Gil as Lee Yoon: Known for his work in K-dramas like "Pandora," "The Shameless," and "The Fiery Priest," Kim Nam Gil makes his official Netflix debut in this series.
Seo Hyun as Nam Hee Shin: Seo Hyun, a former member of Girls Generation and acclaimed stage performer in Korean adaptations of "Gone with the Wind" and "Mamma Mia!," also makes her Netflix Original debut in the show.
Yoo Jae Myung as Choi Choon Soo: Having appeared in multiple Netflix Original shows, including "Itaewon Class," "Vincenzo," "Juvenile Justice," and "The Sound of Magic," Yoo Jae Myung brings his talent to "Song of the Bandits."
Lee Hyun Wook as Lee Kwang Il: Lee Hyun Wook, recognized for his roles in Netflix originals like "Mine," "Remarriage and Desires," and "#Alive," as well as other dramas such as "Search" and "She Would Never Know," joins the cast.
The trailer begins with Lee Yun, who had to watch his comrades run away from being burglarized in one day, assemble people and structure a group of criminals to safeguard his family and home. They are Choi Chung Soo, who utilizes a bow and blade, Kang San Gun, a sharpshooter, Cho Raen Gi, who utilizes a double hatchet, and Geum Soo, who uses his fists and a shotgun as weapons, making a formidable team.
As rumors begin to spread that assets for the development of the Gando Line rail line were being shipped, Lee Yun's group of bandits endeavored to safeguard his home and take the money for their loved ones. Then, Nam Hee Shin, who needs to recapture the lost nation by giving the cash to the independence army.
Lee Gwang Il's Japanese armed forces get the information that an unidentified individual is after the cash and goes to Gando. With so many people's vested interest in the money, the viewers are excited to see how they will move forward with the story.''