Coupang Play released the first poster and trailer of their upcoming drama “Bait.”
Coupang Play drama “Bait” is a crime thriller that tracks the secrets surrounding a case for which a suspect was pointed out in a murder case eight years after the death of the criminal of the biggest fraud case since the accident. It will captivate viewers at once with its solid story between the mysterious murder case at this point and the fraud case that shook the Republic of Korea in the past, unexpected shocking developments and twists, and thorough acting by the main actors.
The “bait” is the first comeback work in five years by global star Jang Geun Suk, who plays the role of Koo Do Han, a violent crime detective who specializes in lawyers and the passionate performance of Heo Sung Tae, who plays the born-to-be swindler No Sang Cheon and the presence of Lee Elijah, who plays a passionate reporter Cheon Na Yeon, will play an axis of the narrative between the present and the past, add to expectations with a fresh casting combination. In addition, Kim Hong Sun, a master of genres who directed “Voice,” “The Guest” and “Money Heist: Korea-Joint Economic Area,” will direct the drama to showcase the essence of a well-made crime thriller.
The first poster released, “Bait” highlights a tense confrontation between Jang Geun Suk, a righteous detective who tries to reveal the truth of the case, and Heo Sung Tae, who plays the role of Roh Sang Cheon, a rare criminal who holds clues to past fraud and current murder. The simple and intense phrase “Catch to Live vs. Die to Live” adds more interest to the confrontation between the two. In particular, attention is focused on the paradoxical meaning of “die to live.”
The trailer of “Bait,” which was released along with the poster, speedily captured the process of Noh Sang Cheon, who is known to have committed fraud worth 5 trillion won and died while on the run. If Roh Sang Cheon, a rare fraud criminal, is really dead, then who is the real culprit of the current murder case, and what is the hidden link between the past and the current case can be found in “Bait.”
“Bait” will be released twice a week from January 27.
Meanwhile, the drama will be introduced in two parts, Part 1, which consists of a total of six episodes, will be introduced first. Part 2 will be released in the first half of 2023.
Are you excited for Jang Geun Suk’s return to drama after so many years?