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Updated January 6th, 2024 at 12:20 IST

Chief Detective 1958 trailer: Je Hoon starrer explores the complexities of justice in a bygone era

The trailer of Chief Detective 1958 opens with Detective Park Young Han's confident self-introduction as he transitions from a small village to Seoul.

Chief Detective 1958
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MBC has given fans a sneak peek into its upcoming Friday-Saturday drama, Chief Detective 1958. Positioned as a prequel to one of South Korea's most iconic detective dramas, the series promises to transport viewers to 1958, introducing a young Detective Park Young Han portrayed by Lee Je Hoon.

Chief Detective 1958 trailer out

The trailer of Chief Detective 1958 opens with Detective Park Young Han's confident self-introduction as he transitions from a small village named Hwang Chun to the bustling city of Seoul. The narrative unfolds with the challenges faced by Young Han and his colleagues, weaving a tale of frustration, anger, and shared tears. Young Han's firm resolve to protect the weak and confront the villains intensifies anticipation for the unfolding drama.

Lee Je Hoon takes on the pivotal role of Park Young Han, portraying the legendary detective in his early years. Lee Dong Hwi steps into the character of Kim Sang Soon, an officer at Jongnam Police Station, whose life takes a turning point after encountering Young Han. Choi Woo Sung transforms into Jo Kyung Hwan, a strong-willed rice store worker, and rising star Yoon Hyun Soo portrays Seo Ho Jeong, an ambitious individual dreaming of becoming a master investigator.

What do we know about Chief Detective 1958?

Chief Detective 1958 delves into the origins of Detective Park Young Han's journey, set against the backdrop of 1958 Seoul. Tasked with bringing justice to a corrupt world, Park Young Han, along with his colleagues, navigates the challenges of restoring justice in a society rife with corruption.

Directed by Kim Sung Hoon, recognised for his work on Confidential Assignment and Rampant, the K-drama is written by Kim Young Shin. Park Jae Beom, known for contributions to The Fiery Priest and Vincenzo, serves as a creator.

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Published January 6th, 2024 at 12:20 IST

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