The 7 best K-dramas and movies coming out in April 2022 – Newsweek | Bowluk

Looking for your next K-Drama series binge? Here we take a look at some of the best new Korean series and movies slated for release in April 2022.

7K dramas and movies coming out in April 2022

1st morning

Release date: April 1st

This new fantasy K-drama will be released on Netflix and will be broadcast in South Korea MBC Channel follows a team of “miscellaneous” Grim Reapers who (as opposed to their typical job of escorting the dead to their fate) attempt to rescue those who wish to die as part of a special mission.

The team is led by Goo-ryeon, played by veteran Korean actress Kim Hee-sun, the 420-year-old head of the crisis control team at Spirit Management headquarters.

Featuring multiple supernatural scenes and action-packed sequences, the series has a similar sci-fi feel to the Netflix hit K-Drama hit The creepy counter.

Check out the trailer of the series below.

2. Midnight

Release date: April 5th

This heartbreaking thriller follows a cat and mouse hunt between a psychopathic serial killer played by Squid Game Actor Wi Ha-jun (who played detective Hwang Jun-ho in the Netflix series) and a deaf woman who works in a sign language call center.

The film premiered on the big screen for the first time last year (at the New York Asian Film Festival) but will be available for streaming/VOD services in the US from April 5th.

Check out the trailer of the film below.

3. Green Mother Club

Release date: April 6th

The upcoming drama will be broadcast on South Korea JTBC Channel follows the story of five mothers in the same neighborhood who meet in an elementary school community that South Korea says is experiencing psychological warfare and fierce competition 10 Asia.

An off-commentary in the trailer for the show, the theme of which gives a Desperate Housewives meets The women of Stepford Feeling, says: “Women who lose their own names and introduce themselves as ‘so-and-so’s mother’, pretend (or do not pretend) to be rich, put on a mask of greed and take it off – that can don’t avoid his if you are a mother in South Korea.”

Watch a teaser trailer of the series below.

4. Yaksha: Ruthless operations

Release date: April 8th

Everyone is questionable in Netflix’s upcoming Korean spy action thriller set in the Chinese city of Shenyang, described as having “the highest density of spies” according to the film’s teaser trailer, which ends with the words, “This afternoon was just a teaser. The real war begins now.”

The new movie stars Squid Game Actor Park Hae-soo (who was Sang-woo, contestant #218 in Netflix’s runaway hit K-drama series) as a prosecutor who gets caught up in a war between spies while investigating the secret dealings of a black operations team at the National Intelligence investigating Service and its infamous leader who set out to complete a mission.

The upcoming film features explosive car chases, gunfights and a roster of colorful personalities from the black ops team (including its youngest member, played by Jinyoung of K-pop group GOT7).

Peppered with sarcastic banter and funny looks, Yaksha: Ruthless operations has a bit Ocean’s Eleven meets Impossible Mission/James Bond Feeling.

Watch a teaser trailer of the series below.

5. Our blues

Release date: April 9th

This heartwarming drama – with leading actors Squid Game Actor Lee Byung-hun (who played the frontman in the series) alongside a host of other famous Korean actors – unfolds the bittersweet life stories of 14 main characters on the idyllic Korean island of Jeju, each at the beginning, climax or turning point of their lives.

The upcoming series will also mark the K-Drama soundtrack debut of BTS member Jimin, whose new song is scheduled to be featured in the first episode NME.

air on TVN and releasing on Netflix in select regions, the show’s star-studded cast also includes Shin Min-a (from Netflix’s Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha), parasite Actors Lee Jung-eun (who played the housekeeper in the Oscar-winning film), Cha Seung-won (from Netflix’s night in paradise), the famous actress/singer Uhm Jung-hwa and Kim Woo-bin (Shin’s real-life boyfriend).

The show also features veteran Korean actress Kim Hye-ja (known internationally for her haunting performance in the crime film Bong Joon-ho motherscreened at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival) and Go Doo-shim.

Watch a teaser trailer of the series below.

6. My Liberation Notes

Release date: April 9th

The new Netflix series will also be broadcast JTBC, follows the story of three siblings (including one played by Lee El, featured in the dr Brain Series on AppleTV+ and the love and linen movie on Netflix) and An Enigmatic Stranger (played by Son Seok-koo, from The DP series) who want to break out of the monotony of their everyday lives.

Watch the official trailer of the series below.

7. Outrageous

Release date: 29.04

The horror series is the latest work by Yeon Sang-ho, the film director of Train to Busan Fame, who also directed Netflix’s recent hit K-Drama infernal. Outrageous is co-written by Ryu Yong-jae, who is also a co-writer of the highly anticipated Korean version of money robbery Series that is also scheduled to appear later this year.

The supernatural thriller follows two archaeologists, including one from Koo Kyo-hwan, who uncover a strange mystery.

The cryptic teaser posters for the series (the most recent of which was revealed on March 22) show dramatic close-ups of both characters with one eye covered and a wider view of the couple with a haunting gaze, each with just the words, “Those Those who see his eyes will be caught in Hell.”

Koo recently starred in the gripping Netflix series DP, This was one of the first K-Dramas to be officially greenlit for a second season. He also played along Kingdom: Ashin of the North on Netflix as Ai Dan Gan, who is set to be a main character in the next episode of kingdom series and in peninsulathe continuation of Train to Busan.

Outrageous is one of three K-Drama series to be screened at the Cannes International Series Festival, taking place April 1-6. It will be released in South Korea TVN Channel on April 29, according to South Korea Munhwa News.

Watch a teaser trailer of the series below.

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