de Lily Alice, Mar�o 28, 2023

The global OTT platform Netflix confirmed the production of the K-drama Whirlwind and announced casting the Kill Bok Soon actor Sol Kyung Gu and Queenmaker actress Kim Hee Ae for the series. 

Whirlwind is an upcoming Netflix series that tells the story of a prime minister who wants to root out corruption and the deputy minister of the economy who opposes him.

The role of Prime Minister Park Dong Ho, who plans to go up against the president of the country who colluded with a chaebol for personal benefit, is played by Sol Kyung Gu. 

Kim Hee Ae, who will be seen in the upcoming Netflix series Queenmaker, will play the role of the Deputy Prime Minister of Economy Jung Soo Jin, who lock horns with the prime minister. 

The veteran actor Sol Kyung Gu is one of the most prominent actors in the South Korean film industry, well known for his acting talents. Whirlwind will reportedly be the actor's first K-drama in 23 years. His last show was Happy Together, in which he was seen in a supporting role. And Kim Hee Ae is a well-established actress who has held roles in numerous K-dramas and movies. 

The screenwriter of Whirlwind is Park Kyung Soo; whose famous works include The LegendThe ChaserGolden Empireand Punch, to name a few.

Director Kim Yong Wan, who won the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Award for Content, is tasked with directing the drama. His famous works include The CursedIf You Wish Upon Me, and Champion

The political thriller Whirlwind, starring the veteran actors Sol Kyung Gu and Kim Hee Ae, will be released in 190 countries. The K-drama will be exclusively available only on Netflix. More news is yet to come about the extended cast and release date. Stay tuned for more updates!