Everything about Master Detective 1958, the new crime drama on Disney+

Disney Plus will play host to an exciting prequel to the classic Korean show Chief Inspector, which hooked viewers from 1971 to 1989. With the release date set for April 2024, the new K-drama is called Chief Detective 1958 tells the story of a passionate detective who joins his colleagues in the fight against corruption – the cast is led by Lee Je-hoon, Lee Dong-hwi and Choi Woo-sung. Here you will find all about it.

Romance may be at the heart of the Hallyu wave, but there’s no denying that some of the more popular series from the Korean entertainment industry involved some good old crime fighting and mystery solving. This ranges from classics such as Signal And Suspicious partner to more recent hits such as Flex X agent And Civil Guard.

Adding to this line-up is a new show that fits both categories – inspired by a timeless title to tell its story. Directed by Kim Seong-hoon of the Confidential assignment fame — Chief Detective 1958 features a star cast. The story is inspired by the extremely popular Chief Inspectorwhich attracted many viewers during its airtime – more than a decade ago and followed skilled detectives on a mission to defeat the power of corruption.

What is the plot of Chief Detective 1958?

Set in the 1950s and 1960s, daring detective Park Young-han is reputed to have the highest arrest record for petty thieves. He joins forces with his unique colleagues to defeat corruption and protect the weak.

Meet the cast of Chief Detective 1958

The action is led by Cab driver And Signal actor Lee Je-hoon – who will play the role of Park Young-han, a veteran detective who moves from the countryside to Seoul to become frustrated with the corruption in the world. He puts together a team of colleagues to fight injustice. “Viewers can look forward to the passionate acting of Lee Je Hoon, who will portray the young Park Young Han in a new way,” said the show’s production team. Soompi.

Answer from 1988 Lee Dong-hwi plays Kim Sang-sun – a wild card detective dubbed the “mad dog” of the Jongnam Police Station. In the meantime, My roommate is a Gumiho‘s Choi Woo-sung plays the polite and tough detective Cho Kyun-hwan. Top management actress Seo Eun-soo will play Lee Hye-joo – a beautiful and wise bookstore owner.

The series will also see a crossover, with Soompi noting that Choi Bool Am – who played Park Young-han in the original – will appear in the show. “By showing the older version of Park Young Han, who may seem ordinary from the outside, I wanted to say, ‘Okay, look carefully from now on. I will show you how extraordinary this seemingly ordinary person was,” said director Kim Seong-hoon. ‘And for those who remember the original Chief InspectorI wanted to say, “Everyone, the real Chief Inspector is back.”

The release date of Chief Detective 1958

Chief Detective 1958 will be released on MBC TV and Disney Plus on April 19. Episodes release every weekend on Fridays and Saturdays at 9:50 PM KST (8:50 PM SGT).

The show promises to be exciting, and the production team is telling it Soompi“The exciting performances of Detective Park Young Han and his three colleagues and the charm of old-fashioned investigation full of joy provide exciting gaming fun.”

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