“The Whirlwind” Sets Off a Clash Between Authority and Ethics

Set against the backdrop of a turbulent political landscape in South Korea, The Whirlwind follows the intense clash between the prime minister and the deputy prime minister, each driven by their own agendas.

The tension heightens when the prime minister decides to assassinate the president, sparking a fierce power struggle that threatens to engulf the nation.

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Debuting on June 28, this 12-episode series marks the return of esteemed Korean television screenwriter Park Kyung-su, embarking on his first ambitious project in seven years. Known for previous Baeksang Arts Award-winning hits like The Chaser and Punch, The Whirlwind promises to be gripping and cerebral, packed with sharp dialogue and intense monologues.

The teaser posters offer a tantalizing glimpse into the high-stakes showdown, featuring Prime Minister Park Dong-ho (Sul Kyung Gu) and Deputy Prime Minister Jeong Su-jin (Kim Hee Ae) in a confrontational stance beside the fallen president. The imagery is rich with symbolism, hinting at the political storm on the horizon.

The teaser trailer thrusts viewers into the heart of the action, starting with the dramatic collapse of the president and Park’s shocking admission of guilt. As Park grapples with his decision to commit a heinous act in the name of justice, Jeong seeks to capitalize on the chaos to further her own ambitions.

The dynamic interplay between good and evil promises to captivate audiences, with neither character emerging unscathed from their moral quagmire. Tensions rise as Park orchestrates a daring bid for power. Veteran actors Sul and Kim deliver electrifying performances, adding depth and realism to the show, keeping viewers hooked until the very end.

Whose side are you on? Dive into the political intrigue with The Whirlwind on June 28, only on Netflix.

*Press Release