Liar Game (2014 TV series)

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Liar Game
Liar Game 2014 TV series-poster.jpg
Promotional poster for the drama Liar Game
Genre Mystery, Thriller
Based on Liar Game
by Shinobu Kaitani
Written by Ryu Yong-jae
Directed by Kim Hong-sun
Starring Kim So-eun
Lee Sang-yoon
Shin Sung-rok
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 12
Production
Production location(s) Korea
Production company(s) Apollo Pictures
Fantagio
Release
Original network tvN
Original release 20 October (2014-10-20) – 18 November 2014 (2014-11-18)
External links
Website

Liar Game (Hangul라이어 게임; RRRaieo Geim) is a 2014 South Korean television series based on the Japanese manga of the same title by Shinobu Kaitani.[1] Starring Kim So-eun, Lee Sang-yoon and Shin Sung-rok, it aired on tvN from October 20 to November 18, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 for 12 episodes.[2][3]

Plot

Nam Da-jung is an innocent college student who passes a hidden camera audition and is invited to join the reality show Liar Game, a psychological survival game wherein participants trick each other and the one who ultimately succeeds wins the prize money of ₩10 billion (US$9.3 million). Tempted by the chance to pay off her debts, Da-jung joins the game and gets conned out of the initial money given to her. In desperation, she asks genius ex-con swindler and former psychology professor Ha Woo-jin to help her win the game.

Cast

  • Kim So-eun as Nam Da-jung
  • Lee Sang-yoon as Ha Woo-jin
  • Shin Sung-rok as Kang Do-young
  • Choi Yoon-so as Goo Ja-young
  • Kim Young-ae as Woo-jin's mother
  • Jo Jae-yoon as Jo Dal-gu
  • Um Hyo-sup as Da-jung's father
  • Kang Min-kyung as Sung-ja
  • Cha Soo-yeon as Lee Yoon-joo
  • Choi Jin-ho as Director Jang
  • Kim Ik-tae as Hyun Jung-beom
  • Lee El as Oh Jung-ah/Jamie
  • Jang Seung-jo as Kim Bong-geun
  • Lee Si-hoo as Choi Sung-joon
  • Lee Kyu-bok as President Bae
  • Lee Jun-hyeok as Criminal
  • Lee Cheol-min as Bulldog
  • Lee Hae-yeong as Lawyer

Other

This drama is only a remake of the original Liar Game manga, it is not a remake of the Japanese drama. This drama only has the original manga Liar Game's copyright.[4]

References

  1. ^ Baek, Byung-yeul (12 October 2014). "Cartoon-inspired TV dramas on the way". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  2. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa (12 September 2014). "Kim So Eun, Lee Sang Yoon and Shin Sung Rok Confirmed for Drama Liar Game". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
  3. ^ Ko, Hong-ju (23 September 2014). "Lee Sang Yoon, Kim So Eun, Shin Sung Rok and More Gear Up for Drama Liar Game". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
  4. ^ '라이어 게임' 작가 "일드 리메이크 아니다" - OSEN (in Korean)

External links

  • Liar Game official tvN website (in Korean)
  • Liar Game at HanCinema
  • Liar Game on IMDb
  • Manga-Based Dramas Are Not Always A Formula For Success - KDrama Stars
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