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
Location(s) Korea
Running time Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 (KST)
Production company(s) Apollo Pictures
Fantagio
Release
Original network tvN
Original release 20 October (2014-10-20) – 18 November 2014 (2014-11-18)
Chronology
Preceded by My Secret Hotel
Followed by Valid Love
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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