What is “My Name”, the successor to “The Squid Game” about?

After the success of “The Squid Game” and other South Korean series, Netflix decides to bet once again on a production from this country. It is “My Name”, also known as ” My name“,” Nemesis “or” Undercover “, directed by Kim Jin-min, who had the support of screenwriter Kim Ba-da.

The story of a woman thirsty for revenge after the murder of her father who comes under the orders of a powerful criminal boss and joins the police force stars Han So-hee, Park Hee-soon and Ahn Bo-hyun.

The production of ” My name“Was directed by Bae Joon-mo, Choi Myung-gyu and Yeom Jun-ho, which starred executive producer Yoo Jeong-wan. In December 2020, they stopped the recordings after a member of the show’s staff came into contact with a person confirmed to have Covid-19.

Yoon Ji-woo fights in Choi Mu-jin’s gym (Photo: My Name / Netflix)

WHAT IS “MY NAME”?

According to the official synopsis of Netflix, « My name”Follows Ji-Woo (Han So-hee), a young woman who seeks revenge for the death of her father, Dong-hoon (Yoon Kyung-ho), a drug dealer who was killed by an unknown assailant on the doorstep of sa maison.

At his father’s funeral, Ji-Woo meets the pivot who runs the Dongcheon organization, Choi Mu-jin (Park Hee-soon), who tells him that Dong-hoon was his most trusted friend and brother. In addition, he teaches her the way of revenge and helps her become part of the local police.

“MY NAME” TRAILER

ACTORS AND CHARACTER OF “MY NAME”

  • Han So-hee as Yoon Ji-woo
  • Park Hee-soon as Choi Moo-jin
  • Ahn Bo-hyun as Det. Jeon pil-do
  • Kim Sang-ho as Cha Ki-ho
  • Lee Hak-joo as Jung Tae-joo
  • Jang Yool as Do Kang-jae
  • Yoon Kyung-ho as Yoon Dong-hoon
Park Hee-soon embodies the boss of
Park Hee-soon plays the boss of “Dong Cheon Pa,” Korea’s biggest drug network (Photo: Netflix)

HOW TO SEE “MY NAME”?

The eight episodes of the first season of ” My name“Are available on Netflix since October 15, 2021.