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)


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.



  • 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)


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