Cruel City - Korean Drama
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- Drama: Cruel City
- Revised romanization: Moojungdoshi
- Hangul: 무정도시
- Director: Lee Jung-Hyo
- Writer: Yoo Sung-Yeol
- Network: JTBC
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: May 27 - July 30, 2013
- Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 21:50
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Shi-Hyun (Jung Kyoung-Ho) grew up in an orphanage, before running away from there. He then made a living by working as a drug courier and picked up the nickname "Doctor's Son." He's now the boss of a mid-size gang. His drug supplier is a man known as Scale (Kim Byung-Ok). Shi-Hyun has plans take over his position.
Meanwhile, Hyeong-Min (Lee Jae-Yoon) becomes the section chief of a special investigation unit. Their goal is to take down Scale, who killed an undercover officer. Hyeong-Min's girlfriend Kyung-Mi (Ko Na-Eun) is also a detective. She also grew up in an orphanage with Soo-Min (Nam Gyu-Ri). They grew up like real sisters and Soo-Min is now studying to enter the police academy.
While trying to catch Scale, Hyeong-Min learns about a guy called "Doctor's Son." Now, Hyeong-Min and his team go after Shi-Hyun.
- "Cruel City" takes over the JTBC Mondays & Tuesdays 21:50 time slot previously occupied by "Can We Get Married?" and will be followed by "Her Myth in July, 2013.
- First script reading took place on March 19, 2013.
- Early working title was "Undercover" then changed to "Moojungdoshi" ("Cruel City").
|Jung Kyoung-Ho||Nam Gyu-Ri||Lee Jae-Yoon||Son Chang-Min|
|Jung Shi-Hyun||Han Soo-Min||Ji Hyeong-Min||Min Hong-Ki|
|Kim Yu-Mi||Choi Moo-Sung||Yoon Hyun-Min||Ko Na-Eun|
|Lee Jin-Sook||Moon Deok-Bae||Kim Hyun-Soo||Lee Kyung-Mi|
Additional Cast Members:
- Park Soo-Young - Detective Squad Chief Yang
- Kil Yong-Woo - Public Prosecutor General Ji Man-Hee (Hyeong-Min's father)
- Kim Byung-Ok - Scale
- Kim Jung-Hak - Prosecutor An Kyung-Chan
- Song Min-Ji - Reporter Cha Hyo-Joo
- Jung Soo-Young - Prosecutor Oh Jung-Yeon
- Kim Jong-Goo - Busan Gang President Jo
- Jung Ji-Soon - Jo Ha-Neul (Busan Gang President Jo's son)
- Park Young-Ji - Lawmaker Cha (Reporter Cha Hyo-Joo's father)
- Jung Moon-Sung - Jung Shi-Hyun's subordinate
- Kim Min-Sang - Kim Bbong
- Kim Hyo-Sun - Eun-Soo
- Lee Moo-Saeng - Detective Kim (Hyun-Soo's source)
- Shim Min - Joo-Young
- Kim Jae-Hwa - Park Eun-Ae