Netflix has released the official trailer for upcoming K-drama The Glory starring Song Hye Kyo and Lee Do Hyun. Fans will see a different version of Song Joong Ki’s ex-wife this time, as the clip shows her dark side.
The Glory follows the story of a woman who becomes soulless after being bullied in her youth. Song Hye Kyo’s character, Dong Eun, has gone through hell after being subjected to violence from her so-called peers.
The video, which lasts over two minutes, shows that Dong Eun is now ready to take revenge as a cold, heartless and vengeful woman. In the clip, she seems to intentionally re-enter the life of Yeon Jin (Lim Ji Yeon) on her wedding day.
From now on, every day of your life will be hell, she said. It will be excruciating and triggering.
Dong Eun meets one bully after another after successfully running away after the evil deeds they did to her. Fans will meet Jae Joon (Park Sung Hoon), Sara (Kim Hieora), Hye Jung (Cha Joo Young), Myung Oh (Kim Gun Woo) and Do Young (Jung Sung Il), whose lives depend on Song Hye Kyo’s role becomes.
Lee Do Hyun will join the series as the mysterious Go player, as will Yeom Hye Ra as Hyun Nam, who will help Dong Eun in The Glory.
The new Netflix series is a masterpiece from writer Kim Eun Sook, who is behind the success of Guardian: The Lonely Great God and Mr. Sunshine, and Stranger director An Gil Ho.
The series will be split into two parts, each consisting of eight 60-minute episodes. The streaming giant describes the series as drama coupled with revenge, bullying, childhood trauma and confrontation, Sun PhilStar.
Meanwhile, it will be the first time fans will see Song Hye Kyo’s dark side in a TV series. The 41-year-old was previously known for romantic comedy series like Full House or heavy drama series like Encounter.
But this time she will unleash her rare side and show a different kind of acting. As this is a revenge drama like Reborn Rich from her ex-song Joong Ki, many will be waiting to see if it will match or surpass its success.
The JTBC show now dominates the most popular dramas and actors, remaining at number 1 for three straight weeks. Song Hye Kyo’s The Glory will hit theaters on December 30th.