Netflix ‘Alchemy Of Souls’: 5 things to know about the Korean historical drama

A female warrior trapped in a blind woman’s body meets a noble who wants her help to change his fate


                            Netflix ‘Alchemy Of Souls’: 5 things to know about the Korean historical drama
Lee Jae Wook in a still from ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ (Netflix)
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Netflix is the best when it comes to satiating global viewer’s palate of watching brilliantly conceptualized K-dramas. For those ardent K-drama fans, Netflix is bringing a totally original Korean historical drama series, ‘Alchemy Of Souls’. From the teaser itself, we can say that it is going to showcase a fascinating storyline with roller-coaster ride of emotions that will hook audiences to their screens.

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If the die-hard K-drama lovers have enjoyed watching these Korean Netflix series and films like ‘Forecasting Love and Weather’, ‘One Spring Night’ and ‘Love and Leashes’, then they are definitely going to be mesmerized while watching this awaited Korean drama, ‘Alchemy Of Souls’.

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When does ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ release and where can you watch it?

The awaited Korean historical genre drama, ‘Alchemy Of Souls’, is going to release globally by June 18, 2022, on Netflix at 3.01 am EST.

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What is ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ all about?

‘Alchemy Of Souls’ is an upcoming South Korean historical genre television drama series. The story revolves around a young female warrior, Mu Deoki (Jung So-min), who is trapped within a blind woman’s body. She is a servant to noble Jang Wook (Lee Jae-wook), a known trouble maker. Mu Deoki secretly decides to teach her master Jang Wook how to fight. Jang Wook, who is born into the wealthy Jang family, holds an unpleasant secret related to his birth which is discussed openly in his country Daeho.

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The official synopsis reads, “A powerful sorceress in a blind woman's body encounters a man from a prestigious family, who wants her help to change his destiny”.

The teaser gives us a hint that it is going to be a story of star-crossed lovers where Mu Deoki who is initially a cold blooded assassin named Naksu who knows no weakness. On the other hand, Jang Wook is a spoilt brat who has been living a lavish life. When Jang Wook throws tantrums each time, Mu Deoki fights back with firmness. In the teaser, we hear Mu Deoki saying, ‘Once I regain my energy, he’ll be the first one I kill’. This means that a lot of twists and turns are awaiting fans in this series.

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Who stars in ‘Alchemy Of Souls’?

The following starcast has been confirmed for the series.

Lee Jae-wook as Jang Wook

Lee Jae-eook, a 24-years-old Korean star, made his debut as an actor with 2018 K-drama series, ‘Memories of the Alhambra’. He also appeared in K-dramas like ‘Search: WWW’, ‘The Battle of Jangsari’, ‘Extraordinary You’, ‘The Weather Is Fine’ and ‘Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol’. He is going to be seen playing the lead role of Jang Wook in ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ releasing globally on Netflix.

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Other actors in the cast of ‘Alchemy Of Souls’ include Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun, Shin Seungho, Yoo Jun-sang and several others.

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Creators

The 20 episodic weekly Korean historical drama series, ‘Alchemy Of Souls’, is produced by tvN and directed by Park Joon Hwxa. The story is written by Hong Mi-ran and Hong Jung-eun.

Trailer

The trailer has not been dropped yet but the teaser has been released a day back by makers globally. You can watch it below.


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