'Bad and Crazy': Release date, plot and all about Lee Dong-wook and Wi Ha-joon's K-drama
After unleashing his fierce side in the Netflix series, ‘Squid Game,’ which took the world by storm, Wi Ha-joon is now embodying a "crazy" person in his upcoming role as ‘K’ in the tvN drama, ‘Bad and Crazy’. The show also features Lee Dong-wook in a lead role that will release at the end of 2021 and will have viewers hooked till the beginning of 2022. The drama features these two men who take on the roles of Bad (Lee Dong-wook) and Crazy (Wi Ha-joon), respectively, as the title of the drama suggests.
But it is not just these two hunks that have fanned interest in the K-drama — there is also VIXX member, N (Hak-yeon), who will assume the role of an honest police officer, Oh Kyung Tae, in ‘Bad and Crazy’. The upcoming tvN drama has only 20 days leading upto its initial broadcast and has taken over the network's Friday and Saturday slot and will replace the Park Hyung-sik starrer, ‘Happiness,’ after it completes airing.
‘Bad and Crazy’ will be the first K-drama where Lee Dong-wook will appear as the main lead after his appearance on the hit romance, ‘The Tale of the Nine-Tailed’. Wi Ha-joon on the other hand, who was seen and loved as Junho in the global ‘Squid Game,’ will make his first K-drama “main lead” appearance with ‘Bad and Crazy.’
Lee Dongwook and Wi Hajoon portray clashing personas in K-drama 'Bad and Crazy' teaser
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The K-drama, ‘Bad and Crazy’ will release on December 17, at 10.40 pm KST ( 8.40 am ET) for its first broadcast. The second episode will be released on December 18 at the same time, followed by new episodes every Friday and Saturday, thereafter. The K-drama is shorter than the usual 16-episode run. ‘Bad and Crazy,’ starring Lee Dong-wook and Wi Ha-joon, will only have 12 episodes.
Where to watch 'Bad and Crazy'
The show ‘Bad and Crazy’ will have its regular telecast on the TV network, tvN, for fans from South Korea to watch. International fans can watch the K-drama for free on the iQIYI website in a delayed broadcast a few hours after its official release on TV.
The K-drama ‘Bad and Crazy’ is a mystery thriller drama with fantasy tropes.
The K-drama ‘Bad and Crazy’ follows the journey of a corrupt yet practical detective who manifests a split personality that harbors a sense of justice. Actor Lee Dong-wook will play the role of Ryu Soo-yeol, a man who works as a police officer and is competent at his job, but has questionable ethics. Soo-yeol has the will to do anything in order to achieve success. Due to his ambitious personality, he has received promotions in a short period of time. His smooth life suddenly changes with the appearance of K (Wi Ha-joon) who is a righteous person with a crazy side that exposes itself when he faces injustice. K resolves his issues in terms of injustice with his fist as he dreams of being a hero. Meanwhile, Lee Hee Kyum (Han Ji-eun) is a righteous and enthusiastic police lieutenant on the drug squad at the Munyang Police Department.
The trailer that was released on November 26 for the show reveals the bromance and perfect synergy between actors Lee Dong-wook and Wi Ha-joon who both show how compatible and funny the two characters are together. Lee Dong-wook channels the 'Career-Oriented Detective' Ryu Soo-yeol while Wi Ha-joon embodies the 'Crazy Helmet Guy' K. The released trailer opens with the first meeting of Ryu Soo-yeol and K that leads to a series of surprises for the two characters where K enjoys a frantic run on his bike with Ryu Soo-yeol sitting on the back of his motorcycle facing the opposite direction screaming in fear as the former rides away in the night.
Watch the trailer here:
Lee Dong-wook as Ryu Soo-yeol, a corrupt police detective who changes into a champion for justice.
Wi Ha-joon as K, a helmet man, with a crazy sense of justice.
Han Ji-eun as Lee Hee Kyum, a detective on the drug crime investigation team.
VIXX's N (aka Cha Hak-yeon) as Oh Kyeong-tae, the youngest member of the anti-corruption investigation department of the National Police Agency.
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