Netflix's 'Sweet & Sour': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Korean movie

'Sweet & Sour' is an upcoming Korean original film starring Jang Ki-yong, Chae Soo-bin and Krystal.

                            Netflix's 'Sweet & Sour': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Korean movie
Jang Ki-yong as Jang-hyeok and Chae Soo-bin as Da-eun in 'Sweet & Sour' (Netflix)

'Sweet & Sour' is an upcoming Korean original film whose first still images were released on April 7. The romance drama produced by KT Hitel will be available to stream worldwide from June 4. Chae Soo-bin and Jang Ki-yong were confirmed to play the lead characters on 9 September 2019, and Krystal joined the cast on October 8, 2019. 

The film was originally scheduled for release theatrically in 2020; however, the release was affected due to the coronavirus pandemic that has affected countries the world over. 

Release date:

'Sweet & Sour' is slated to release worldwide on June 4. 


According to Asianwiki, the plot of the show reads, "Jang-hyeok is in a romantic relationship with Da-eun, who works as a nurse. When they first started to date, Jang-hyeok was a sweet boyfriend to Da-eun, but he is not anymore. Meanwhile, Jang-hyeok begins to work as a temporary worker for a large company. He tries to get a permanent position at the company. This places Jang-hyeok in a competitive position with Bo-young (Krystal), who also wants the same job. Jang-hyeok and Bo-young also cooperate with each other and, as they work together, they get closer."

A still of Jang-hyeok and Bo-young in 'Sweet & Sour'. (Netflix)


Jang Ki-yong - Jang-hyeok

Actor Jang Ki-yong, who is currently seen in 'My Roommate is a Gumiho', will play the lead role of Jang-hyeok in the romantic drama. 

Chae Soo-bin - Da-Eun

Chae Soo-bin, who was last seen in 'A Piece of Your Mind' opposite Jung Hae-in, will now be seen in 'Sweet & Sour'. 

Krystal - Bo-Young

Krystal has been seen in many popular shows such as 'Search', 'The Player' and more. She will play the role of Bo-young in the movie. 


The movie is written by Lee Gye-wook who had previously worked on the film 'Cheer up, Mr Lee', 'Luck-key', 'The Beauty and the Beast' among others. He also wrote screenplays for 'South Bound' and 'Couples'. 



This trailer of the movie features a young couple who are passionately in love at the beginning, but reality strikes soon. From difference of opinion over who should take the trash out, to how they should treat each other at the end of the day, there is a lot that goes wrong in their relationship. Amid this, the male lead meets another woman at his workplace and their chemistry is brilliant - resulting in a lot more conflict in his relationship. 

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