The upcoming SBS drama “The Escape of Seven” announced its official main leads.
On September 22nd, SBS officially confirmed that “The Escape of Seven” will be led by Hwang Jung Eum, Uhm Ki Joon, Lee Joon, Yoon Jong Hoon, Jo Yoon Hee, Shin Eun Kyung, Lee Yoo Bi, Jo Jae Yoon, and Lee Deok Hwa.
The upcoming series will be the next collaboration of director Joo Dong Min and writer Kim Soon Ok. The two worked together for the trilogy of “The Penthouse: War in Life” and the series “The Last Empress.”
“The Escape of Seven” will revolve around seven prisoners who are imprisoned together in one place at the same time. The seven prisoners are involved in a case of a missing girl. The series will showcase the endless lies and desires of humans.
The production team shared, “The drama will reveal the desperate escape journey of the seven people who are involved with each other because of their desires and secrets. The great chemistry of the director, writer, and actors will bring another intense story and sensation.”
“The Escape of Seven” will premiere in 2023.
Uhm Ki Joon will reunite once again with the Penthouse team. This time, he will play the role of Matthew Lee, the frontman of Korea’s biggest mobile platform company. He is a mysterious person and only a few know about who he is. After getting involved in an incident, he will reveal more about himself to the public.
Hwang Jung Eum will play the role of Geum Ra Hee, the representative of a drama production company. She thinks highly of herself and she will do anything to gain wealth and success. She began searching for her daughter whom she abandoned 15 years ago to get a large inheritance. However, this will shake her life.
Lee Joon will play the role of Min Do Hyuk, a former gangster. He only lives for the reason he is just born but he doesn’t have any desire for anything. He is also a person who is believer in loyalty but his life has experienced several betrayals.
Yoon Jong Hoon will also play the role of a CEO named Yang Jin Mo. He is the owner of the agency called Cherry Entertainment. He seems gentle but he has endless greed. He also believes that yesterday’s enemy can be an ally the next day if ever it will benefit him.
Lee Yoo Bi will play the role of Han Mo Ne, an idol trainee who is also popular in school. She came from a wealthy family and she exudes beauty and great talent. As she lives as a popular one in front of her friends, her lies start to get twisted out of control.
Lee Deok Hwa will give life to the character named Bang Chil Sung. He is more known as Chairman Bang and he is known for being a rich building owner. She trusts her tenant Cha Joo Ran more than his own family. One day, her granddaughter shows up and he became anxious about it.
Shin Eun Kyung will play the role of Cha Joo Ran, an obstetrician-gynecologist. She lives with Chairman Bang who trusts him the most. She loves money more than anything that’s why she’s with Chairman Bang. After Geum Ra Hee appeared with Chairman’s only granddaughter, Cha Joo Ran will be in more conflict with her.
Jo Yoon Hee will play the role of Go Myung Ji. He is an art teacher who spreads strange rumors in school so that her secrets will not be revealed.
Lastly, Jo Jae Yoon will play the role of Nam Chul Woo, a detective at Deokseon Police Station. He is a detective who is unlucky with the cases he handles but receives a speedy promotion for the first time in five years.