Into the Flames

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Into the Flames
Into the Flames Official Main Poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Into the Flames
Also known as Into the Fire
Genre Period drama
Written by Jung Sung-hee
Lee Han-ho
Directed by Kim Sang-rae
Starring Choi Soo-jong
Ryu Jin
Son Tae-young
Lee In-hye
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s) Choi Byung-hwa
Producer(s) Jung Hoe-seok
Lee Kyung-seon
Jung Hyung-seo
Location(s) Korea
Running time Fridays and Saturdays at 23:00 (KST)
Production company(s) Kangho Production
Release
Original network TV Chosun
Original release April 25 (2014-04-25) – June 28, 2014 (2014-06-28)
Chronology
Preceded by Bride of the Century
External links
Website

Into the Flames (Hangul불꽃 속으로; RRBulkkot Sogeuro) is a 2014 South Korean television series. It aired on cable channel TV Chosun on Fridays and Saturdays at 23:00 for 20 episodes from April 25 to June 28, 2014.[1][2]

Synopsis[edit]

Based on the life of Park Tae-joon, founder and honorary chairman of multinational steel-making company POSCO,[3][4] this is the story of the people who battled poverty and despair after the colonial era and the Korean War with a relentless pursuit of economic innovation, and the choices they made in the name of love, loyalty and sacrifice. Park worked tirelessly to build a mill that produced steel, which became pivotal to Korea's modernization.[5]

The early working title was Park's moniker Steel King (Hangul강철왕).[6][7]

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Supporting characters[edit]

Yeongil Bay Steel Mill
  • Hong Il-kwon as Hwang Joon-suk
  • Park Sang-myun as Park Jong-yeol
  • Lee Ki-chan as Ahn Seung-joo
  • Kim Jin-keun as Kim Byung-hoon
  • Lee Won-seok as Yeon Bong-chool
  • Gong Jeong-hwan as Jung Sang-ho
  • Lee Jong-soo as Kim Sang-chul
  • Lee Jeong-yong as Choi Dal-ho
  • Choi Kyu-hwan as Chae Ki-joo
  • Hong Ah-reum as Ha Cheo-soon
Shinsekai Trading Company
  • Lee Chul-min as Takeda
    • Kim Hyun-joon as young Takeda
  • Go Myung-hwan as Abe
    • Kim Min-ho as young Abe
Extended cast
  • Lee Young-hoo as Yasuoka
  • Jeon Soo-kyung as Yang Hwa-ja
  • Cho Young-seo Mrs. Seoul
  • Hyun Suk as Tae-hyung's father
  • Kim Min-kyung as Tae-hyung's mother
  • Park Yong-soo as Kohei
  • Jung Myung-hwan as Yamamoto

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Sun-min (4 January 2014). "Posco story coming to TV". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  2. ^ Kim, Gwang-kuk (9 April 2014). 고(故) 최태준 일대기 그린 ‘불꽃 속으로’, 역사 논란 피해갈까. TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  3. ^ Kang, Seung-woo (13 December 2011). "Steel King Park Tae-joon dies". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  4. ^ Childs, Martin (22 December 2011). "Park Tae-Joon: Steel magnate who transformed South Korean fortunes". The Independent. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  5. ^ "Choi Su-jong headlines cable period drama Into the Fire". Dramabeans. 3 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  6. ^ Cho, Hye-gyung; Seo, Ji-eun (16 June 2012). "Posco's Park to be subject of 24-part TV series". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  7. ^ "Into The Fire TV Chosun Finalized Featuring The Late Park Tae Jun". KDramaStars. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-13. 

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