Leverage (South Korean TV series)

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Leverage
Leverage (South Korean TV series).jpg
Promotional poster
Also known asLeverage: Fraud Control Operation
Hangul레버리지: 사기조작단
Genre
Based onLeverage
by John Rogers and Chris Downey
Developed byTV Chosun
Written byMin Ji-hyung
Directed byNam Gi-hoon
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
Production company(s)
Distributor
Release
Original networkTV Chosun
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseOctober 13, 2019 (2019-10-13) –
present (present)
Chronology
Related showsLeverage (United States)
External links
Website

Leverage (Korean레버리지: 사기조작단; RRRebeoriji: Sagijojakdan; lit. Leverage: Con Artists) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Lee Dong-gun, Jeon Hye-bin, Kim Sae-ron, Kim Kwon and Yeo Hoe-hyun. It is a remake of the same-name American TV series. It premiered on October 13, 2019 on TV Chosun.[2]

Synopsis[edit]

The series follows the story of Lee Tae-joon, a former insurance investigator who forms a team of thieves and con artists to target the rich and wealthy and to also avenge his son's death.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

A former principled elite insurance investigator who was once viewed as "Grim Reaper of con artists".[3]
An untalented actress, but a top scammer who is able to speak four languages fluently.[1]
A former fencing national athlete turned into a top class thief who uses her quick and flexible movements to help swindle people and sneak into places.[4][5]
A security specialist who became a mercenary specializing in various forms of martial arts.[6]
A hacker who has great digital skills, especially in computers, mobile phones and CCTV.[7]

Supporting[edit]

Tae-joon's wife.[8]

Production[edit]

The first script reading was held in August 2019 in Yeouido, Seoul, South Korea.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "전혜빈, TV조선 드라마 '레버리지' 출연 확정..미모+연기 완벽 사기꾼 변신(공식)". Naver (in Korean). OSEN. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  2. ^ "Lee Dong-gun Confirms Starring Role in "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"". HanCinema. SE Daily. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "Lee Dong Gun takes main role of Korean version of "Leverage"". Naver V Live. Sports Chosun. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "Kim Sae-ron Stars in "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation" as Top Class Thief". HanCinema. The Celuv. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "Kim Sae-ron stars as a con artist in drama 'Leverage'". The Korea Times. The Korea Times. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  6. ^ "김권, 드라마 '레버리지:사기조작단' 전격 합류". Naver (in Korean). Korea Economic TV. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  7. ^ "Yeo Hoe-hyun to Star in "Leverage: Fraud Control Operation"". HanCinema. Tenasia. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  8. ^ "최자혜, 드라마 '레버리지' 출연 확정... 이동건과 호흡(공식)". Naver (in Korean). YTN. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  9. ^ "'레버리지:사기조작단' 이동건-전혜빈 '케미가 사기', 시간순삭 대본 리딩". Naver (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved September 21, 2019.

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