Liar Game (2014 TV series)
Promotional poster for the drama Liar Game
|Based on||Liar Game|
by Shinobu Kaitani
|Written by||Ryu Yong-jae|
|Directed by||Kim Hong-sun|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Production company(s)||Apollo Pictures|
|Original release||20 October –|
18 November 2014
Liar Game (Korean: 라이어 게임; RR: Raieo Geim) is a 2014 South Korean television series based on the Japanese manga of the same title by Shinobu Kaitani. Starring Kim So-eun, Lee Sang-yoon and Shin Sung-rok, it aired on tvN from October 20 to November 18, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 for 12 episodes.
Nam Da-jung is an innocent college student who passes a hidden camera audition and is invited to join the reality show Liar Game, a psychological survival game wherein participants trick each other and the one who ultimately succeeds wins the prize money of ₩10 billion (US$9.3 million). Tempted by the chance to pay off her debts, Da-jung joins the game and gets conned out of the initial money given to her. In desperation, she asks genius ex-con swindler and former psychology professor Ha Woo-jin to help her win the game.
- Kim So-eun as Nam Da-jung
- Lee Sang-yoon as Ha Woo-jin
- Shin Sung-rok as Kang Do-young
- Choi Yoon-so as Goo Ja-young
- Kim Young-ae as Woo-jin's mother
- Jo Jae-yoon as Jo Dal-gu
- Um Hyo-sup as Da-jung's father
- Kang Min-kyung as Sung-ja
- Cha Soo-yeon as Lee Yoon-joo
- Choi Jin-ho as Director Jang
- Kim Ik-tae as Hyun Jung-beom
- Lee El as Oh Jung-ah/Jamie
- Jang Seung-jo as Kim Bong-geun
- Lee Si-hoo as Choi Sung-joon
- Lee Kyu-bok as President Bae
- Lee Jun-hyeok as Criminal
- Lee Cheol-min as Bulldog
- Lee Hae-yeong as Lawyer
- Baek, Byung-yeul (12 October 2014). "Cartoon-inspired TV dramas on the way". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-21.
- Choi, Eun-hwa (12 September 2014). "Kim So Eun, Lee Sang Yoon and Shin Sung Rok Confirmed for Drama Liar Game". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 14 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
- Ko, Hong-ju (23 September 2014). "Lee Sang Yoon, Kim So Eun, Shin Sung Rok and More Gear Up for Drama Liar Game". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 5 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
- '라이어 게임' 작가 "일드 리메이크 아니다" - OSEN (in Korean)
- Liar Game official tvN website (in Korean)
- Liar Game at HanCinema
- Liar Game on IMDb
- Manga-Based Dramas Are Not Always A Formula For Success - KDrama Stars
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