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The mission begins and the cameras roll on SBS’s Wanted

I like this second teaser for SBS thriller Wanted even more than its first; it’s allowing me to feel cautiously optimistic about the drama and its suspenseful premise featuring a mysterious villain who orders a famous actress to carry out missions on live television in order to get her kidnapped son back.

Kim Ah-joong plays that actress and mother, who sends off her little boy in the teaser with a smile, only to gave him snatched away and tied up somewhere, crying in fear and calling out for his mother. She’s sent the video, then spots the camera that’s been planted to watch her. Someone advises her to call the police, but she refuses, because the baddies have threatened to kill her boy if she does.

The case quickly grabs the attention of the entire nation, and the actress gets help from an ex who’s now a broadcast PD (Uhm Tae-woong) who oversees the live reality show that ensues upon the criminal’s orders. Ji Hyun-woo, on the other hand, is the determined detective who vows that until he sees a corpse with his own eyes, the victim is still alive.

It’s an interestingly provocative setup, putting someone’s misery on full display for entertainment value, conjured up by a bad guy who’d consider the twisted mindfuckery of Liar Game to be child’s play. The drama says it’ll be making commentary about social issues throughout, and I can see this story being fertile ground for that kind of exploration; I’m feeling hopeful that the plot has enough movement and intrigue to keep things moving quickly without letting messages get too preachy, ’cause that’s no fun. So far, I’m feeling optimistic.

Wanted follows Entertainer as SBS’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama, and premieres on June 22.

Via SBS Fun E

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It looks good and sounds so promising. This is my most-wanted (no pun intended) list to watch this June. I can't wait for it to air!

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Me too!

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Something tells me this is going to be epic, like Two Weeks.

Btw I just realised. Kim Ah Joong's Wanted on Mon-Tues, and Kim Rae Won's Doctors on Wed-Thurs, both on SBS.
Park Jung Hwan x Shin Ha Kyung <3

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Actually, Wanted on Wed-Thurs when Doctors on Mon-Tues

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Other way around I mean - days. I wish there was an edit button.

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Damn. This is going to make us feel uncomfortable, won't it? I bet that social commentary part will be about how most of us "normal people" are increasingly becoming voyeuristic thanks to social media.

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I'm not sure how the "don't tell the police" part works out. If they're airing the events live, obviously the whole country will know about the kidnapping. Or will fans be watching it thinking it's a drama when in fact it's not?

What if the dramas we're watching are actually true? :O

Someone pls check if Eric is having visions....

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This is so mindblowing... ?

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Haha! Eric might be seeing this in his visions..She was supposed to portray OHY anyway...LOL

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The teaser got me intrigued. I hope it turns out good. I need my healthy dose of thriller after the mess that is Vampire Detective.

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Can't wait to have UTW back in my small screen in such genre. This has to be good.

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looks good... the james bond music kinda matches... the mother will be feeling like literally the sky fell down...sad

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You're right, the music is James Bond-ish!

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Well, Adele's "Skyfall" was used for the James Bond movie "Skyfall", haha.

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@mindy I seriously hope they got copyright to use her song from "MI6" as Adele is a bit strict about who can use her songs. Lol

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I swear to myself that i'll (try) watch everything Punch cast does in whatever drama they choose, this too for sure ?

Anyone watching God's Gift can confirm this? Is it the same premise? I haven't watched it fear of the not-so-fun ending people talk about. But i kinda remember it has similar premise?

That skyfall music background tho <3

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When God Gift 14 Days have "mystery" help she back in the time, Wanted show something "reality", at least, I hope this drama will not end stupidly like God Gift 14 Days

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It's kinda similar and it's kinda not :P

God's Gift has a mother going back to two weeks before her daughter's death to prevent the kid's kidnap and murder. Every time she got a clue and chased down a potential murderer/kidnapper, that guy turned out not to be her daughter's murderer. There's no shortage of evils in that show, but for the majority of the show, she kept her daughter strictly by her side (of course until the kid is kidnapped).

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I'm proud that even with a little time, they managed to.give us at least good teaser. Hope this will be good.

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Very nice teaser, lots of K-Drama trailers are kind of messy but this one is truly slick and well-made. It looks sufficiently dark and I've been really into dark dramas lately (just finished White Christmas) so I'm looking forward to it!

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I think i already saw a korean movie with that exact story line...can't remember the name though...

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Maybe Gods Gift-14 Days?

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"Movie" is the keyword. God's Gift is a drama :P

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Seven Days starring Kim Yunjin as a top lawyer whose daughter goes missing and she has to defend a sinister criminal whose trial ends in 7 days.

Only the mother-daughter bit is similar, and I'm curious to see how they'll play out the reality show part to make it thrilling.

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The 2nd teaser is definitely better than the 1st one. I still don't get thrilling feels but the plot sounds promising. Hope so.

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Oooh, I love the Liar Game feels I'm getting from this. This looks even darker though. I hope it's good. I need another good thriller to watch.

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waiting for this drama..... wewwww wewwww... look interesting....

*Uhm Tae Woong appa <3

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Since I love God's Gift - 14 Days no matter how scrapped its ending (still crying for Ki Dong-chan tho), gonna check Wanted for sure. I miss dramas with these kind of vibe :'D

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a show with Ji-Hyun Woo and a commentary on social issues? sounds like my cup of tea. :)

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This is a really solid cast!! And oh, that cute boy!! <3 Kim Ah Joong and Uhm Tae Woong look so good!! Damn! I'm excited for this drama!

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