Lee Seo-jin on the hunt for his family in OCN’s Trap
I’ve missed having Lee Seo-jin (Intimate Strangers) on my screen, as an actor or as himself in a Na PD show, so I’m excited to check out his newest drama, OCN’s Trap. The show marks his comeback to dramaland following 2016’s Marriage Contract, and I’m hoping Trap will make the wait worth it. It doesn’t hurt that the rest of the cast is pretty stellar, with Sung Dong-il (Your Honor) and Im Hwa-young (Sketch, Smart Prison Living) rounding out our main players.
Lee Seo-jin plays a former anchorman, and at the outset, it looks like he has the picture-perfect family, which all changes during one fateful family holiday. The teaser’s caption ominously reads, “A family disappeared,” as we see Lee Seo-jin being revived in an emergency room and tied up in a chair as he asks someone where his wife and son are. Police surround the scene of the family’s kidnapping and Sung Dong-il’s detective questions why the kidnapper let Lee Seo-jin go, as if he were “cornering a rabbit.”
The teaser tells us that Lee Seo-jin has “fallen into an elaborate hunt.” And that “hunt” sounds like a literal hunt, with people carrying rifles in the woods, presumably to hunt down Lee Seo-jin as he continues to search for his missing family. The teaser ends with his son calling out for him offscreen as we see our hero heavily bandaged, crying out on a hospital bed. Talk about a foreboding ending.
Though I’m most excited to see Lee Seo-jin and Sung Dong-il go head to head in this action thriller, I’m also looking forward to seeing more of Im Hwa-young, who put in a very likeable performance in Smart Prison Living as the younger sister of Park Hae-soo’s character. She’ll be playing a criminal profiler, which should prove helpful in figuring out who Lee Seo-jin’s tormentor is.
OCN’s Trap will be the next drama on the cable station’s hybrid cinema-drama project, and will run for a shorter 7 episodes, starting February 9.
Via X Sports News