Ji Sung commands the courtroom in new promos for The Devil Judge
New promos have been released for tvN’s upcoming drama The Devil Judge, featuring lead actor Ji Sung (Doctor John) in a new poster and video teaser.
The drama aims to tackle the meaning of justice through a dystopian South Korea where the whole nation has to participate in a live courtroom show. The star judge of the show is played by Ji Sung whose true intentions are difficult to decipher. At times he seems to be the people’s hero, but at the same time there’s something about him that makes you question whether he’s just the devil in disguise.
Kim Min-jung (My Fellow Citizens) joins the drama as another judge — and Ji Sung’s sworn enemy. Rounding out the judging trio is Jinyoung (When My Love Blooms). He’s a rookie judge and is seen as the nation’s last hope for justice. The sole non-judge of the main cast will be played Park Kyu-young (It’s Okay to Not Be Okay), a detective and Jinyoung’s best friend turned potential love interest.
The teaser begins with a glimpse of the nation in chaos and the appearing text explains that this is, “An imaginary dystopian South Korea.” The camera focuses on Ji Sung as he gets dressed in his robes and walks toward the courtroom. Designed like the set of a TV program, he stands in the spotlight in the middle of a circular room. The closing shot shows Ji Sung standing in front of wall that blurs away and he announces, “Fellow citizens, your trial is now about to start.”
Written by Moon Yoo-seok (Miss Hammurabi) and directed by PD Choi Jung-gyu (Red Moon Blue Sun, Triangle), The Devil Judge premieres July 3 and will be airing weekends on tvN.