Narco-saints is a Netflix original South Korean action thriller drama series featuring Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Park Hae-soo, Jo Woo-jin, and Yoo Yeon-seok. The series’ screenplay written and directed by Yoon Jong-bin is based on the true story of Jo Bong-Haeng, who ran a major drug-smuggling ring in Suriname in South Africa.
Based on actual events, Narco-saints portrays a regular businessman who is forced to risk his life by assisting government authorities on a covert mission to apprehend a Korean drug lord operating in Suriname. It is scheduled to be released on September 9, 2022 exclusively on Netflix, worldwide.
Narco Saints Brief Profile
- Drama: Narco-Saints
- Revised romanization: Suriname
- Also Known As: The Accidental Narco , Suriname , Soorinam , Surinam
- Genres: Action, Thriller, Crime
- Director: Yoon Jong-Bin
- Screenwriter: Yoon Jong-Bin
- Original Network: Netflix
- Total Episodes: 6
- Release Date: September 9, 2022
- Airing Day: Friday
- Duration: 1 hour
- Language: Korean, English
- Country: South Korea
Narco Saints Plot Synopsis
Narco-Saints” is a drama about a life threatening journey of a civilian businessman, Kang In-gu (Ha Jung-woo), who launches his company in the South America and as a result winds up helping the National Intelligence Service’s (NIS’s) secret operation to take down a Korean drug king, Jeon Yo-Hwan (Hwang Jung-Min), who is operating in the South American country Suriname.
Narco Saints Cast
Ha Jung-Woo as Kang In-Gu
Ha Jung Woo plays the lead role of Kang In Goo, the protagonist who begins a business in Suriname in the hopes of becoming wealthy but finds himself caught up in the criminal drug trade.
Hwang Jung-Min as Jeon Yo-Hwan
Hwang Jung Min plays Jeon Yo Hwan, the drug lord in charge of Suriname’s underworld
Park Hae-Soo as Choi Chang-Ho
Park Hae-Soo plays Choi Chang-Ho, the team leader of the NIS’s Americas branch. He will work with Kang In Goo to bring down Jeon Yo Hwan.
Jo Woo-Jin as Byeon Ki-Tae
Jo Woo-Jin plays Byeon Ki-Tae, an ethnic Korean who was born and reared in China and serves as Jeon Yo Hwan’s right-hand man and handles all of his shady dealings.
Yoo Yeon-Seok as David Park
Yoo Yeon-Seok plays David Park, a lawyer who counsels Jeon Yo Hwan and serves as the organization’s brain. will be portrayed by Yoo Yeon Seok.
Chang Chen as Chen Jin
Chen Jin, the leader of an infamous Chinese gang in Suriname, will be played by Taiwanese actor Chang Chen, who has been in films like “Dune,” “The Grandmaster,” and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”