, Inc., the world’s leading entertainment service, announced it has licensed Life, the new Korean original drama written by Lee Su-yeon and directed by Hong Jong-chan and Lim Hyun-ook. Netflix will premiere the first four episodes of Life in APAC markets (excluding Japan) and English speaking regions (excluding U.S.) on Aug. 4 at 12AM PST. Episodes 5 and 6 will stream on the same day as the Korean broadcast on Aug. 6 and 7 at 9:30AM PST followed by a regular weekly schedule. All other territories excluding the U.S. and Japan will premiere 2 episodes weekly on every Mondays at 9:30AM PST while all episodes will be available in the U.S. on Sep. 12.
Life is a new medical K-drama from Lee Su-yeon, writer of Stranger, the series which won the Grand Prize in TV at the 54th Baeksang Arts Awards in Korea, and director Hong Jong-chan, who directed Dear My Friends. The new medical drama series tell a story about the people in a hospital who want to protect and save, and also those who want to defend for what what they believe is right.
The K-drama features Lee Dong-wook, well known for his lead part in Goblin(Guardian: The Lonely and Great God) as Ye Jin-woo, one of the doctors in the hospital. Jo Seung-woo, who was the lead in the mystery filled story in Stranger, plays Koo Seung-hyo, the CEO of the hospital where everything takes place.
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