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Drama: Gust/Whirlwind

Hangul: 돌풍

Genre:political, thriller

Network: Netflix



Director: Kim Yong-wan (The Cursed, If You Wish Upon Me)

Writer: Park Kyung Soo (Whisper, Punch, Golden Empire, The Chaser)

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"Gust" will be a political drama that will showcase the journey of a prime minister who will work as an acting president. The drama is set in the Blue House and National Assembly and it depicts the bare faces of people with desires.







Seol Kyung-gu as Park Dong Ho

Kim Hee Ae as Jung Soo Jin





Character descriptions


Park Dong Ho (Seol Kyung Gu), the Prime Minister,  is determined to create a country w ithout crimes. He went through the legal profession and entered politics with the determination to create a country where there is no need to commit sins. He is a person who causes a 'blast' that shakes the world.

Jung Soo Jin (Kim Hee Ae) is the Deputy Prime Minister of the Economy and a party leader.






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by lo_ve, August 31, 2022
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The upcoming drama "Whirlwind" (literal translation) will reportedly be led by top stars Han Seok Kyu and Kim Hee Ae

On August 31st, media outlets reported that both Han Seok Kyu and Kim Hee Ae got the offer to lead the upcoming drama "Whirlwind." The series will be the comeback project of writer Park Kyung Soo

Kim Hee Ae's agency YG Entertainment responded to the reports and stated that the new series is one of the works that the actress is currently reviewing. 

Meanwhile, Han Seok Kyu's side hasn't responded yet. 

"Whirlwind" will be a political drama that will showcase the journey of a prime minister who will work as an acting president. The drama is set in the Blue House and National Assembly.

This will be the first project of writer Park Kyung Soo after five years. He is known for the works "Punch," "Golden Empire," "The Chaser," and more. 

Han Seok Kyu got the offer to play the role of Park Dong Ho, the Prime Minister who is determined to create a country without crimes. 

Meanwhile, Kim Hee Ae received the offer to play the character named Jung Soo Jin. She is the Deputy Prime Minister of the Economy.

There are no official details yet on the broadcast channel and date of "Whirlwind." 




If Kim Hee Ae confirms her casting, this will be her second upcoming drama. The actress will first star in the 2023 series "Queen Maker" together with Moon So Ri, Ryu Soo Young, Kim Tae Hoon, Lee Kyung Young, and Jin Kyung.

Meanwhile, Han Seok Kyu is set to star in several dramas this year. He will lead the upcoming series "When the Day Breaks," "It May Be a Little Spicy Today," and the possible third installment "Dr. Romantic 3." 



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‘The World of The Married’ star Kim Hee Ae to lead the upcoming political thriller drama ‘Gust Of Wind’

Popular actress Kim Hee Ae has been cast as the female lead for the upcoming thriller drama.

Written by Anoushka Mathew   |  Published on Aug 31, 2022   |  05:56 PM IST  |  452.7K
Kim Hee Ae is returning to a drama after 2 years of 'The World of the Married'. Her work chosen by Kim Hee Ae is the political drama 'Gust Of Wind' by Park Kyung Soo. On August 31st, Kim Hee Ae's agency, YG Entertainment announced, "We received an offer to appear in 'Gust Of Wind' and are considering it."

'Gust Of Wind' is the comeback work of star writer Park Kyung Soo after 5 years. Previously, writer Park built a strong fan base by writing 'Whisper', 'Punch', 'Empire of Gold' and 'The Chaser'. Directed by Kim Yong Wan of 'Method' and 'If You Say Your Wish'. 'Gust Of Wind' is a political drama about Prime Minister Park Dong Ho, who is acting as the president, and Kim Hee Ae was offered the role of Su Jin, the deputy prime minister of economy and party leader.

Currently, the production team is casting the main characters, including the main character Park Dong Ho, and plans to start filming for the first time in the second half of this year. Meanwhile, Kim Hee Ae finished filming the original Wavve movie 'Dead Man' in February, which will be released in the second half of the year.

Kim Hee Ae is best known for her leading roles in Korean dramas such as ‘Sons and Daughters’ (1992), ‘Perfect Love’ (2003), ‘My Husband's Woman’ (2007), ‘How Long I've Kissed’ (2012), ‘Secret Affair’ (2014), and ‘The World of the Married’ (2020). She has received multiple acting awards including two Daesang (Grand Prize) and four Best Actress Awards for Television at the Baeksang Arts Awards. In 2020, she was selected as Gallup Korea's Television Actor of the Year.



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by lo_ve, October 25, 2022
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Sol Kyung Gu will possibly have his first-ever leading role in a drama.

Several media outlets reported on October 25th that Sol Kyung Gu will star in the upcoming drama "Whirlwind" together with Kim Hee Ae. The role he received was also offered to actor Han Seok Kyu.

If Sol Kyung Gu confirms his casting, this will be his first-ever starring role in a drama. The actor made his debut in the drama scene in 1999 in a supporting role. Since then, the actor has focused on starring in movies. This will be his first leading role in a drama after 30 years of debut. 

Aside from this, this will possibly be the next project of Kim Hee Ae and Sol Kyung Gu together. Just last month, reports stated that the movie "The Dinner " wherein Kim Hee Ae and Sol Kyung Gu will star in already finished filming. 

"Whirlwind" is scheduled to begin filming in the second half of this year. 




Actor Sol Kyung Gu's side responded to the casting reports. According to them, the actor is currently reviewing the offer to lead "Whirlwind." 

Sol Kyung Gu got the offer to play the role of Park Dong Ho, the prime minister, and the acting president. 

The upcoming series is a political drama that will be helmed by director Kim Yong Wan ("If You Wish Upon Me," "The Cursed," and "Champion") and writer Park Kyung Soo ("Whisper," "Punch," and "The Legend").

Sol Kyung Gu is also set to star in several upcoming films such as "Heartbeat," "The Boys," "Kill Bok Soon," "The Dinner," and "Phantom." 

The actor made his acting debut in 1996. He is known for being part of the films "Peppermint Candy," "Public Enemy," "Oasis," "Jail Breakers," "Silmido," "Voice of a Murderer," "Tidal Wave," "Cold Eyes," "The Spy: Undercover Operation," "The Merciless," "1987: When The Day Comes," "The Book of Fish," and more. 

Sol Kyung Gu was also busy this year with the films "The Moon," "Kingmaker: The Fox of the Election," "Yaksha: Ruthless Operations," and "I Want to Know Your Parents."



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March 28 2023

Sol Kyung-Gu and Kim Hee-Ae cast in Netflix drama “Gust”


Sol Kyung-Gu and Kim Hee-Ae are cast in Netflix drama series “Gust” (literal title). For actor Sol Kyung-Gu, “Gust” marks his first ever drama series appearance. The political intrigue drama series will be directed by Kim Yong-Wan (“The Cursed“) and scripted by Park Kyung-Soo (“Whisper“).

Release date for “Gust” has not yet been decided.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Park Dong-Ho (Sol Kyung-Gu) is the prime minister of South Korea. He wants to punish the corrupt president, who colludes with powerful family owned corporations called chaebols, and change the world of politics. Jung Soo-Jin (Kim Hee-Ae) is the deputy prime minister for economic affairs. She confronts Park Dong-Ho and a fierce political strife ensues.



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by Lily Alice, March 28, 2023
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The global OTT platform Netflix confirmed the production of the K-drama Whirlwind and announced casting the Kill Bok Soon actor Sol Kyung Gu and Queenmaker actress Kim Hee Ae for the series. 

Whirlwind is an upcoming Netflix series that tells the story of a prime minister who wants to root out corruption and the deputy minister of the economy who opposes him.




The role of Prime Minister Park Dong Ho, who plans to go up against the president of the country who colluded with a chaebol for personal benefit, is played by Sol Kyung Gu. 

Kim Hee Ae, who will be seen in the upcoming Netflix series Queenmaker, will play the role of the Deputy Prime Minister of Economy Jung Soo Jin, who lock horns with the prime minister. 

The veteran actor Sol Kyung Gu is one of the most prominent actors in the South Korean film industry, well known for his acting talents. Whirlwind will reportedly be the actor's first K-drama in 23 years. His last show was Happy Together, in which he was seen in a supporting role. And Kim Hee Ae is a well-established actress who has held roles in numerous K-dramas and movies. 

The screenwriter of Whirlwind is Park Kyung Soo; whose famous works include The LegendThe ChaserGolden Empireand Punch, to name a few.

Director Kim Yong Wan, who won the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Award for Content, is tasked with directing the drama. His famous works include The CursedIf You Wish Upon Me, and Champion

The political thriller Whirlwind, starring the veteran actors Sol Kyung Gu and Kim Hee Ae, will be released in 190 countries. The K-drama will be exclusively available only on Netflix. More news is yet to come about the extended cast and release date. Stay tuned for more updates!





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Kim Hee Ae And Sol Kyung Gu Confirmed To Star In New Political Thriller Drama


Mar 29, 2023
by S. Kim

New Netflix series “The Whirlwind” (working title) has confirmed the casting of Kim Hee Ae and Sol Kyung Gu!

“The Whirlwind” is a new political thriller drama depicting the story of the confrontation between a prime minister who wants to root out corrupt power and a deputy prime minister of economy who opposes him.

Sol Kyung Gu will take on the role of Prime Minister Park Dong Ho, who wants to judge the president who colluded with chaebol and change the political scene. Sol Kyung Gu is an experienced actor with strong charisma and profound acting skills. Ahead of the release of Sol Kyung Gu’s film “Kil Boksoon,” his appearance in a drama for the first time in decades captures viewers’ attention, raising anticipation for his new acting transformation.

Kim Hee Ae, who also awaits the release of her other Netflix drama “Queenmaker,” will play the role of Deputy Prime Minister of Economy Jeong Soo Jin who reached the pinnacle of politics on her own with her intelligence and strong convictions. She is a person who takes on a fierce political battle to stand up to Park Dong Ho.

Scriptwriter Park Kyung Soo, who introduced the “political power” trilogy of “The Chaser,” “Empire of Gold,” and “Punch,” and director Kim Yong Wan, who helmed the award-winning web drama “Love Cells” as well as other diverse projects including “Champion,” “The Cursed,” and “The Cursed: Dead Man’s Prey,” will work together.

“The Whirlwind” will be released in over 190 countries around the world. Stay tuned for more updates!



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News bites: March 29, 2023

by tccolb


Another actor who has long been absent from dramaland is Sol Kyung-gu (Kill Boksoon), who will be pitted against his rising opponent Kim Hee-ae (A Couple’s World) in Netflix’s new political series The Whirlwind. PD Kim Yong-wan (If You Wish Upon Me) is at the helm, with scripts by Park Kyung-soo (Whisper). [MBC]



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