Coupang Play shares an action-packed trailer for their new drama “The Bait”!

“The Bait” (formerly known as “Chronicle of Crime”) is a crime thriller that follows a lawyer turned homicide detective who seeks the truth behind unsolved past cases by investigating current crimes. The series marks Jang Keun Suk’s first drama role in five years and will also star Heo Sung Tae and Lee Elijah.

Jang Keun Suk plays Goo Do Han, a detective who is determined to uncover the truth after Noh Sang Cheon, the culprit of South Korea’s biggest fraud (played by Heo Sung Tae), is named as a suspect in the murder. case, even though he reportedly died eight years ago.

The new poster shows the upcoming fierce confrontation between Goo Do Han, a righteous detective who will stop at nothing to uncover the truth, and Noh Sang Cheon, a notorious criminal who holds key clues to a past fraud case and a current murder case. Adding to the curiosity of the coming battle between the two men is the simple but intense caption: “He who must catch [the culprit] to live versus he who must die to live.”

In the trailer, Noh Sang Cheon is shown as having committed a 5 trillion won (approximately $3.9 billion) fraud before allegedly dying on the run, leaving behind thousands of victims devastated by the significant losses they suffered.

However, eight years later, lawyer-turned-detective Goo Do Han is called to solve a mysterious case in which the victim claimed that Noh Sang Cheon came to kill him. Goo Do Han then sets out on a journey to find out if Noh Sang Cheon is really dead, who is the real culprit in the current murder case, and what is the connection between the past and the current case.

Check out the exciting trailer below!

“The Bait” will premiere on January 27 and will air two episodes each week. Part 1 consists of a total of six episodes and Part 2 will be released in the first half of 2023.

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