2024 is going to be the year for K drama lovers as many exciting shows are going to surprise the audience. The new shows will be coming to your favourite OTT platforms and deliver some mind-blowing content. From drama to romance, Korean entertainment has it all. Fans will get to witness every action, comedy and romantic brief in a fun manner.
Here’s a list of upcoming K dramas releasing in 2024
1. Queen of Tears
Queen of Tears is an upcoming Korean drama written by Park Ji-eun. It features Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won in lead roles. The plot revolves around a married couple who are going through a difficult time. The show is created by Studio Dragon and will explore the romantic realms of a periodical time. The K drama will be released on Netflix.
2. You Have Done Well
You Have Done Well is based on the Slice of Life genre. It was written by Lim Sang-choon and directed by Kim Won-seok. The show stars Lee Ji-eun, Park Bo-gum, Oh Jung-se and Lee Jun-young in key roles. The upcoming drama focuses on the lives of Ae Soon and Gwan Shik who were born in the 1950s on Jeju island. However, due to the course of events, their lives get entangled through the tread of destiny. It will be streaming on Netflix.
3. Murder DIEary
Murder DIEary is an upcoming South Korean web series directed by Lee Chang-hee. Based on a comedy thriller drama, it is written by Kim Da-min. The k drama stars Choi Woo-shik, Son Suk-ku and Lee Hee-joon in lead roles. the web series is adapted from a Naver webtoon comic by the same name. It revolves around a man who accidentally kills a serial killer and a detective who chases him tirelessly. The show is licensed by Netflix.
4. Goodbye Earth
Goodbye Earth is a South Korean web series which will be released on Netflix. Theming around a sci-fi dystopian genre, the show is directed by Kim-Jin-min. It was written by Jung Sung-joo. The k drama stars Yoo Ah-in, Jeon Sung-woo, Kim Yoon-hye, and Ahn Eun-jin in pivotal roles. Goodbye Earth revolves around the people living in a world in chaos as there are only 200 days to live through the apocalypse. After the predicted tenure, the Earth will collide with an asteroid.
5. A Shop for Killers
A Shop for Killers is based on a novel by Kang Ji Young. It is a live-action drama starring Lee Dong Wook and Kim Hye Jun for the first time together. The web series will be streaming on Disney+ on a global basis. The upcoming show focuses on a nephew who lost his parents and grew up under the guidance of his uncle. However, his life takes a shocking turn after his uncle’s death as he faces a new reality.
Based on a romantic genre, Trunk is directed by Kim Kyu Tae. It is an upcoming Korean web series, which will be streaming on Netflix. The show features Gong Yoo and Seo Hyun Jin in lead roles. The trunk is adapted from a renowned novel by the same name. The story revolves around the head of a marriage agency Noh In Ji and Han Jung Won. NM agency aims to fix their clients’ marriages with their dream spouses. Despite doing the work that she does Noh In Ji prefer to stay single while the music producer Han Jung Won believes all marriages are fraud.
7. Queen Woo
Queen Woo is a periodical drama directed by Jung Se Gyo. The web series cast Jeon Jong Seo, Kim Moo Yul, Ji Chang Wook, Lee Soo Hyuk, and Jung Yu Mi in key roles. The show follows the story of Queen Woo who finds herself in a critical situation after the death of the King. She has 24 hours to choose a rightful heir to the throne amidst the political tensions and competitions arising through the clan.
8. Mr Plankton
Mr Plankton is an upcoming South Korean web series starring Woo Do Hwan, Lee You Mi, and Oh Jung Se in lead roles. Based on a romantic comedy theme, the show is directed by Hong Jong Chan and written by Jo Yong. This show follows the story of a man who sets on a journey alone as no one ever loved him for his true self.
9. Queen of The Scene
Queen of The Scene is directed by Lee Won Suk and written by Kim Soo Ah. It is based on the romantic-comedy genre with six episodes. The web series focuses on a Korean writer who rose to fame with her amazing stories. She has been credited for having twisted endings and plot turns in her story. Unfortunately, due to a series of events, she gets trapped in her own story and tries to find a way out. It stars Gong Hyo Jin in the lead role.
Hierarchy is an upcoming Korean teen drama which will be streaming on Netflix. The show was written by Bae Hyun Jin and directed by Choo Hye Mi. The leading cast members include Roh Jeong Eui, Lee Chae Min, Ji Hye Won, Lee Won Jung, and Kim Jae Won. The story revolves around Justin High School wherein a transfer student Kang Ha enters the competition with the wealthy kids to come ahead.
11. Wedding Impossible
Wedding Impossible is an upcoming web series directed by Kwon Young-il. The show stars Jeon Jong-seo, Moon Sang-min, Bae Yoon-Kyoung, Park Jae Wan and Do-Wan Kim. The k drama follows the story of a fake marriage and contradicting desires. Goo Chan Yeol approaches an actress for a fake marriage due to certain complications but soon confronts his situation as his younger brother takes on the task of ending his relationship.