Son Hyun-Joo, Jang Seung-Jo and Lee Elijah are cast in JTBC drama series “Model Detective” (literal title). The drama series is set in Incheon and revolves around detectives working in that area. For actor Son Hyun-Joo and drama series director Jo Nam-Kook, this is the third time they work together after 2012 SBS drama series “The Chaser” and 2013 SBS drama series “Empire of Gold..” Meanwhile, Jang Seung-Jo is currently starring in JTBC drama series “Chocolate” and Lee Elijah most recently finished work in JTBC drama series “Chief of Staff 2.”
“Model Detective” first airs April, 2020 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Monday & Tuesday 9:30 PM time slot after “If the Weather Is Good, I’ll Find You“).
Plot synopsis by AsianWiki: Set in Incheon, South Korea, detectives try to catch criminals, who hide ugly truths.
Kang Do-Chang (Son Hyun-Joo) has worked as a detective for the past 18 years. He was born and raised in Incheon. He investigates cases using his experience and personal connections, forgoing scientific technique or reasoning power.
Oh Ji-Hyeok (Jang Seung-Jo) is an elite detective. He has 9 years of experience. Unlike Kang Do-Chang, he investigates cases using evidence and insight into the criminal’s psyche. Due to trauma from his childhood, he does not share his feelings. He is wealthy thanks to his late uncle, who left him with a large inheritance.
Jin Seo-Kyung (Lee Elijah) works as a newspaper reporter. She is a 5 year veteran and passionate about her work.