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The Man Standing Next (2020)

15 01/22/2020 (KR) DramaThriller 1h 54m

Loyalty. Betrayal. Execution.


In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park, who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command. In the midst of reign of fear, a former KCIA director, PARK Yong-gak who knows all about the government’s obscure operations, exiles to the U.S. where the investigation of ‘Koreagate’ is underway. As the tension escalates, the stifling political maneuvering by the all second-in-command’s unfolds.

  1. Woo Min-ho

    Director, Writer

  2. Lee Ji-min


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lee Byung-hun

    Lee Byung-hun

    Kim Gyu-pyeong

  2. Lee Sung-min

    Lee Sung-min

    President Park

  3. Kwak Do-won

    Kwak Do-won

    Park Yong-gak

  4. Lee Hee-jun

    Lee Hee-jun

    Kwak Sang-cheon

  5. Kim So-jin

    Kim So-jin

    Deborah Shim

  6. Seo Hyun-woo

    Seo Hyun-woo

    Jeon Du-hyeok

  7. Kim Min-sang

    Kim Min-sang

    Jang Seung-ho

  8. Kim Hong-pa

    Kim Hong-pa

    Ambassador Yun

  9. Park Ji-il

    Park Ji-il

    Kim Gye-hoon

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