“My Name” Is A Badass Female Journey. Here Are 3 Highlights Of The Show.

“My Name” (2021) is a crime-thriller Korean series, starring Han So-hee, Park Hee-son, and Ahn Bo-hyun. It is exclusively streaming on Netflix worldwide with eight available episodes.

The story centers around a vengeful daughter who joins the police force as a mole to discover the truth and seek justice for her father’s death.

Here are three best highlights from the series:

1. Han So-hee’s badass performance.

From a vulnerable role of Yoo Nabi in “Nevertheless”, Han So-hee takes this badass fighter in “My Name” which involves intense physical stunts, boxing, bloody fight scenes with a gun and a knife.

The poster alone imparts a seemingly intense plot where it is smeared in dark colors and her bloodied character with the message, “No one can know. My enemy, my revenge.”

She leaves her name behind as Yoon Ji-woo, cut her hair short, take combat skills, rename and live her life anew as Corporal Oh Hye-jin to seek revenge for her father.

You will be surprised and impressed to see a feisty Han So-hee in this drama. It was reported that the actress trained hard for this role where she took action classes during weekdays and had much fun filming the action scenes.

2. The action-filled plot, twists, and turns.

Driven by rage and determined to search for the culprit of her father’s murder, Han So-hee’s character joins a notorious crime organization led by the actor Park Hee-son who portrays the role of a mafia boss as Choi Mu-jin.

Following the advice of the drug lord, she joins the police force as a mole where she will be partnered with the actor, Ahn Bo-hyun, who takes the role of a senior detective.

The lives of three characters entertwine during the process of investigation, revealing ulterior motives and putting more tension and suspense in the plot. Stuck amid the brawl, Han So-hee’s character navigates on her own to avenge her father.

The fighting scenes, plot twists, and turns will keep you glued to the series.

3. It talks about the power of revenge.

The drama is not only packed with action scenes, but it also conveys depth in its storyline relevant to social issues such as committing crimes being linked to revenge.

The Netflix trailer unveils a shook birthday celebrant who saw her father get murdered in front of her eyes. Indignant for the love of her father, she cries out for justice and revenge, “Who killed my dad? I’m going to kill him.”

A mafia leader directs her, “If you want to kill him, you have to be a person who can kill people.”

The power of revenge moves her into intense action, urges her to live a life of two names and identities, and takes her to a world of aggression. “I’m willing to be a monster,” she said.

Rating: 9/10

“My Name” is a jaw-dropping Korean entertainment with its action-filled plot, talented cast, and female badass role.

It is directed by Kim Jin-min who spearheaded the hit crime-thriller dramas, “Lawless Lawyer (2018) and “Extracurricular (2020).

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