South Korean film “Extreme Job” is a crime action comedy that has hit a milestone of 4.5 million tickets sold in just a week. Just in time for the Lunar New Year extended holidays, the movie is expected to continue its success. It is directed by Lee Byoung-heon and stars Ryu Seung-ryong and Lee Honey. The film is about a team of narcotics detectives wanting to arrest an organized-crime ring. The film has not been scheduled for release in the U.S. as of yet.
Episodes 29 and 30; 31 and 32 (Sun.)
Today, 6:45 p.m.: Sun Young finds a piece of key evidence that links Jung Ho to Hyun Joo. Sun Young falls victim to a tragic accident. In Joon is on the verge of losing everything because of his love for He Ra. Manipulated by Sung Sook, He Ra falls into Sung Sook’s evil schemes.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: In Joon’s involvement in Hyun Joo’s demise is revealed. Jung Ho and Sung Sook try to obtain all of the power In Joon has left. He Ra’s shocking discovery of the truth behind her sister’s demise throws He Ra into a whirlwind of guilt. Another battle begins for He Ra. In Joon is tried for a crime.
‘My Strange Hero’
Episodes 21 and 22 (Mon.); 23 and 24 (Tues.)
Monday 7:45 p.m.: Bok Su confronts Se Ho, asking him what his intentions are with firing Mr. Park and transferring the students of the Wildflower Class. Mr. Park receives a list of complaints from parents, questioning his teaching methods. Bok Su and Soo Jeong get the Wildflower Class motivated to study.
Tuesday 7:45 p.m.: Bok Su and Soo Jeong put extra effort into making sure Mr. Park’s sacrifice doesn’t go wasted. Soo Jeong makes a difficult decision when Bok Su is put in danger because of her again.
‘The Last Empress’
Episodes 37 and 38 (Wed.); 39 and 40 (Thur.)
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Sunny confronts Kang Hee about photos belonging to her, but Kang Hee puts the blame onto Yu Ra. Sunny sets a trap to find the spy working for the Queen Dowager. Wang Shik receives some devastating news about his health from his doctor.
Thursday 7:45 p.m: Threatened to have a distasteful voice recording exposed to the public, the Queen Dowager agrees to give everything Grandmother gave to Sunny. Wang Shik ends his relationship with Princess So Jin.
Episodes 17 and 18 (Fri.); Episodes 19 and 20 (Sat.)
Friday, 7:45 p.m: Jin Yoo has his hands full with his ex-wife’s unpredictable ways. Jun Seung’s dad and Jae Hak reminisce about the olden days. Chi Woo’s father-in-law brings Chi Woo’s missing person’s registration form.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Chi Woo files the missing person’s report. The Chois find out that there was never a registration form filed for Jae Hak’s daughter. Jin Yoo and his mom run into Chi Woo at the police station. Jun Seung’s mom gets attached to the baby. Song Joo ponders the reason Chi Woo’s visit to the police station.
Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout Hawaii. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.