The quirky and humorous K-drama “Chicken Nugget” is now streaming on Netflix.

The bizarre comic-mystery drama series takes the viewers on a rollercoaster ride with Sun-man (Ryu Seung-ryong) as he navigates an absurd mission: to rescue his daughter, Min-ah (Kim Yoo-jung). She has turned into a chicken nugget after a mishap with a strange machine. Along for the wild ride is Baek-joong (Ahn Jae-hong), who has a secret crush on Min-ah.

With the show’s unique premise is the creative genius behind it. Known for his blockbuster “Extreme Job” — the second highest-grossing film in Korea — and the TV series “Be Melodramatic,” director Lee Byeong-heon’s knack for snappy dialogues, rhythmic storytelling, and well-timed humor promises to make “Chicken Nugget” a memorable watch. The Ryu Seung-ryong and Ahn Jae-hong pairing is another highlight to look forward to.

“Chicken Nugget” teaser poster
The teaser poster of “Chicken Nugget” shows a surreal scene following Min-ah’s transformation, leaving viewers eager to witness the hilarious investigation that awaits the protagonists. Netflix

Netflix series turns daughter turns into a chicken nugget

Ryu Seung-ryong (“Moving,” “Extreme Job”) steps into the shoes of Choi Sun-man, a desperate father and the owner of “More Than Machine.” He will stop at nothing to bring his daughter back to her human form. For his part, Ahn Jae-hong (“Fight for My Way,” “Reply 1988”) charms audiences as Ko Baek-joong, an intern at Sun-man’s company, secretly smitten by Min-ah.

Kim You-jung (“My Demon,” “Love in the Moonlight”) makes a special appearance as Choi Min-ah, who turns into a chicken nugget. Meanwhile, Jung Ho-yeon (“Squid Game”) also does a cameo as the top Korean culinary columnist, Hongcha.

The trailer of “Chicken Nugget,” shows the shock, panic, and comedic desperation of Sun-man and Baek-joong. They try to comprehend the situation and figure out how to restore Min-ah to her human form . Watch it here:

Will this clumsy duo untangle themselves from their predicament? A different kind of K-drama, “Chicken Nugget” on Netflix promises to serve up a hearty helping of laughter.

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