What Park Yoon-jo lacks in qualifications and experience she more than makes up for in tenacity and drive, but when everyone in the company discovers that several recent hires were made as part of a newly created diversity program, Yoon-jo will have to overcome the insurmountable to win their approval in “Race,” a new Korean workplace dramedy coming May 10 exclusively to Disney+.

Park Yoon-jo has spent her entire career trying to prove that she belongs. Born into a family without means, she was unable to secure a university degree or lean upon her family connections to get ahead, but what Yoon-jo lacks in formal education she more than makes up for in work ethic. In “Race,” viewers follow along as Yoon-jo battles against a stacked deck to secure her dream job at Seyong, a huge Korean conglomerate. Although it appears Yoon-jo’s luck has finally taken a turn for the better, reality quickly steps in to prove her wrong, forcing Yoon-jo to work harder than ever to overcome the seemingly insurmountable and prove to everyone that she belongs where she is. Set in modern-day Seoul, “Race” perfectly captures the nuanced dramas of the modern-day workplace in a fun and entertaining way.

Starring Lee Yeon-hee (“New Year Blues,” “Welcome to Wedding Hell”) as “diversity hire” Park Yoon-jo, Moon So-ri (“The Handmaiden,” “Seoul Vibe”) as Goo Yi-jung, the leading voice in the PR industry, Hong Jong-hyun (“Moon Lovers”) as Yoon-jo’s friend Ryu Jae-min, and Jung Yun-ho (“Dating on Earth”) as CEO of Earth Communication Seo Dong-hoon, “Race” is written by acclaimed screenwriter Kim Roo-ri (“Hyena,” “The Ace”) and directed by Lee Dong-yoon (“She Would Never Know,” “20th Century Boy and Girl”).

First announced as part of an expanded slate of local APAC content at the 2022 Disney Content Showcase, “Race” joins a whole host of incredible Korean titles now available on Disney+, including: “Call It Love,” about a girl driven to revenge but who falls in love with her potential victim; “Soundtrack #1,” about two friends who are secretly in love with each other; and “Big Bet,” about a serial entrepreneur whose life is turned on its head when he is arrested for murder.

Enjoy “Race” from May 10, only on Disney+ .

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