“Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938,” starring Lee Dong-wook and Kim Bum, will be streaming exclusively on Prime Video globally starting May 6. 

The fantasy series by CJ ENM’s production powerhouse Studio Dragon continues the tale of “gumiho” Lee Yeon (Lee Dong-wook) when he unexpectedly ends up in the year 1938.

Its first season, “Tale of the Nine-Tailed,” was about nine-tailed foxes – called “gumiho” in Korean legend – and other supernatural characters. “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” will bring back well-loved characters and introduce a new and exciting story. 

The Gumiho brothers are back!

Lee Dong-wook and Kim Bum will reprise their beloved roles as half brothers Lee Yeon and Lee Rang. Popular for his roles in hit series like “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God,” “Bad and Crazy,” “Touch Your Heart,” and more, Lee Dong-wook leads the new series as the prickly hero Lee Yeon. Kim Bum, who has acted in “Ghost Doctor,” “Law School,” “Boys Over Flowers,” and more, plays the charming half-gumiho Lee Rang. 

Kim So-yeon and Ryu Kyung-soo will be introduced as new characters integral to the fantasy K-drama’s plot. Kim So-yeon, 2021 Baeksang Arts Awards for Best Actress in television for her acting in “The Penthouse: War in Life,” will portray Ryu Hong-ju who has some history with Lee Yeon. Ryu Kyung-soo, known for his roles in “Itaewon Class,” “Lovestruck in the City,” and “Hellbound,” will act as Cheon Mu-yeong, a long-time friend of Lee Yeon and Ryu Hong-ju. Hwang Hee and Kim Yong-ji from the first season will also be joining the main cast. 

In “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938, “Lee Yeon unexpectedly finds himself summoned to the year 1938. He sees some familiar faces including his brother Lee Rang with whom he has a very different relationship in present day. Lee Yeon seeks a way to return to the present. However, he meets some old friends who may turn out to be foes. His efforts to go back to his loved ones in present time proves to be a challenge as he deals with forces determined to take away everyone he loves. 

‘Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938’ on Prime Video

Watching “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” will transport audiences into a fantasy world as well as the turbulent times of Korea in 1938. Intertwining stories about love and family with action and drama, “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” promises to be a fun and riveting watch. It will be available globally through Prime Video, starting May 6.

“Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” will be joining Prime Video’s Korean content collection such as “True to Love,” “Jinny’s Kitchen,” and “Island.” Prime Video subscribers  in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, and Japan can watch a new episode of “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” weekly, every Saturday and Sunday. The show will launch globally everywhere else later this summer.

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