Kim Soo-hyun and Cha Seung-won are the lead stars of “One Ordinary Day.” (Viu)

Viu, PCCW’s  leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, announces that the highly anticipated Korean crime-thriller drama One Ordinary Day will be exclusively available on its platform. 

After announcing a series of high profile Viu Korean Original series like Lovers of The Red  Sky” and “Now We are Breaking Up,” Viu brings yet another much-awaited K-drama to its  audiences.  

Set to premiere on Viu on November 27, 2021, “One Ordinary Day” boasts some of South  Korea’s top actors, including Kim Soo-hyun, who last starred in the hit K-drama It’s Okay  to Not Be Okay,” veteran actor Cha Seung-won, and “Less Than Evil” actress Lee Seol. 

The stellar cast headlines “One Ordinary Day,” which is based on the gripping British drama  “Criminal Justice.” In the Korean remake, the story revolves around two men whose lives  change completely after a woman is found murdered. 

Kim Soo-hyun plays an ordinary  college student Kim Hyun-soo who, after one drunken night of fun, finds himself the prime  suspect in the gruesome murder of a woman he had spent the night with. With all  circumstantial evidence pointing at him and the case receiving increasing scrutiny in the  media and on social media, the prosecution is eager to declare him guilty.  

The only person who comes forward to take his case is Shin Joong-han (played by Cha Seung-won), a small-time lawyer who barely passed the bar exam. He decides to help  Hyun-soo on his intuition that he is innocent. With the odds stacked against them, the pair  must put up an intense fight to bring justice and reveal the real perpetrator in a case that  will not only change their lives, but also shake the criminal justice system of the country.  

“One Ordinary Day” is produced by Chorokbaem Media (Penthouse,” “Rookie Historian Goo  Hae Ryung”), Studio M, and Gold Medalist (“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”). Written by Kwon  Soon-gyu (“The Royal Gambler,” “Warrior Baek Dong Soo,” “Jackpot”), the drama is directed by established director, Lee Myung-woo (Backstreet Rookie,” “The Fiery Priest,” “Punch,”  “Whisper”).  

With the release of “Lovers of The Red Sky” this week on the platform, Viu has ensured that  Viu-ers have something exciting to come to every month. The fantasy romance historical  drama starring Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Yoo-jung, Gong Myung, and Kwak Si-yang is already  becoming very popular among K-drama lovers. This is the third Viu Korean Original  series after the highly successful River Where the Moon Rises” and Doom At Your Service.”  

“One Ordinary Day” will be preceded by yet another blockbuster K-drama of the year, “Now  We are Breaking Up,” starring top grade actress Song Hye-kyo, scheduled to launch on  November 12 as a Viu Original. 

In 2021, Viu has been the home to some of the most  anticipated simulcast K-dramas from Korea including “The Penthouse” series, Sell Your  Haunted House,”Taxi Driver,” and Police University.”  

Ms. Marianne Lee, Chief of Content Acquisition & Development, Viu, said, “Viu is  determined to bring the best of Asian entertainment to our viewers. From investing in  original productions to securing the exclusive rights to top Korean drama series, Viu constantly offers enthralling shows with a wide selection of Korean content on one  convenient platform for our audiences.” 

Viu-ers in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines,  Myanmar, India, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman,  Jordan, and Egypt will be able to watch “One Ordinary Day” exclusively on Viu from  November 27, 2021.

This series and other top performing titles can be watched on the Viu  app which can be downloaded for free on the App Store, Google Play, and selected smart  TVs, as well as on the web at www.viu.com.

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