Netflix continues to produce great South Korean content. But the new Original Drama, D.P. This might be the best-selling South Korean drama since Love Alarm or Kingdom. D.P. is now available for k-drama fans. Netflix has renewed D.P. for another season. Below we’ll be keeping track of everything you need to know about D.P. Season 2.
D.P. is a South Korean Netflix Original crime-drama series directed by Han Jun Hee and based on the webtoon D.P Dog Day by Kim Bo Tong. A contributing factor to why the series is being so well received is Kim Bo Tong’s involvement in the series as a co-writer of the screenplay.
Netflix Official Renewal Status: Renew (Last Updated on 14/12/2021).
Netflix Korea announced on Twitter, after waiting for several months that D.P. Netflix will bring back D.P.
D.P did exceptionally well on Netflix, outside of North America and Europe. He spent several weeks among the top tens in many Asian countries. The series spent a remarkable 8 weeks among the top tens in South Korea for 52 days.
It has received a respectable rating of 8.8 from IMDb and 8.8 by MyDramaList.
Despite the series struggling to make an impact outside of Asia, it’s fantastic to see Netflix make a commitment to South Korean content.
The second season of D.P. The second season of D.P. will focus on the aftermath of the devastating consequences that occurred at the conclusion of season 1.
Suk Bong, after being bullied relentlessly, snapped and held Hwang Jang Soo hostage in the intent of murdering him. It’s thanks to the actions of Detective Na that stops Suk Bong from killing Hwang, but Jun-Ho had to stop him from beating the deserter too much.
In a swift turn of events, Suk Bong was able to get a hold of Detective Han’s gun and chased after Hwang to finish what he started. Han offered to conduct a thorough investigation of the allegations against Hwang's unit and pleaded for Suk Bong not to resist.
Suk-Bong is surrounded by military police armed guards despite Han's and Jun-Ho's intervention. Suk Bong is left with no other choice but to shoot himself in the head. However, he fires at his neck instead of his head and he bleeds out, calling for his mother helplessly.
Jun-Oh walks out of his unit and commanding officer following the Suk Bong incident. Despite the 500+ days of military service left, Jun-Oh decides to run away.
Despite being estranged from his mother the natural place for Jun-Oh to run off to is his mother’s. But given how the military police know the address of his mother, it wouldn’t take long before they would find Jun-Oh.
Jun-Oh's brief time as a DP soldier means that he will have to draw on his experience and those of deserters to help him escape capture.
Suk Bong and other military personnel were ultimately killed by bullying and harassment in the South Korean military.
Detective Han promised to conduct an investigation into Suk Bong's military police unit. Han is expected to keep his word and the investigation will uncover a history of bullying.
An investigation must be done regardless. A bullied soldier snapped, and used his machine gun in his bedroom to murder all the men. Another victim of this bullying culture.
The following cast members can be expected to return for the second season.
|Private – Ahn Joon Ho||Jung Hae In|
|Corporal – Han Ho Yul||Koo Kyo Hwan|
|Sergeant First Class – Park Bum Goo||Kim Sung Kyun|
|Captain- Im Ji Sup||Son Seok Koo|
|Hwang Jang Soo||Shin Seung Ho|
|Ryu Yi Kang||Hong Kyung|
|Jung Hyun Min||Lee Jun Young|
We are eagerly awaiting news about the start of production for season 2, now that the series has been renewed.
Given at the time of the update we’re now at the end of 2021, production will likely begin in 2022 which means we’ll be lucky to see the series on Netflix before the end of 2022.
Early 2023 would make it a realistic release date.
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