Aspiring boxer Kim Gun-woo (Woo Do-hwan) befriends fellow rookie Hong Woo-jin (Lee Sang-yi) during the heights of Covid-19. After a ruthless loan shark, Kim Myung-gil (Park Sung-woong) cons Gun-woo's mother into taking a predatory loan, they team up with a moneylender (motivated by his own painful history with Myung-gil) to shut down his schemes for good.
As with many South Korean revenge action thrillers, Bloodhounds sheds light on the economic exploitation of the working class. Standard, to the point of being predictable, the fight for justice feels formulaic and quickly paced due to its oversimplified and convenient plot. With an abundance of zestful action scenes and empathic beats, the series delivers enough on its promised premise.
Genre: Action & Adventure, Crime, Drama
Actor: Choi Si-won, Choi Young-jun, Heo Joon-ho, Jeong Da-eun, Kim Sae-ron, Lee Hae-yeong, Lee Sang-yi, Min Kyung-jin, Park Hoon, Park Min-jung, Park Sung-woong, Ryu Soo-young, Tae Won-seok, Woo Do-hwan, Yoon Yoo-sun
Director: Kim Joo-hwan