SBS’s upcoming drama “Connection” has released new stills!

“Connection” is a crime thriller starring Ji Sung as Jang Jae Kyung, a well-respected detective who is the ace of the narcotics unit. Although Jang Jae Kyung is a trusted detective who cares deeply about his principles, his world is turned upside down when he is kidnapped and forcibly addicted to a mysterious new drug against his will.

The production team of “Connection” revealed that Ji Sung will kick off the first episode with a high-adrenaline scene featuring an intense standoff with a suspect in the middle of the night. In the scene, Jang Jae Kyung engages in a vicious battle with a suspect in a drug-related crime.

Jang Jae Kyung’s anger intensifies as he stares relentlessly at the suspect while grabbing him by the neck. Yet, despite Jang Jae Kyung’s fierce determination as he gets back up after being pushed to the ground, a fleeting glimpse of vulnerability later flickers in his eyes. This sudden shift in Jang Jae Kyung’s emotions prompts questions about what might have caused his momentary hesitation during this intense arrest operation.

According to the production team, Ji Sung brought Jang Jae Kyung’s determined actions to life with intense emotion in the scene, making a lasting impression. Ji Sung arrived on set with a bright smile and worked closely with the other actors to fine-tune each movement. He diligently prepared for the scene, analyzing different camera angles, and once filming commenced, he flawlessly portrayed the charismatic Jang Jae Kyung.

The production team remarked, “Ji Sung’s powerful performance had the entire staff captivated and holding their breath in concentration.” They added, “‘Connection’ has all the key elements of a compelling drama that reveals and explains its characters through incidents. Once you start watching it, you’ll be drawn in by its irresistible charm.”

“Connection” premieres on May 24 at 10 p.m. KST and will be available on Viki.

In the meantime, you can check out teasers for the drama with English subtitles below:

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