Chicken Nugget (TV series)

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Chicken Nugget
Promotional poster
Hangul
닭강정
Revised RomanizationDakgangjeong
McCune–ReischauerTakkangjŏng
Genre
Based onChicken Nugget
by Park Ji-dok
Developed byKwon Mi-kyung[1]
Written byLee Byeong-heon
Directed byLee Byeong-heon
Starring
Music byKim Tae-seong[1]
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes10
Production
Producers
  • Kang Mi-kyung[1]
  • Jang Jae-ho[1]
  • Lee Jong-seok[1]
CinematographyNoh Seung-bo[1]
EditorNam Na-young[1]
Running time28–37 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkNetflix
ReleaseMarch 15, 2024 (2024-03-15)

Chicken Nugget (Korean닭강정) is a 2024 South Korean comedy mystery television series directed by Lee Byeong-heon, and starring Ryu Seung-ryong, Ahn Jae-hong, and Kim Yoo-jung. Based on the Naver webtoon of the same name, it is a comic mystery chase drama about the struggles of a father to recover his daughter who entered a mysterious machine and turned into a chicken nugget, assisted by a man who has a crush on her.[3][4] It was released on Netflix in selected regions on March 15, 2024.[5][6]

Synopsis[edit]

Choi Min-ah, the daughter of a company president, mistakes a new machine as a device which helps her with her fatigue, and she is accidentally turned into a chicken nugget. As her father, Choi Seon-man and intern Go Baek-joong who has a crush on her, try to turn her back into a human, they discover unexpected secrets.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

The president of More Than Machines, who tries to turn his daughter back into a human.
An intern who has a crush on his boss's daughter, Min-ah.
Choi Seon-man's daughter who enters a mysterious machine thinking it is a fatigue recovery machine and turns into a chicken nugget.

Special appearances[edit]

Korea's best taste columnist.
Yoo Tae-man's handsome older brother.
A man who is entangled with a mysterious machine and appears at the right time.
  • Yoo Seung-mok as Yoo In-won[12]
A doctor crazy about mechanical research.
  • Jeong Seung-gil as Yoo Tae-man[12]
A man who has the strongest presbyopia complex.

Production[edit]

In November 2022, it was reported that filming is currently in progress.[13]

In an interview, director Lee Byeong-heon said, "We recently finished filming and will be released on Netflix at the earliest at the end of 2023, or early next year at the latest".[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Chicken Nugget. Episode 1. March 15, 2024. Netflix.
  2. ^ a b Kim, Chae-yeon (February 6, 2024). 류승룡x안재홍 ‘닭강정’ 첫 스틸 공개..이 중에 김유정이 있다 [Ryu Seung-ryong and Ahn Jae-hong's first still from 'Dakgangjeong' released... Among them is Kim Yoo-jung]. Osen. Archived from the original on March 14, 2024. Retrieved March 14, 2024 – via Naver.
  3. ^ Lim, Jeong-won (September 30, 2022). "Actor Ahn Jae-hong, director Lee Byeong-heon to work together on 'Chicken Nugget' Netflix series". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on October 4, 2022. Retrieved October 1, 2022 – via Naver.
  4. ^ Suacillo, Angela Patricia (September 30, 2022). "Kim Yoo-jung, Ahn Jae-hong and Ryu Seung-ryong to star in upcoming Netflix K-drama". NME. Archived from the original on October 7, 2022. Retrieved October 1, 2022.
  5. ^ Nam, Ji-eun (October 26, 2023). '극한직업' '무빙' 이번엔 '닭강정'이다…류승룡 치킨 유니버스. The Hankyoreh (in Korean). Archived from the original on November 5, 2023. Retrieved November 5, 2023 – via Naver.
  6. ^ Kang, Hyo-jin (February 15, 2024). 김유정, 닭강정 됐다…넷플릭스 '닭강정' 3월 15일 공개[공식] [Kim Yoo-jung, chicken gangjeong is done... Netflix's 'Dakgangjeong' to be released on March 15 [Official]] (in Korean). SPOTV News. Archived from the original on February 15, 2024. Retrieved February 15, 2024 – via Naver.
  7. ^ Kim Nara (September 30, 2022). "'닭강정'으로 변한 '국민 여동생' 김유정...류승룡X안재홍까지, 이병헌 감독 신작 출연 [공식]" [Nation's younger sister' Kim Yoo-jung, who has turned into 'Chicken Gangjeong'... Ryoo Seung-ryong X Ahn Jae-hong to appear in director Lee Byung-hun's new film [Official]] (in Korean). My Daily. Archived from the original on September 30, 2022. Retrieved October 1, 2022 – via Naver.
  8. ^ Kim Na-Yul (September 30, 2022). "'닭강정' 안재홍, 엉뚱한 인턴사원 役..'멜로가 체질' 감독과 재회[공식]" ['Chicken Gangjeong' Ahn Jae-hong, the wrong intern role ... Reunited with the director of 'Melodrama' [Official]] (in Korean). Herald Pop. Archived from the original on October 2, 2022. Retrieved October 1, 2022 – via Naver.
  9. ^ Kim Soo-young (September 26, 2022). "[단독] 김유정, 이병헌 감독 만난다...'닭강정' 출연 최종 조율" [[Exclusive] Kim Yoo-jung meets director Lee Byung-hun... Final coordination for 'Chicken Gangjeong' appearance] (in Korean). The Korea Economic Daily. Archived from the original on September 30, 2022. Retrieved October 1, 2022 – via Naver.
  10. ^ Jo Yeon-kyung (November 8, 2022). "[단독] 월드스타 정호연 '닭강정' 특별출연...'오겜' 이후 첫 韓작품" [[Exclusive] World star Jung Ho-yeon makes a special appearance in 'Chicken Gangjeong'... First Korean work since 'Squid Game'] (in Korean). JTBC. Archived from the original on November 8, 2022. Retrieved November 8, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ "'닭강정' 된 김유정, 울부짖는 류승룡X안재홍…3월 15일 공개". entertain.naver.com (in Korean). Archived from the original on February 15, 2024. Retrieved February 15, 2024.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n 뉴스, JTBC (March 14, 2024). "공개 앞둔 '닭강정', 정호연·이하늬·이주빈 등 신스틸러 출동". news.jtbc.co.kr (in Korean). Archived from the original on March 15, 2024. Retrieved March 15, 2024.
  13. ^ Kim Young-jae (November 25, 2022). "류승룡이 떡 먹고 웃음 터뜨린 사연 [리포트:컷]" [The story of Ryu Seung-ryong bursting into laughter after eating rice cake [Report: cut]] (in Korean). TV Report. Archived from the original on November 26, 2022. Retrieved November 26, 2022 – via Naver.
  14. ^ Kwak Myung-dong (May 4, 2023). "이병헌 감독 "'닭강정' 연말 넷플릭스 공개, 미친 듯이 웃긴다" 기대감↑" [Director Lee Byung-hun "'Dak Gangjeong' released on Netflix at the end of the year, it's insanely funny" anticipation↑] (in Korean). My Daily. Archived from the original on May 4, 2023. Retrieved May 4, 2023.

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