While You Were Sleeping

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Ever since she was a child, field reporter Nam Hong Joo (Suzy) had the ability to see bad events before they occurred. However, she is often powerless to stop them from happening. Living across the street from her family’s restaurant is the prosecutor Jung Jae Chan (Lee Jong Suk) who has seemingly also acquired the ability to foresee future events as well. Jae Chan receives a premonition of Hong Joo being framed for the death of a police officer by the corrupt lawyer Lee Yoo Beom, who was once his tutor, and rushes to prevent it from happening. The police officer (Jung Hae In) survives and also gains the ability to see the future. These three individuals realize that their lives are somehow intertwined through the dreams they keep having of one another.   Together this unlikely trio work to take down Lee Yoo Beom (Lee Sang Yeob), discover the reason why they were given these abilities, and find ways to protect the ones they love most from harm.    “While You Were Sleeping” is a 2017 South Korean drama series directed by Oh Choong Hwan. It is not related to the 1995 American film by the same title starring Sandra Bullock. The script is written by Park Hye Ryun, who previously worked with Suzy on her acting debut in the television drama “Dream High” (2011) and with Lee Jong Suk in the drama “I Hear Your Voice” (2013) and “Pinocchio” (2014). The cast of While You Were Sleeping fills the Kdrama with laugh-out-loud moments, seamlessly transitioning to nail-biting sequences that are sure to get you hooked.