MBC’s new fantasy drama “Ildangbaek Butler” (literal title)has released a new teaser that gives a look at Hyeri’s eccentric talent!
“Ildangbaek Butler” tells the story of Butler Kim, who runs errands that begin at a cost of 100 won (approximately 10 cents) per job, and funeral director Baek Dong Joo, who grants the wishes of the dead, as they operate an errand-running business called Ildangbaek (meaning one person doing the work of 100, and in this specific case, also referring to the fact that one errand costs 100 won).
Hyeri will take on the role of Baek Dong Joo, a funeral director who helps the wishes of the deceased come true. Baek Dong Joo possesses a strange ability to communicate with the deceased. Unless the deceased’s last wish is fulfilled, she has to spend the whole day with no luck.
Lee Jun Young will play Butler Kim, the only employee and ace at the daily errands service Ildangbaek. He is a person with an unexpected charm who takes things as they come but shows his inner strength at important moments. If it’s what the customer wants, Butler Kim will run to anywhere and help with anything. He gets entangled with the strange Baek Dong Joo and starts working together on a project that transcends life and death.
The newly released teaser starts with Baek Dong Joo at a job interview where she enthusiastically declares her wish to work for them until she’s old and grey. One of the interviewers warily asks, “Won’t you be scared?” Confused, Baek Dong Joo responds, “Scared of what?”
Baek Dong Joo’s energetic spirit vanishes quickly when she comes face to face with a deceased child. The caption wonders, “When I touch the deceased, they wake up…?” At first, she seems to accept her new ability as she calmly states, “My hand wakes them up. What could be more rewarding and proud than that?” However, she quickly breaks into a rant about gaining an eerie talent in her already-unlucky life. She can’t help but ask, “Why me out of all people?”
Check out the intriguing teaser below!
“Ildangbaek Butler” premieres on October 19.
While waiting, watch Hyeri in “My Roommate Is a Gumiho“: