A year after the blockbuster spy thriller IRIS
comes the spin-off series ATHENA
. This drama marks the return to the small screen for Jung Woo Sung, a film actor whose last drama was in 1.5
back in 1995. Cha Seung Won (City Hall
) joins the cast as the cold leader of ruthless organization ATHENA, and Su Ae (9 End 2 Outs
) as the double agent caught between two men. This drama premiered with strong ratings over 20%, and its unique cast sets this drama apart from its predecessor. It also stars Lee Ji Ah (Beethoven Virus
), Choi Si Won (Oh My Lady
), and Kim Min Jong (A Man Called God
Lee Jung Woo (played by Jung Woo Sung) is a special agent at the National Anti-Terror Service (NTS), but is put on babysitting duty when his assignment is to watch over a former North Korean intelligence agent, Kim Ki Soo (Kim Min Jong). He finds himself drawn to fellow agent Yoon Hye In (Su Ae), but she remains cool and distant from him. Little does he know, she is also a double agent for NTS and is placed within ATHENA, a terrorist organization set on attaining the latest nuclear power technology and headed by Son Hyuk (Cha Seung Won).
When the daughter of the South Korean president is kidnapped during her studies in Italy, Jung Woo is tasked to bringing her back safe and sound, pitting him against the ruthless Son Hyuk and ATHENA. Click to watch ATHENA online at DramaFever.