Things turn violent in new ‘Snowdrop’ teaser, starring BLACKPINK’s Jisoo

The highly anticipated series premieres in less than two weeks

South Korean television network JTBC has unveiled a new teaser for its upcoming K-drama series Snowdrop.

The new clip opens with a narration from star-crossed lovers Su-ho (Jung Hae-in) and Young-ro (BLACKPINK’s Jisoo), the pair ponder what could have been if they had met at a different time.

“If I hadn’t met you..,” says Su-ho, as translated by Soompi. “If we were just ordinary people,” Young-ro trails off. Things take a dark turn as the clip abruptly cuts to scenes of shattering glass and guns being loaded.

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“The National Security Planning Agency could kill all of us to win the election,” says Pi Seung-hee (Yoon Se-ah), the superintendent at the women’s dormitory where Young-ro resides, in another scene. “No, they could even turn this dormitory into their den.”

Later, surgeon Kang Chung-ya, played by Yoo In-na (Touch Your Heart), is seen covered in blood with a gun aimed on her as she screams in fear. 

“It’s too dangerous to come with me until the end,” Su-ho tells Young-ro in a voiceover as he helps her put on a necklace in the final scene of the teaser.

Snowdrop is set in 1987, a pivotal year in the South Korea’s history that saw a nationwide mass movement that forced the ruling government to hold elections. Su-ho is a graduate student with a secret past, while Young-ro is a university student who lives in an all-female dormitory.

The two cross paths when the former seeks refuge in a female dormitory after a protest at the Hosoo Women’s University, eventually getting caught up in a whirlwind romance as political tensions rise in the nation.

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Watch the previous teasers for Snowdrop here and here.

Snowdrop is slated to premiere on December 18 at 10:30pm KST on JTBC. The series will also be available to stream exclusively on Disney+ as part of the platform’s forthcoming expansion into Asia-Pacific content.

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