Vincenzo (2021)

Don’t let their social status intimidate you. Be strong and act like you’re their equal. – Vincenzo


Vincenzo Synopsis: At the age of eight, Park Joo Hyeong went to Italy after being adopted. Now an adult, he is known as Vincenzo Cassano to the Mafia, who employ him as a consigliere. Because mafia factions are at war with each other, he flees to South Korea, where he gets involved with Lawyer Hong Cha Young. She is the type of attorney who will do anything to win a case. Now back at his motherland, he gives an unrivaled conglomerate a taste of its own medicine with a side of justice. (Source: MyDramaList)

  • Song Joong-ki as Vincenzo Cassano / Park Joo-hyung
    An Italian lawyer and Mafia consigliere of Korean descent.
  • Jeon Yeo-been as Hong Cha-Young
    A lawyer who is an associate for the Wusang Law Firm and the daughter of Hong Yoo-chan.
  • Ok Taec-yeon as Jang Jun-woo / Jang Han-seok
    An intern in Wusang Law Firm working under lawyer Hong Cha-Young as her personal paralegal/assistant, and the true CEO of Babel Group.
  • Kim Yeo-jin as Choi Myung-hee
    A former prosecutor who quits the prosecutor’s office to join Wusang Law Firm as its new Senior Partner, and in the process becomes the corporate fixer and attorney to the Babel Group.
  • Kwak Dong-yeon as Jang Han-seo
    The half-brother of Jang Jun-woo and the previous Chairman’s illegitimate son who publicly acts as Chairman of Babel Group in his brother’s place.
  • Genre: Crime-drama / Dark comedy
  • It aired on tvN from February 20, 2021, to May 2, 2021 for 20 episodes.
  • The series premiere reached a 7.7% rating (AGB nationwide), making it the fourth highest-rated tvN drama premiere.
  • The series finale received 14.6% rating, making it the tenth highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history.
  • It also made the series the sixth highest-rated drama in tvN history.

If you are looking for a comedic, thrilling, creative, and oddly-satisfying drama to brighten your watching hours, then Vincenzo is it! It was an addictive series.

There is a good-mix of lovable characters and crazy evil villains. All the actors and actresses are perfect in their respective roles and bring the characters to life.

Squad goals: The Cassano Geumga Family

Ok Taec Yeon is amazing in his dual portrayal of the foolish apprentice and the evil CEO. His display of both personalities is amazing.

Kwak Dong Yeon is superb in his portrayal of the character of Jang Han Seo.

The main leads partnership is just everything, they’ll definitely become an iconic duo in the k-drama world.

Song Joong Ki as Vincenzo was just phenomenal here. He literally slayed the role and was really cool in all his fighting scenes! He is the perfect blend of raw toughness and a kind heart.

I actually liked the ending. Satisfying ending.

My Overall Rating – 8.5/10 (The show was not perfect but I was perfectly entertained.)

  • Smart people may rule the world, but reckless and stubborn people like me protect it. – Hong Yoo Chan
  • The only way to get rid of your anger is by fighting it. Stand your ground and fight back. Enlightenment is what you get when you win that battle. – Monk Jeokha
  • All this time we thought we were weak. But we weren’t weak. We just didn’t try to be strong. – Vincenzo
  • Regret is the most painful thing in life. – Vincenzo
  • Friends are like two souls in one body. Don’t get hurt since it will hurt me, too. – Hong Cha Young

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