Song of the Bandits

Upcoming South Korean Netflix TV series

Song of the Bandits
Hangul도적: 칼의 소리
LiterallyThief: Sound of the Sword
  • Historical
  • Action
Created byNetflix
Developed byStudio Dragon (production planning)[1]
Written byHan Jeong-hoon[1]
Directed byHwang Jun-hyeok[1]
  • Kim Nam-gil
  • Seohyun
  • Yoo Jae-myung
  • Lee Hyun-wook
  • Lee Ho-jung
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
Camera setupMulti camera
Production companies
  • Urban Works Media[1]
  • Baram Pictures[1]
Budget₩30 billion[2]
Original networkNetflix
Picture format4K (Ultra HD)
Audio formatDolby Digital

Song of the Bandits (Korean: 도적: 칼의 소리) is an upcoming South Korean streaming television series directed by Hwang Jun-hyeok and written by Han Jeong-hoon, starring Kim Nam-gil, Seohyun, Yoo Jae-myung, Lee Hyun-wook, and Lee Ho-jung.[1][3]


Set in 1920s, during turbulent period of Japanese occupation, the people of Joseon have been deprived of their place of living and expelled to Japan. Those who headed to Gando, a land of lawlessness with different stories, unite as one to protect the homeland of Koreans.



A former Japanese soldier who left for Gando, leaving everything behind and became a thief protecting the land and people.
The head of the railway bureau of the Japanese Government-General of Korea who has hidden her true identity.
A landowner of a Korean village located in Gando who is a independence activist.
An opportunistic Japanese military officer who gets entangled with Lee Yoon in a terrible relationship.
  • Lee Ho-jung as Eon Nyeon-i[6]
A gunman who goes to Gando after being commissioned to kill Lee Yoon.


  • Kim Seol-jin as Kimura, a member of the Magic Band.[7]


In August 2022, it was reported that the filming of the series has been suspended due to heavy rain.[8]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Park Soo-in (March 14, 2022). "김남길 서현 유재명 이현욱 이호정 '도적: 칼의 소리' 출연 확정" [Kim Nam-gil, Seo-hyeon, Yoo Jae-myung, Lee Hyun-wook, Lee Ho-jeong, confirmed to appear in ‘The Thief: The Sound of the Sword’] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved March 14, 2022 – via Naver.
  2. ^ a b Lee Seung-mi (October 27, 2021). "[단독]유재명, 300억 대작 넷플릭스 오리지널 '도적' 합류" [[Exclusive] Yoo Jae-myung joins Netflix's 30 billion won original 'The Thief'] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved March 13, 2022 – via Naver.
  3. ^ Kwak Yeon-soo (March 14, 2022). "Kim Nam-gil, Seohyun to star in period action series 'Song of the Bandits'". Korea Times. Retrieved August 9, 2022.
  4. ^ Kim Jin-seok (October 14, 2021). "[단독]김남길, 300억원 넷플릭스 '도적' 주인공" [[Exclusive] Kim Nam-gil, 30 billion won Netflix 'Rogue' protagonist] (in Korean). JTBC News. Retrieved March 14, 2022.
  5. ^ Lee Seung-mi (October 22, 2021). "[단독]이현욱, 넷플릭스 오리지널 '도적: 칼의 소리' 합류…김남길과 호흡" [[Exclusive] Hyun-wook Lee joins Netflix's original 'Rogue: The Sound of the Sword'... Breathing with Kim Nam-gil] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved March 14, 2022 – via Naver.
  6. ^ Hong Se-young (December 7, 2021). "[단독] 이호정, 넷플릭스 '도적: 칼의 소리' 여주…김남길과 호흡" [[Exclusive] Ho-jeong Lee, the female lead in Netflix's 'Rogue: The Sound of the Sword'... Breathing with Kim Nam-gil] (in Korean). Sports Donga. Retrieved March 14, 2022 – via Naver.
  7. ^ Kang Hyo-jin (March 23, 2022). "[단독]김설진, 넷플릭스 기대작 '도적: 칼의 소리' 합류" [[Exclusive] Kim Seol-jin joins Netflix's anticipated 'Rogue: The Sound of the Sword'] (in Korean). SpoTV News. Retrieved March 23, 2022 – via Naver.
  8. ^ Jo Yeon-kyung (August 9, 2022). "서현, 코로나19 확진…소녀시대 음방 취소·'도적' 영향無(종합)" [Seohyun, Corona 19 confirmed... Girls' Generation's music show canceled, no influence on 'thieves' (comprehensive)] (in Korean). JTBC. Retrieved August 9, 2022 – via Naver.

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