Mouse: The Predator: The hit drama ‘Mouse’ has not even finished airing and yet it has already made its mark on the audience. A thriller to the core, it explores intense elements of crime and mental health. The way a certain personality can completely derail the lives surrounding it is explored. It has also been climbing high in the ratings charts for a while. Now the much popular kdrama will have a spin-off called “Mouse: The Predator” and fans are in a frenzy because of this exciting news. Here’s all you need to know about “Mouse” and its upcoming spin-off.
Mouse: The Predator
On April 23, Mouse’s popularity reached a new high, with the distributor tvN announcing a spin-off titled ‘Mouse: The Predator’. tvN took to its Instagram to announce this news with a new quite exciting looking poster. The story will follow the protagonist Jeong Ba Reum’s (Lee Seung Ki) story in the search of a psychopath murdered facing new sets of challenges. The spin-off is expected to go into more details about officer Ba Reum. The drama Mouse is currently ongoing with its last episode scheduled to air on May 21. Check out the poster below.
The suspense crime thriller drama is all over the web with its amazing and captivating performance. Much recently, the drama also received the highest viewership rating in all tvN Wednesday and Thursday dramas during the last two years. The drama is going well until now and is slowly nearing its end. With the airing of the 16th episode, the 15th episode was also released recently, and we will be left off with just 4 more episodes to go. The crime thriller suspense drama is opening new suspense stories with each passing episode. The drama is going too well in terms of both performance and ratings.
The drama premiered on March 3 and up till now, it has claimed high viewerships among the other shows. A special episode ‘Mouse: Restart’ aired on April 7, and offered a recap of the show until then, along with interviews of the cast. The show explores the life of cop Jeong Ba Reum and how sharply it changes after his encounter with a psychopathic killer. That unusual meeting propels him and his partner Go Moo Chi (Lee Hee Joon) to explore what exactly is present in the minds of psychopaths. The show ventures further to distinguish what makes a person a psychopath, and if it can be recognized in foetuses.
It is said that the drama was inspired by a real murder case in the country back in 2017. What causes a psychopath to think and behave like that, what changes a person, and does that happen over time or since birth.
The Cast of Mouse
The direction of the drama has been done under Choi Joon Bae and Kang Cheol Woo. The screenwriting of the drama has been done under Choi Ran. In the main lead roles, we have Lee Seung Gi as Jung Ba Reum. Lee Hee Joon as Ko Moo Chi. Park Joo Hyun as Oh Bong Yi and Kyung Soo Jin as Choi Hong Joo. Many other actors and actresses have also been cast in support roles and guest roles.