Drama: The Fiery Priest (English title) / Hot Blooded Priest (literal title)
Revised romanization: Yeolhyeolsaje
Director: Lee Myung-Woo
Writer: Park Jae-Bum
Release Date: February 15 – April 20, 2019
Runtime: Friday & Saturday 22:00
Country: South Korea
The Fiery Priest : Following the mysterious death of an elderly priest, an EX NIS agent turned priest (Kim Nam-gil) attempts to bring the culprits involved before law. The hilarious journey in taking down the gangsters and corrupt officials in the city is what follows. The journey is not so smooth when the corrupt prosecutor of the city (Lee Ha-nee) refuses to cooperate.
Kim Nam-gil as Kim Hae-il / Michael Kim
Moon Woo-jin as young Hae-il
An ex-NIS agent who retired after an accident that happened during his last mission. He met Priest Lee and eventually decided to take the path as a priest and hoped for his sins to be forgiven. He was very close to Father Lee and thus was crazy to punish those who killed him. On the contrary to a priest, he is a short-tempered person who would throw a fit each minute.
Kim Sung-kyun as Goo Dae-young
A clumsy detective who was a pushover and always manipulated by his superintendent and seniors. Once a dedicated police, his life changed after the death of his former partner.
Lee Hanee as Park Kyung-sun
Go Jun as Hwang Cheol-bum
Keum Sae-rok as Seo Seung-ah