8. Although I can almost hear TOP's fangirls going "It's something". She promises him a large sum of money after the mission, but he rejects her. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I'm glad that Doojoon had a lot of screentime. Joong-won thinks this is a joke. It infuriates Yoo-gun that he’s not answering the most basic questions, and Hyun-woo can tell that Soo-yeon’s injury is affecting his ability to interrogate. IRIS: Episode 2 by javabeans. Yoon Shi-hyuk (Lee Joon) replies: “You weren’t even dead that long! I at least made it through the entire first episode, unlike the first IRIS. Perfect escape plan. Yoo-gun requests access to Baek San’s file, but of course he’s not getting any. The plot revolves around two best friends from the 707th Special Mission Battalion recruited into a secret South Korean black ops agency known as the National Security Service. So, I got confused an had a hard time following along in this first episode. After some research, she heads over to the Blue House to meet with President Ha Seung-jin (Jo Sung-ha) over her findings on NSS and what its mission was (primarily to manage the nuclear development program). Interest. (function(d, s, id) { City Hunter. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. And perhaps the story line is so over-exaggerated from already way-overlooked and unrealistic plots, or simply Koreawood isn't quite ready to mature and fine tune the story lines to show the sophistication of grandeur action drama; i mean long trailer. After the raid was done, she went back to Cambodia to take another whack at him before going back to HQ to get ready for Budapest. The man who raised him, whom I’ll call Ahjussi for now, (Joo Jin-mo) comes to pick him up. CHUNO casts team-up again !. See more of IRIS 2 on Facebook. Rei steps out of the helicopter and is greeted by the guards, who weren’t expecting him to arrive so soon. And then next thing you know, she’s drunk over a lot of wine. It was quite entertaining. But all the Koreans in this movie look the same. She rock me. or. This time, Hyun-woo shows her no mercy, and successfully makes her tap out several times. Chief Park celebrates the completion of their training with some beer over a campfire. When operation X begins, he's the guy who says "Get ready". Every veteran cast member is a familiar face.) Chief Park doesn’t want to give it to him, but Baek San hints that relenting to his request will be the way to find out why he surrendered. Ships from and sold by MegaMovieBazar. On one page, he writes: “Jung Yoo-gun scouted by NSS. :). Loved Chuno. Her father is concerned that she’ll get hurt, being a secret agent, but Yoo-gun promises to watch over her. A flashback reveals that President Jo knew that the nuclear development was near completion, but Baek San never gave confirmation. IRIS 아이리스 - Korean Drama. He receives a call from Mr. Ji and updates the father on her condition. They tease each other over their failures, laughing jovially, but Yoo-gun satisfies himself by watching from afar. Cameras are on, but they don’t notice the two SUV’s of IRIS agents rolling up. Akan juga menguraikan kisah Mister Hitam, yang menguasai segala sesuatu melalui Baek San. He pulls open the door and freaking jumps out without a parachute into the cold sea below. 4. Maybe Iris 1 so you know what happened and what they are trying to uncover. And as always, awesome recap! Korean Drama sequel IRIS 2 to follow Athena in 2011. Her belief is that Baek San holds all the secrets to NSS. The complete guide by MSN. More publicity. They should take a black man for a change. Yoo-gun accepts entrance into NSS, and then we suddenly skip to the snowy mountains, where several agents have been shot dead. Unfortunately, the editing is quite awkward. it didnt fall.. no scorch marks or remnants... no damage to the door frame.. the whole resort training... i mean i dont remember the original iris so well, but everything just seems off. The thing here is, it's one thing to have glaringly obvious toy guns anyone can tell at any time are fake and a whole other thing for a gun expert to notice them after manically pausing every little scene. No, he's not redeemed, but I'm not sure that he needs to be in the very gray, shadow world they all live in. Suddenly, a huge dump truck slams into the brick wall, interrupting the deal. I like this older side of him though. :'(. Because he’s already a leader in NSS, it’s more believable when he breaks the rules, rather than if he were a low-ranking agent. Instead, I will use the formula I did for the Midpoint Review and explain what changed and how I feel about it. version : 'v2.2' // use version 2.2 Baek San is simply waiting to be escorted out. She needs his help, and wants him to go with her to Budapest. Click here and start watching the full episode in seconds. Ah I forgot about that storyline lol. I'm going to keep my eyes on this one mainly because I need a break from Melo and RomComs and am just aching for a good action/thriller (The Virus anyone?). I’m missing her too much right now from Iris 1, it’s killing me. Most of the action in this episode was terrible. If all outside routes have been taken care of, it's brilliant. I think the movie was a completely different story from the kdrama because they obviously had to edit out a lot of material. Buyer makes a run for it, grabbing his money, so Yoo-gun makes chase. Chief Park shouts into his walkie-talkie “What the hell are you guys doing! :P. So I never finished IRIS but I'm giving IRIS 2 a go and see how it'll go... First thing, so the time skip and stuff in the beginning was confusing... so was Yoo-gun part of NSS in the beginning with the car chase or was that after? or Several years later, older Yoo-gun visits Ahjussi at his cabin in the woods to catch up, and informs him that NSS is recruiting him. Yoo-gun: “Oh really? He quickly sets up his sniper gun. Although Athena: Goddess of War has been called IRIS 2, producers have specified that Athena is merely an IRIS spinoff, not a sequel. TV Show. HAR HAR – since when were agents so careless?! They quickly and effectively eliminate every single one of the guards with their machine guns, setting off bombs in their offices. i agree i mean i actually had a lot of issues with it... amongst which the c4 on the door, relatively minor but the door is just gone? I finally watched ep. Soo-yeon pretends to be “cool” about this; fine – if he’s going to fail her because of her judo test score, she’ll just try again the following year. Instead, he had all the nuclear scientists involved killed, and thus is the only one with the key to the truth. or Icelandic or something? so CHOPPY. She has respect on her job. She can't teleport. Yes, if you act like a Korean obsessed netizen and pause ever 2 frames, you're bound to find a looooooot of mistakes. Yoo-gun and Hyun-woo visit Soo-yeon in the hospital, where she’s still unconscious. For the purposes of the kdrama continuity in Iris and Athena, I think we're supposed to assume that Kim Hyun Joon was killed by Iris agents Rei and Yunhwa. Watch IRIS 2 Online: Watch full length episodes, video clips, highlights and more. She clearly reached those countries somehow (hopefully not by swimming) so what is confusing? I started with IRIS over three years ago, moved on to Athena, and now here is IRIS 2. *sigh* why is it that it's hard for me recognized LDH? Another prof of his majestic talent. At an IRIS hideout, Yun-hwa hands Rei a phone. At first, I thought why did they offer the leading lady to LDH? I have high hopes for this show! So they want to see real guns with the big budget ?. Kim Tae Hoon who also directed Athena is on board. IRIS 2 is the sequel to the internationally loved and action packed drama “Iris.” Movie: IRIS 2 / IRIS II: New Generation Revised romanization: Airiseu 2 Hangul: 아이리스 2 Director: Pyo Min-Soo, Kim Tae-Hoon Writer: Jo Kyu-Won Official Website Synopsis Set 3 years after the death of NIS (National Intelligence Service) agent Kim Hyeon-Jun (Lee […] I found the recap at the beginning a very useful. But then Baek San (Kim Young-chul) was revealed to be a traitor within NSS, and was finally taken down and arrested. Drama dengan genre action thriller ini tayang di KBS, merupakan sequel IRIS. One moment, it's in Prague, the next moment, it's in Cambodia, and then after that, it's in some place with a lot of snow. Editing twenty hours down to two is an impossible task. IRIS 2. Gunfight in the halls; bombs exploding behind the IRIS agents randomly; Rei skipping over a rolling dead body – if I didn’t know that the IRIS guys were evil, they would look like total badass superheroes right now. Run time: 65 min. I love Korean TV, have been watching for a long time, back to the AZN days (sorely missed.) I sort of watched the first ep (with distractions and very bad internet connection, so I don't want to repeat it again ) and I actually feel the need to get more info... (as I didn't watch the IRIS). I agree with you 100%. He’s not interested in hearing what Yun-hwa had to do to escape the North. Lee Dae Hae looks kind of scary!! The editing is super jarring and there is no smooth transition. I'm interested to see how her obvious need for some type of revenge will put her at odds with her boss. She turns her gun and aims in his direction, but he shoots her first. I was just confused lol. So much is missing here unless you're an IRIS fan and can fill in the gaps. Wow. In slo-mo action worthy of Vampire Prosecutor, Yoo-gun systematically takes down each guy – uppercut to the jaw; punch in the gut; knock a guy to the side; throw another by his collar. So I was really curious because it seems like it's not really Sun Hwa who killed him but her younger sister, Yun Hwa. PUT LEE BYUNG-HUN BACK~! She was amazing in Iris 1.. not sure about Athena, because I didn't watch it. js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; Now for the cast. it confused me because the time i guess was jumping, seemed she was here there here awful fast.... i was thinking it was her in cambodia... then for half a second i thought it was her behind rei after she had just been talking to him on the phone... it took me a second to realize that was someone else from NSS... presumably the leak... right? If you watched and liked iris 1 drama before, sure you will like this one "iris 2" too, which is the continuous of iris 1. XD. It’s not as much ammunition as he had expected. But episode 2 could make or break this series for me. On one page, he writes: “Jung Yoo-gun scouted by NSS. We begin with a recap of IRIS, where NSS and IRIS are pitted against each other in a war of nuclear terror.  IRIS the organization managed to convince North Korea to threaten South Korea with nuclear weapons in the hopes that a war would erupt, a coup would occur, and IRIS could take control. Their new director has a straight motive to take down IRIS; we don’t know her beef against the organization, but we know that’s her goal. I totally agree with Ruth about the island prisonbreak. I think it could have been done better. Your email address will not be published. His reply? I've waited so long for Iris 2, and the wait was worth it so far! Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. thanks for the recap kaedejun.. :) where are the other episodes' recap ??? so please don't stop watching and recapping. New NSS section chief Park Joon-han (Sung Dong Il) keeps tabs on a secret ammunitions deal taking place in a warehouse through a spycam. It’s given us a background on the characters so we can understand their relationships, and it also set up the investigation into IRIS and Baek San. If you like this genre, then I recommend the IRIS and IRIS 2 drama series (currently available at DramaFever and KissAsian). Anyway, I'm looking forward to this new IRIS but of course, it would have been much better (the clamour of almost all fans) if they didn't kill Hyun Jun and if they would bring back Lee Byung-hun again.... aagh ... (sorry for my English, I know it's disgusting kekekek ^^). i hate how she looks now bc im a fan of hers back then and now she just look old n fake which is sad cause she was so pretty to began with, The scene where Soo-yeon ducks down to allow Hyun-woo to shoot, it was so lame i think, i mean if she had stayed still, hyun-woo could have easily shot Baek San. I'm on board. It is the sequel to the original “IRIS” (2009) and “Athena: Goddess of War” (2010). In actuality, another series bearing the title IRIS 2 is being produced as a separate drama and will be a true sequel. And before you could think that all was well, Kim Hyun-joon is killed. But that’s also a good thing! I love Jang Hyuk. The "IRIS" series was recently re-delivered in a 2-hour film version, which held concise cuts of scenes from the drama's 20 episodes. The slowmo in the fight scenes almost does the show a disservice, because it actually only serves to slow the action down, when normally slowmo can be used effectively to maximize the point of impact (see: Chuno). They’re a tightly knit group, we learn. It's fun seeing the two Chuno leads together again - designer 'spy wear' looks good on both of them. }; He's a new character so let's wait and see. At Camp KC, Yoo-gun delivers more newspapers to Baek San and new reading glasses. (function(d, s, id) { I thought I was going to be really annoyed by Lee Da Hae but that hasn't turned out to be the case. Iris 2: The Movie. Park Shin-hye journeys through a ruined Seoul in Sisyphus: The Myth, Cheat on Me, If You Can: Episode 16 (Final). (That was pretty much Jung Woo-sung‘s character in Athena.) [Edit: It’s Byung-jin who was dead for three hours. i totally agreed with you on the comment. Her parents had dreaded for this moment, but knew this day would come. She’ll never give up! It didn't end too well for her. Apologies.]. Englighten me. It's not actually a movie. First of all it took me forever to recognize Yoon Doo-joon, and the only reason I did was because I was like he looks like that dude from Running Man Idol Olympics last summer. FB.init({ I'll try and stick iris 2 into my busy schedule of k-dramas! Hi snow white - I am on ep 8 of IRIS and am simultaneously watching IRIS 2 and I think it helps a lot. }); (I didn’t know Baek San and Magneto were considered one and the same.) Not Now. Related Series : IRIS Series. So many recognizable faces in this drama! He then grasps the boy’s neck, and craaack – kills him in one swift twist. I wish she never have that stupid plastic surgery when she's already pretty during My girl. Flying kick’s a must. Yoo-gun steps out, which prompts Buyer to speed forward in the hopes of crushing him. I hope that this drama will not completely waste its cast as it did with Athena. IRIS 2. This is the 1st episode, so her action scenes aren't thrill and tough. Joong-won loses it all again, and finally realizes that Yun-hwa is standing beside him, asking if he really escaped North Korea just to gamble his life away. He's not the prettiest man out there, but when he smiles, you just fall right into it. Of course, Hyun-woo has eyes on her, and he doesn’t want to hurt her when they have their judo test. from that determination nothing made sense because it was wrong... wow... fail, one point though.. .despite how wrong i was... i did think it cool if ridiculous tha yun-hwa was doing so much shit and still managed to directly get info out of the nss director. No motivations, reasons, explanations. He has his men approach cautiously as the buyer expresses his displeasure over the illegal goods. Not even one? Soon, Yoo-gun's working alongside agent Soo-yeon, a man who has loved her since youth. Hyun-woo goes high, climbing the cell tower. I get that character played by David McGinnis might be a native speaker, but the rest of the characters all seem Korean. or am I mistaking her from someone else...? one question: do I need to watch IRIS or Athena before watching this?? On the TV screens, Baek San stares into their eyes through the cameras, aware that they’re currently watching his every move. Was he a double agent? Hide it well from the prisoner and make it work with a code and you're ready to go. can i ask about episode 2... minor spoiler warning... was it yun-hwa in bed with the nss director right? }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Please enter your username or email address. *shaking head up and down vigorously* uh-huh, yeah! and the worst part is what they did here as "the movie" version is just composite of scenes as if they were making a very long trailer from its TV series season 2; not actually making a movie. Soon, Yoo-gun's working alongside agent Soo-yeon, a man who has loved her since youth. Thanks for the recap!! // Load the SDK asynchronously You can't tell who's whom. Anyways, just got done watching the first episode. It’s Me! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. A boxing match begins, and Yoo Joong-won (Lee Beom-soo) is in the crowds, betting away his money. It would be interesting plot but it's still weak and cheesy for a grand production like IRIS 2. Instead of running, he fights back, taking four guys at once. i think i'll keep watching it there... i can't tell how decent the subs are anyways but i came across a line they were speaking in Chinese, in which the translation stays true to the meaning but not so much the manner of speech, the choice of diction. I hope to finish IRIS this week for background. The explosions behind the IRIS team were caused by grenades the agents behind Ray were throwing in the rooms they passed by, to make sure they killed everyone there and won't get ambushed from behind. @Orion - I recognized Kim Ji Min from Gakistal too, hehe. Buyer laughs – is Yoo-gun all by himself? Watch Iris season 2 episode 1 online. I bet those glasses are actually spy glasses so that it can track what Baek San is looking at better. Lee Beom Soo's character? I just have this odd feeling, and if were delving more into director baek's secrets, I bet Jang hyuk's character is one of them. COMPLETE: Iris Season 2 Episode 1 – 20 [Korean Drama] The National Security Service (NSS) is a secret South Korean black ops agency that takes on a secret terrorist organization, called IRIS. // Load the SDK asynchronously My kdrama plate is pretty full, but the cast of actors makes me really want to check it out. The explosions are caused by grenades thrown by agents in rooms behind them, to kill any NSS members in them and these goons also shoot most of the NSS agents that come near Ray. You will receive a link to create a new password via email. or They made this long trailer of the TV Series IRIS Season 2 in effort of introducing an easier and cheaper version to outside of Korea. Been out of town with my husband and son for some college stuff. He rendered him unconscious. Not sure if I'll bother with the next episode. IRIS 2 is a spy action drama inspired by still-divided north and south koreas. 6. They're just not shooting real bullets. I was impressed that I did not realize he was an idol. It's action packed and has loads of well known Korean actors and actresses. (2013) Set 3 years after the first season, members of the National Security Service (NSS) team, including Jung Yoo Gun, Ji Soo Yeon and other agents … There's a problem loading this menu right now. I don't mind the romance but in the world of secret agent, we have to be more careful in showing personal emotion, it would be better if they show a little romance but it left deepest feeling to us, just like in ALIAS.. Puh-lease. Korean drama. Badassery and hijinks on the set of IRIS 2, Baek Sung-hyun joins IRIS 2 as genius hacker, Lee Beom-soo and Yoon Doo-joon join IRIS 2. He doesn’t notice the sexy, stilettoed Yun-hwa watching him lose his money from afar. We could see the young NSS team has close team work but soon we don't know if any one of them switch their interest or loyalty for country. Yunhwa is a completely new character who is the younger sister of Kim So Yeon's character, Sunhwa. Ha Ha......IRIS 2 and LDH Fighting!!!!!! I don't think they'd go with that again. Broadcast period: 2013-Feb-13 to 2013-Apr-18. Chief Park realizes he needs to step in and trades places with Yoo-gun. We will probably know more as we go along. ;). or what? I'm all for idol actors if they can pull it off, but I'm really not convinced. Just cut scenes edited together from the tv series. Who know they're known for being redundant with storylines. That was seriously one of the most unrealistic, gratuitous pyrotechnic exploding, awful gun battles, I've ever seen. 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