Drama: Local Hero (English title) / Neighborhood’s Hero (literal title) Revised romanization: Dongneui Youngwoong Hangul: 동네의 영웅 Director:Kwak Jung-Hwan Writer:Kim Gwan-Hoo Network:OCN Episodes: 16 Release Date: January 23 – March 13, 2016 Runtime: Saturdays & Sundays 23:00 Language: Korean Country: South Korea Encoder:SS
Baek Shi-Yoon (Park Si-Hoo) is an ex-secret agent. He is a well-trained human weapon. Hiding his past, he buys the bar “Neighborhood” and runs it is as the owner. He gets close to the neighborhood regulars at his bar and sympathizes with their pain. Baek Shi-Yoon meets a young man who works as a temporary employee. The young wants to become a police officer. Baek Shi-Yoon trains the young man as a secret agent and they fight together against evil.
“Local Hero” takes over the OCN Sat. & Sun. 23:00 time slot previously occupied by “Cheo Yong 2” and will be followed by “Vampire Detective” March 27, 2016.
Filming begins October, 2015.
Filming takes place in Macao during mid-October, 2015.