Sisyphus: The Myth – Cast & Summary

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Sisyphus: The Myth - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Sisyphus: The Myth started its release period from February 17, 2021, until April 8, 2021.

Even though the release period took its place in 2021, the filming process itself happened last year in 2020.

This drama is starred by Park Shin Hye as the female lead character and Cho Seung Woo as the male lead character.

Previously, Park Shin Hye had starred in Doctors (2016) and Memories of the Alhambra (2018) before filming this drama.

Meanwhile, Cho Seung Woo once became the main actor for Stranger (2017), Life (2018), and also Stranger 2 (2020).

Sisyphus: The Myth was aired at 21:00 KST every Wednesday and Thursday on JTBC to replace the previous JTBC drama, Run On.

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Sisyphus: The Myth - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review


  • Title: Sisyphus: The Myth / 시지프스: the myth
  • Also Known As: Sisyphus: The Fable
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
  • Country: South Korea
  • Director: Jin Hyeok
  • Producer: Park Joon Seo, Park Sang Eok
  • Screenwriter: Lee Je In, Jeon Chan Ho
  • Production Companies: Drama House, JTBC Studios
  • Network: JTBC, Netflix
  • Episodes: 16
  • Air Dates: February 17, 2021 – April 8, 2021
  • Air Time: Wednesday and Thursday, 21:00 KST

Synopsis of Sisyphus: The Myth

This drama mainly tells about the time travel journey between Han Tae Sul (Cho Seung Woo) and Gang Seo Hae (Park Shin Hye).

Tae Sul is an incredibly awesome engineer. Besides, he also owns his own enterprise, Quantum and Time Company.

Not just genius and successful, he is also a handsome person. So many futuristic things that he has produced for technology development.

But unfortunately, his life isn’t that perfect as people imagine. His brother was dead ten years ago and one day, he wants to find the truth about the death of his brother.

On the other side, Seo Hae is a warrior from the future. She is able to beat the big man with her own hands, make some bombs, and doing sharpshoot.

They finally meet each other and start the dangerous journey.

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Main Cast

Sisyphus: The Myth - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Park Shin Hye as Gang Seo Hae

A warrior from the future to save this world from the gigantic damage. She travels back to the past to prevent Tae Sul from doing an invention of the Uploader.

Sisyphus: The Myth - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Cho Seung Woo as Han Tae Sul

A handsome, genius, and successful engineer. He owns the Quantum and Time Company. Actually, he is an arrogant person, but after meeting his savior, Seo Hae, the rudeness in him fade out slowly.

Supporting Cast

  • Heo Joon Seok as Han Tae San
  • Chae Jong Hyeop as “Sun” / Choi Jae Sun

Quantum and Time

  • Tae In ho as Eddie Kim / Kim Seung Bok
  • Jung Hye In as Kim Seo Jin / Kim Agnes
  • Jeon Gook Hwan as Kim Han Yong
  • Tae Won Seok as Yeo Bong Sun

The Control Bureau

  • Choi Jung Woo as Hwang Hyun Seung
  • Yang Joon Mo as Choi Yeon Sik
  • Go Yoon as Jung Hyun Gi
  • Park Young Bin as Kwon Hyuk Bum
  • Lim Ji Sub as Ma Yong Suk

Asia Mart

  • Sung Dong Il as Park Hyeong Do
  • Jung Ha Joon as Uhm Seon Ho
  • Lee Myeong Ro as Uhm Seon Jae
  • Lee Si Woo as Bing Bing/Lee Ji Hun


  • Kim Byung Chul as Sigma / Seo Won Ju / Seo Gil Bok
  • Lee Jae Won as Kim Dong Hyeon


  • Kim Jong Tae as Kang Dong Ki
  • Lee Yeon Soo as Lee Eun Hee
  • Kim Hee Ryeong as Kim Han Yong’s wife
  • Shin Young Jin as Choi Jae Sun’s mother.
  • Ha Yuri as Choi Go Eun
  • Hwang Dong Joo as the co-pilot
  • Sung Byoung Sook as Jung Hyun Gi’s mother

OST (Original Soundtrack)

  • Stay – GSoul
  • Fight For Love – Sumi Jo
  • My Last Love – Ailee
  • You’re My Light – Park Won
  • True – DOKO

Trailer of Sisyphus: The Myth