Through The Darkness – Cast & Summary

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Through The Darkness - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

A Korean drama adaptation from a novel released by SBS Channel. Through the Darkness is starred by Kim Nam Gil, Jin Sun Kyu, Kim So Jin, and Ryeo Un.

Kim Nam Gil previously acted in the drama One The Woman (2021) and The Fiery Priest (2019)

Meanwhile, Jin Sun Kyu also has played in the same drama with Nam Gil’s, One the Woman (2021) and Vincenzo (2021)

Not only that, Kim So Jin also joined after acting in drama Marriage Contract (2016)

On the other side, Ryeo Un also became the main character after his appearance in the drama Adult Traine (2021) and Homemade Love Story (2020).

This drama comes from an adaptive novel with the same title as the drama. Through the Darkness was also released to take over the previous drama Now We Are Breaking Up that has ended.

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  • Title: Through the Darkness / 악의 마음을 읽는 자들
  • Also Known as: Those Who Read the Mind’s of Evil / Those Who Read Hearts of Evil, / Inside Criminal Minds /Agul Maemeul Ilgneum Jadeul / Akeul Meumeul Iikneun Jadeul
  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery Crime Drama
  • Country: South Korea
  • Director:  Park Bo Ram
  • Producer: –
  • Screenwriter: Seol Yi Na
  • Production Company: Studio S
  • Network: SBS
  • Episodes: 12
  • Air Dates : January 14. 2022 – February 19, 2022
  • Air Times: Friday and Saturday, 22:00 KST
Through The Darkness - Cast, Summary, Synopsis, OST, Episode, Review

Synopsis of Through the Darkness

In 1990, Seoul gets terrorized by a serial killer murder who haunts women and kills them randomly. The city situation is getting silent since this tragedy.

Song Ha Young (Kim Nam Gil) tries a new strategy that he has learned from the FBI by changed himself as a criminal profiler.

Can he finish the case or be included in the murderer’s target?

Main Cast

Kim Nam Gil as Song Ha Young

Police under Criminal Behavior Analysis Team. He tries hard to find out the murderer and finishes the case.

Jin Sun Kyu as Kook Young Soo

The leader of the Criminal Behavior Analysis Team. He sometimes gives Nam Gil for helping the killer’s cases.

Kim So Jin as Yoon Tae Go

The head of the Mobile Investigation Unit who helps Young Soo and Ha Young to solve the case.

Rye Oun as Jung Woo Joo

Police under So Jin’s team who always provides information analyzes various data. He joins the team lately.

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Supporting Cast

  • Regional Investigation Unit Team 1 Section 1
  • Kim So Jin as Yoon Tae Go
  • Lee Dae Yeon as Bae Joon Sik
  • Kim Won Hae as Heo Gil Pyo
  • Jung Soon Woon as Nam Il Young

Mobile Investigation Unit

  • Lee Dae Yeon as Bae Jun Sik (Head of the division)
  • Kim Won Hae as Heol Gil Pyo ( Second leader of division)
  • Jung Son Won as Na Il Young (The youngest of the team)


  • Gong Sung Has as Choi Yoon Ji (Journalist from online media Fact Today)
  • Kim Hye Ok as Park Young Shin (Ha Young’s Mother
  • Seo Dong Gap as Kim Bong Sik (The First Commander of Squadron)

OST (Original Soundtrak)

Trailer of Through The Darkness