All you need to know about The Devil’s Plan, Netflix’s newest survival game show

The Devil's Plan is produced and directed by Jung Jong-yeon, the man behind Korean reality series The Genius.

Mildred Chan

| August 3, 2023
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The cast of Netflix’s The Devil’s Plan. Photo: Netflix

Netflix will be pushing out their newest mind game survival show — The Devil’s Plan. A total of 12 contestants will compete for the grand prize of 500 million Korean won (approx. S$520,000).

The series is produced and directed by the highly sought-after Jung Jong-yeon. The 46-year-old television producer was the man behind several popular Korean reality series like The Genius (2013).

For The Devil’s Plan, it seeks to bring a group of uniquely talented individuals who will engage in a thrilling series of mind games, all within the span of a week.

The show’s ultimate objective is to uncover the wittiest contestant who can clear these challenges and emerge victorious.


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The star-studded line-up for The Devil’s Plan is packed with prominent names.

Leading the charge is the charismatic Problematic Men (2015) star, Ha Seok-jin, along with the actress Lee Si-won of infotainment series History Journal, That Day.

But not all 12 of them in the line-up are celebrities.

The cast also includes attorney Seo Dong-joo who holds a Mathematics degree from MIT and accomplished professional Go player, Cho Yeon-woo, a graduate from one of Singapore’s top-ranked universities.

There will also be familiar faces, like South Korean entertainer Park Kyung-lim. She hosts a number of press conferences and media functions.

Fans would also be glad to know that Seventeen member Seungkwan is also a part of the line-up.

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Member of K-pop boy band Seventeen, Boo Seung-kwan, will be a part of Netflix’s The Devil’s Plan. Photo: Pledis Entertainment

Notably, this is Boo’s comeback after a hiatus he took due to health issues previously in July.

As the devil beckons for their social masks to fall to reveal their true identities, who will take home the ultimate prize?


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