Iris Ⅱ: New Generation (아이리스2; RR: Airiseu 2) is a 2013 South Korean espionage television series. Starring Jang Hyuk,Lee Da-hae, Lee Beom-soo, Oh Yeon-soo, Yoon Doo-joon, Im Soo-hyang, Lee Joon, and Kim Yeong-cheol, the sequel to 2009's Iriscontinues the story of National Security Service agents going up against the mysterious organization known as IRIS. It aired onKBS2 from February 13 to April 18, 2013 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 for 20 episodes.
The sequel opens three years after the unsolved demise of the first installment's hero, NSS agent Kim Hyun-jun (Lee Byung-hun).
NSS Task Force A Team Head Jung Yoo-gun (Jang Hyuk) and his team are busy trying to unveil the true identity behind the secret organization IRIS while also acting as bodyguards at a South and North Korea summit. Operative Jung must also transport rogue NSS director Baek San (Kim Yeong-cheol) to safety, but is ambushed by IRIS and mysteriously disappears. He is presumed killed in action.
Later, upon the sudden return of Jung, fellow NSS agent and love interest Ji Soo-yeon (Lee Da-hae) discovers that his disappearance is all part of a large-scale conspiracy.
Set 3 years after the death of National Intelligence Service (NIS) agent Kim Hyeon-Jun (Lee Byung-Hun), members of the National Security Service (NSS) team, including Jung Yoo-Gun (Jang Hyuk), Ji Soo-Yeon (Lee Da-Hae) and other agents attempt to pull the curtain on mysterious group IRIS. Agent Yoo Gun is the leader of NSS TF-A team. While he goes up against Baek San (Kim Young-Chul), Yoo Gun becomes involved in a case which changes his fate forever.
Three years after 2009’s hit series IRIS, a new crew of NSS secret service investigates the demise of Kim Hyun Joon (Lee Byung Hun). Along the way, these young guns also unravel the mystery surrounding the ex-secret service vice-director Baek San (Kim Young Chul), who has long since been outed as a member of the IRIS organization. But the real question is who the master puppeteer Mister Black is and what plans he has in store now that double agent Baek San has been caught. Starring Jang Hyuk, Lee Da Hae and Lee Bum Soo, this highly anticipated sequel guarantees adrenaline pumping suspense.