Netflix has continuously capitalized on the success of adaptations based on books and best-sellers like “Sin pudor,” “Persuasión,” “Valeria,” and “Los Bridgerton.” Their latest release, “Race to Success (The Partner Track),” based on the novel by Helen Wan, is no exception. Since its premiere on August 26th, it has already climbed to the Top 10 series on the platform.
Synopsis and Cast
The series follows Ingrid Yun, a first-generation Korean American and the first lawyer in her family. In her pursuit to stand out at the prestigious but old-fashioned Parsons Valentine law firm in Manhattan, Ingrid faces various challenges that test her idealism. Supported by her friends, she navigates professional obstacles as she strives to break the glass ceiling and become the firm’s first Asian American partner. Amidst her ambition, will there be room for love?
The show also explores Ingrid’s balancing act between her professional and personal life, including her forgotten love life, friendships, and family. Just like Helen Wan’s original novel, the protagonist attempts to find equilibrium, not without difficulties. Will she achieve all her goals without having to sacrifice anything?
The series stars Arden Cho (Chicago Med) as Ingrid Yun, in a role that showcases her talent. Alongside her, the cast includes Alexandra Turshen, Bradley Gibson, Dominic Sherwood, Rob Heaps, Nolan Gerard Funk, Matthew Rauch, and Roby Attal.
“Material Adverse Change”
Focused on Ingrid’s quest to become a partner at her competitive New York law firm, her plans are disrupted by the arrival of a new coworker.
As tensions rise between Ingrid and Murphy due to a lost document and a surprise dinner date, Rachel develops a bond with a formidable client.
“Change of Venue”
To salvage the SunCorp deal, Ingrid travels north with Murphy. Rachel assists a capricious heiress, and Tyler becomes involved in the world of fashion.
While her new relationship progresses rapidly, Ingrid competes with Murphy to impress their boss. A reluctant Rachel organizes a talent contest at the firm.
“Out of Office”
During the firm’s annual luxurious retreat, Ingrid and Murphy tackle a delicate problem with SunCorp, while Rachel explores her creative side.
As HR investigates an incident during the firm’s retreat, Ingrid runs errands for Marty. Rachel receives an exciting offer on her 30th birthday.
Ingrid takes charge of organizing the firm’s diversity gala, armed with significant news. Rachel boldly takes a step forward in her work, and Tyler feels pressure at home.
On Thanksgiving, Ingrid strives to close the SunCorp deal with Murphy, Tyler faces questions about his future, and Rachel discovers a new side of Justin.
With the firm’s holiday party and the announcement of new partners approaching, Ingrid grows closer to Murphy, Rachel faces setbacks, and Tyler broadens his horizons.
In response to the partner appointments, Ingrid sets in motion a bold plan to rectify her personal and professional mistakes.
This captivating series on Netflix, “Race to Success (The Partner Track),” promises an engaging story of ambition, love, and personal growth. Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in Ingrid Yun’s journey, available exclusively on Netflix!