SBS’s upcoming sports activities drama has launched new stills and a poster of the younger forged!
“Racket Boys” is a few group of youths from a rural city who dream of taking part in badminton. Directed by Jo Young Kwang (“Defendant,” “Heart Surgeons”) and written by Jung Bo Hoon (“Prison Playbook”), it stars Kim Sang Kyung, Oh Na Ra, Tang Joon Sang, Son Sang Yeon, Choi Hyun Wook, Kim Kang Hoon, Lee Jae In, and Lee Ji Won.
In the primary set of stills, Tang Joon Sang, Son Sang Yeon, Choi Hyun Wook, and Kim Kang Hoon star because the 4 members of the ragtag badminton group.
Tang Joon Sang performs Yoon Hae Kang, a fiercely aggressive pupil who used to play baseball in Seoul earlier than compelled to switch faculties to the countryside in opposition to his will. The actor mentioned, “It’s enjoyable to have the ability to carry this character to life onscreen after solely exhibiting his voice by the script studying. It seems like I’ve been launched in some way? I’m excited for all of the scenes forward, together with the badminton scenes.”
Son Sang Yeon performs Bang Yoon Dam, the captain of the badminton group, who has sturdy management expertise and overflowing vitality. He has a little bit of an consideration complicated and goals of getting 100,000 Instagram followers and is at all times taking a look at his cellphone. The actor mentioned, “I used to be nervous and excited for the primary filming. Since we have such an awesome forged and crew, our chemistry was good from the beginning. We’ll do our greatest to carry laughs, heat, and sincerity to individuals throughout these tough COVID-19 occasions.”
Choi Hyun Wook performs Na Woo Chan, who is acknowledged because the “hip hop boy” and “fashionista” of the varsity. However, his sweetness and heat make him the mediator between the contrasting personalities on the badminton group. The actor mentioned, “I’m each excited and nervous to be engaged on such an awesome mission. This drama can be enjoyable for all to observe no matter age, from kids to grandparents.”
Kim Kang Hoon performs Lee Yong Tae, the moodmaker of the group, who is aware of the whole lot there may be to find out about badminton and talks an excessive amount of. He is a big fan of the badminton participant Lee Yong Dae and tries to repeat him in the whole lot he does. The actor mentioned, “I used to be half-excited, half-afraid to star in a sports activities drama about badminton. I’m working arduous at practising my badminton, so please watch over me kindly.”
In the subsequent set of stills, Lee Jae In and Lee Jae Won seem because the star members of the badminton group of an all-girls center college that’s ranked No. 1 within the nation for badminton. Lee Jae In stars as Han Se Yoon, the ace of the youth nationwide consultant group who goals of changing into the youngest-ever nationwide consultant for South Korea. She works arduous to hone her badminton expertise and achieves near-perfect video games together with her intense focus and aggressive streak.
Lee Ji Won stars as Lee Han Sol, who’s described as a traditional teenage girl who falls in love on the drop of a hat, likes to have enjoyable together with her mates, and has loads of curiosity in makeovers and celebrities. However, when she is taking part in badminton, she reveals a charismatic facet as a tricky senior who doesn’t let her teammates and juniors take issues straightforward.
The two characters are described as each companions and rivals who practice collectively in addition to compete in opposition to one another. Lee Jae In mentioned, “I’m pleased to have the ability to take part in a mission with such an awesome story, in addition to play such a cool character as Se Yoon. There are so many nice actors within the drama that I’m excited to work with them and study from them. I’m additionally grateful to have the ability to tackle a brand new problem like a ‘sports activities drama.’ I need to make the badminton competitors scenes as real looking as doable, so I’m working arduous to apply.”
Lee Ji Won mentioned, “I’m excited and pleased to play Lee Han Sol, who’s a center college pupil near me in age. I like sports activities normally, however this was an opportunity for me to study badminton correctly, and I really feel like I’m changing into more healthy bodily and mentally whereas filming.”
The drama additionally shared its first poster with the six younger characters heading off to their brilliant future behind their village bus. The caption reads, “Welcome. This is your first time in a village on the finish of the world, proper?” (The Korean title of the drama is a play on Bangtan Sonyeondan, and the poster caption can be a rephrased model of BTS’s opening line in their hit track “Dope.”)
“Racket Boys” premieres on May 31.
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