Twenty-five youth ‘Kemi’ preview, broadcast in the first half of 2022
[더팩트｜박지윤 기자] Actors Park Joo-hyeon and Chae Jong-hyeop collaborate in a thrilling sports romance.
On the 28th, the production team of the new KBS2 drama ‘The Speed To You’ (played by Heo Seong-hye, directed by Jo Woong) said, “Park Joo-hyun and Chae Jong-hyeop have confirmed their appearances.” The two are going to have a romance that tickles like the feathers of a shuttlecock and pierces strongly at a maximum speed of 493 km/h.
The work depicts a hot sports romance between a refreshing twenty-five, sports-oriented Park Tae-yang (Park Joo-hyun) and an athletic professional Park Tae-joon (Chae Jong-hyeop) in a badminton business team.
First, Park Joo-hyun takes on the role of Park Tae-yang, a badminton player whose life is all about exercise. With his strong smashing skills, he was a promising Olympic prospect, but left the world of badminton due to a mysterious incident. After joining the business team Eunice and holding a badminton racquet for the first time in three years, he burns his passion once again with the goal of reaching his heyday.
Park Joo-hyun emerged as a ‘monster rookie’ by winning the Best New Actor Award at the Baeksang Arts Awards for the Netflix drama ‘Human Class’ last year. Since then, he has shown excellent character digestion in KBS2’s ‘Zombie Detective’ and tvN’s ‘Mouse’.
Chae Jong-hyeop takes on the role of Park Tae-joon, a player who only considers badminton as a profession. Dreaming of a comfortable life after retirement, he was cut off from the city hall team and joined the business team Eunice. Tae-jun, who met Park Tae-yang here, is going to change little by little as a player and as a person.
Chae Jong-hyeop, who debuted in SBS ‘Stove League’ in 2020, drew attention for his warm visuals and stable acting skills. Since then, he has built a solid filmography by appearing in JTBC’s ‘Sisyphus’ and ‘I Know’. With this work, attention is focused on what kind of activity he will perform, who is challenging himself for the first time in a terrestrial lead.
‘The Speed To You’ is scheduled to air in the first half of 2022.
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