(Export News Reporter Kim Hyeon-jeong) ‘The speed to you at 493 km’ Chae Jong-hyeop expressed his feelings about playing badminton romance.
KBS 2TV’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama ‘The speed to you 493km’ will be broadcasted for the first time at 9:50 pm on the 20th. A refreshing twenty-five, sports romance between Park Tae-yang (Park Joo-hyun), whose life is all about sports, and Park Tae-joon (Chae Jong-hyeop), a professional sportsman, play on a badminton business team.
Writer Heo Seong-hye of the movie ‘Honest Candidate’ and the drama ‘Tomorrow With You’ will write the script, and the drama ‘Justice’ and the drama special ‘A Midsummer’s Dream’ will be directed by Jo Woong. Park Joo-hyun, Chae Jong-hyeop, Park Ji-hyun, Kim Mu-jun, Seo Ji-hye, etc.
Among them, Chae Jong-hyeop took on the role of Park Tae-joon, a player belonging to the business team, who took on the role of the first terrestrial broadcaster and considered sports only as a profession. He is a person who dreams of a comfortable life after his retirement, but joins the business team Eunice after being cut off from the city hall team. He meets Taeyang Park (Joohyun Park) and grows little by little as a player and as a person.
At the online production presentation held on the 20th, Chae Jong-hyeop said, “I thought I could do it as I did. But I felt that I couldn’t do it, and from then on, the burden and responsibility came. Joo Hyun-yi, the director, and the on-site staff relieved a lot of them, so now we can all work together as one. We breathe for the sake of the work. Everyone seems to be the main character,” he said modestly.
Director Jo Woong revealed the reason for casting, saying, “Chae Jong-hyeop was a rookie actor I had been eyeing for a long time, but we had our first meeting early last year. I couldn’t think of any other actors besides Chae Jong-hyeop.
Chae Jong-hyeop said about Park Tae-joon’s character, “Badminton is just a job and a way to make money. Other than that, there are many free and colorful aspects. Sometimes sassy, cute, and childish. Such Park Tae-joon changes as he meets Taeyang.” he introduced.
He mentioned that the synchro rate with the character was 40% and explained the reason, saying, “I’m not shy and I’m very shy, but Park Tae-joon isn’t like that.”
He continued, “If I were to express that part, I assumed and imagined it that way. So I wanted to appear. In the meantime, I appeared because I wanted to do it together,” he said.
It must have been difficult to act as a badminton player. Chae Jong-hyeop said, “It was more difficult than I imagined. At first, rather than having fun, I said that I had to do it unconditionally. Now it’s fun and I want to do it. If I have the time and space, I want to do it unconditionally (as a hobby).”
Chae Jong-hyeop said, “It was so good. I was not shy at first, but as time passed, I liked it so much that I got along well. These days, everyone is having a good time filming,” he smiled.
He said, “It’s definitely different. As a pitcher, when I got up on the mound, I felt the excitement and excitement of becoming a baseball player. I liked it better. I’ve never played baseball, but I’ve played badminton several times in the neighborhood and I’m familiar with it. I like baseball a lot, but now I’m a little more into badminton.”
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