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Kim Yoo Jung will co-star with Byeun Woo Seok in the new Korean Netflix original film titled ‘Twentieth Century Girl,’ and here are the interesting facts!
7 Interesting Facts about Kim Yoo Jung to become ‘Twentieth Century Girl’ in a New Korean Netflix Original Film
1. ‘Twentieth Century Girl’ marks the debut of Kim Yoo Jung on the streaming platform Netflix.
‘Twentieth Century Girl’ will mark the debut of Kim Yoo Jung on the international streaming platform Netflix. Debuted on acting at four, Kim Yoo Jung has starred in many television dramas and films.
Now, she has become one of the best-known actresses in South Korea. The recent award that she received was the 2020 SBS Drama Awards for Female Excellence Award.
Some of her popular Korean dramas and films where she took part as the main female lead are The Chaser (2008), ‘Love in the Moonlight (2016), ‘Because I Love You’ (2017), ‘Backstreet Rookie’ (2020), ‘The 8th Night’ (2021). Currently, she is filming for the historical romance drama series ‘Lovers of the Red Sky.’
2. Directed by Bang Woo Ri.
Director Bang Woo Ri will direct the ‘Twentieth Century Girl.’ She has been recognized for her short films, such as ‘Mrs. Young’ (2014), ‘The Cover Letter’ (2016), and ‘It’s a Visiting Day’ (2016). She is also known as the script editor for ‘Cheer Up, Mr. Lee,’ a comedy film in 2019.
She has earned several awards, including winning the Best Short at the Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2014 for the short film ‘Mrs. Young.’ The upcoming Netflix original film ‘Twentieth Century Girl’ will be her first full-length commercial film.
3. Third Korean Netflix original film.
The upcoming Netflix original film ‘Twentieth Century Girl’ will be the third Korean Netflix original film after “Carter” directed by Jung Byung Gil and “Moral Sense” directed by Park Hyun Jin.
The Young Film company will produce the forthcoming film. Some of the popular films produced by the company are “The Handmaiden” (2016), “Believer” (2018), and “The Call” (2020).
4. Byeon Woo Seok to co-star Kim Yoo Jung.
Kim Yoo Jung will team up with actor Byeon Woo Seok. Byeon Woo Seok is known for his previous drama, Record of Youth (2020). In this upcoming drama, Byeon Woo Seok will play Pung Woon Ho.
5. Second male lead, Park Jung Woo.
The second male main lead is Park Jung Woo. He is famous for his drama “Love Playlist” (Season 1-4). In addition, Park Jung Woo will play Baek Hyun Jin in the ‘Twentieth Century Girl.’
6. Rookie actress first feature, Roh Yoon Seo.
This Netflix original film will also be the debut film of a beautiful rookie actress, Roh Yoon Seo. In this film, she will be Kim Yoo Jung’s BFF, Yeon Doo.
7. First love story of Kim Yoo Jung in ‘Twentieth Century Girl.’
The upcoming Netflix original film ‘Twentieth Century Girl’ is a romance and melodrama type of film. It takes place in 1999 and intersects with the present. The story follows a 17-year-old girl named Na Bo Ra and her first love story that puts her in a dilemma over love and friendship.
Na Bo Ra and Pung Woo Ho are teammates in the broadcasting club in high school. Yeon Doo, Na Bo Ra’s best friend, likes Baek Hyun Jin, Pung Woo Ho’s best friend. Moreover, Yeon Doo asked Na Bo Ra to learn and find out everything about Baek Hyun Jin before leaving for her heart surgery in the U.S.
Can you guess who Kim Yoo Jung’s first love is? And will there be a second lead syndrome in ‘Twentieth Century Girl’?
‘Twentieth Century Girl’ is expected to be filming in the second half of this year. While waiting for more updates, let’s check out Kim Yoo Jung’s career journey from child actress to leading lady below.
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