Netflix has collaborated with South Korean filmmakers again by producing a new film titled 20th Century Girl . Set in 1999, this film will tell the story of a painful but heartbreaking first love.
On September 1, 2021, Kim Yoo Jung, Byun Woo Seok, Park Jung Woo, and Noh Yoon Seo have been confirmed to star in this film.
Curious about the various interesting facts, right? Immediately, here are five facts about the film 20th Century Girl.
Kim Yoo Jung plays the main character named Na Bo Ra
In the film 20th Century Girl , Kim Yoo Jung will play the role of Na Bo Ra, a 17-year-old girl who loves Taekwondo. He has a great sense of loyalty to his friends. Na Bo Ra even helps fight for one of her friends’ one-sided love by keeping an eye on a boy named Baek Hyun Jin (Park Jung Woo). After that, she began to observe Baek Hyun Jin closely and fell in love with the boy instead.
Kim Yoo Jung, who is currently starring in the drama Lovers of the Red Sky, will describe the various emotions experienced by Na Bo Ra’s character. With his acclaimed acting, he will also showcase the turmoil between love and friendship that a 17-year-old teenager faces.
20th Century Girl is the second Netflix film starring Kim Yoo Jung. In early July 2021, the film titled The 8th Night, which he starred in with Lee Sung Min to Nam Da Reum, has aired on the streaming platform .
Byun Woo Seok will take on the role of Poong Woon Ho, a classmate of Kim Yoo Jung’s character
Record of Youth drama actor , Byun Woo Seok, will also be playing in 20th Century Girl . In this film, he will play the classmate of Na Bo Ra (Kim Yoo Jung) in high school, namely Poong Woon Ho. Besides being in the same class as Na Bo Ra, they also join the broadcasting club.
After starring in the drama Record of Youth which ended last year, Byun Woo Seok is currently busy with filming the drama When Flowers Bloom, I Think of the Moon . The drama that he starred in with Yoo Seung Ho and Hyeri Girl’s Day is planned to air at the end of this year.
Park Jung Woo as Baek Hyun Jin
Park Jung Woo, who is known for starring in the drama Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation (2020) will also be one of the cast in the film 20th Century Girl . In this film, he will play the role of Baek Hyun Jin, a close friend of Poong Woon Ho (Byun Woo Seok). He is a man who becomes the target of observation by Na Bo Ra (Kim Yoo Jung).
Park Jung Woo is an actor born in 1996 who made his acting debut through a web drama titled Love Playlist (2017). He first appeared on the small screen by making a cameo in the drama Hospital Plalylist (2020). This year, he also made special appearances in dramas Hospital Playlist 2 and DP. In addition, he is currently filming for JTBC’s new drama, Fly High Butterfly .
Newcomer actress Noh Yoon Seo will play Yeon Doo, the best friend of Kim Yoo Jung’s character
Rookie actress Noh Yoon Seo will play Yeon Doo. He is the best friend of Na Bo Ra (Kim Yoo Jung) who fell in love at first sight with Baek Hyun Jin (Park Jung Woo). Yeon Doo leaves for the United States for heart surgery after swearing a lasting friendship with Na Bo Ra. He also gave Na Bo Ra an assignment to find out everything about Baek Hyun Jin.
Noh Yoon Seo is a model who after auditioning for the film 20th Century Girl, was finally trusted to play the character Yeon Doo. Together with Kim Yoo Jung, they will display their chemistry as a pair of best friends.
20th Century Girl is director Bang Woo Ri’s commercial debut and Yong Film’s first romantic film
Yong Film is the production company that will be in charge of the production of the film 20th Century Girl . This company has previously produced a series of films such as The Handmaiden, The Beauty Inside, Believer, and The Call . According to Soompi , since this is Yong Film’s first time showing a romantic film, they will do their best.
In addition, 20th Century Girl also marks the first commercial film for director Bang Woo Ri. Previously, this directorial ability had been recognized at the Blue Dragon Film Awards thanks to the Mrs Young film he worked on.