Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, and Byeon Woo-seok are Coming to Netflix in New Series ‘Recorder of Youth’

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Streaming giant, Netflix, in a recent announcement, has confirmed the upcoming premiere of Korean drama, Record of Youth, a new series starring Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam and Byeon Woo-seok, slated for the latter half of 2020.

Record of Youth is set to be directed by An Gil-ho, whose solid track record brought well-loved series like Stranger, Memories of Alhambra and WATCHER, and written by Ha Myeong-hee, who was behind many heartwarming stories grounded on realistic settings, including Doctors and Temperature of Love

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Park Bo-gum (Encounter, Reply 1988, Love in the Moonlight) will play Sa Hye-jun, a pragmatic and ambitious young man, who is an aspiring model/actor juggling idealism, set with the reality of everyday life, with a sense of optimism that is well balanced out by an objective.

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Park So-dam (Parasite, Cinderella with Four Knights), with her commanding onscreen presence, will play An Jeong-ha, an aspiring makeup artist with a strong sense of self. With inherent wit and hard work, she follows her own path and finds security in her own unwavering resolve under external pressures. 

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Byeon Woo-seok (Dear My Friends, Search: WWW) plays Sa Hye-jun’s best friend, Won Hae-hyo, who wants to prove himself through hard work. He is friendly and gentle, but competitive and because he gives his utmost effort to the things he cares deeply about, he cannot stand being brushed off just because he was born into privilege. 

Record of Youth, produced by Studio Dragon and Pan Entertainment (Winter Sonata, The Moon Embracing the Sun, Fight for My Way and When the Camellia Blooms), will premiere exclusively on Netflix outside Korea, while in Korea, tvN has the show’s first-window broadcast rights.