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Kim Tae Ri to Appear in Twenty-Five Twenty-One Opposite Nam Joo Hyuk

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Kim Tae Ri and Nam Joo Hyuk will be playing the lead roles in the upcoming Korean drama Twenty-Five Twenty-One.

The drama is about two people who first meet when they are 22 and 18 years old respectively. Their love story begins four years later when they turn 25 and 21. It is a youthful tale of romance, growth and friendship directed by Jung Ji Hyun, the drama is slated to air in the first half of 2022.

Kim Tae Ri will be playing the role of Naa Hee Do. She becomes a professional sabre fencer of the national fencing team after experiencing the breaking up of her high school team due to the IMF financial crisis. She is passionate, bold and determined. Nam Joo Hyuk is a reporter, Baek Yi Jin. He is the eldest son of a family that fell apart because of the same financial crisis. To earn a living, he delivers newspapers and works part-time at a book rental shop.

“Actors Kim Tae Ri, Nam Joo Hyuk, Bona, Choi Hyun Wook and Lee Joo Myung finally confirmed their appearance in “Twenty-five Twenty-one,” and began filming in earnest,” wrote a Twitter user.

“Confirmed cast lineup of the 2022 TVN romance drama #TwentyFiveTwentyOne #KimTaeRi #NamJooHyuk WJSN #Bona #ChoiHyunWook #LeeJooMyung,” said another.

“I can’t wait to see athlete Na Hee!!! #KimTaeRi #TwentyFiveTwentyOne,” tweeted a third.

Bona, a member of the South Korean-Chinese girl band WJSN will essay the role of Na Hee Do’s rival Go Yoo Rim, the youngest fencing gold medallist. She is a charismatic fencer and has a lovable personality. Moon Ji Woong, played by Choi Hyun Wook is a social media star with a unique fashion sense. He wants to become Today’s Member on Cyworld, one of Korea’s most popular social media networks of the early 2000s. Lee Joo Myung will be seen playing the role of Ji Seung Wan. She is a class representative and school topper. Rebellious by nature, she is a part of the high school’s broadcasting club.


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