K-Drama Sneak Peek: SF9’s Rowoon & Kim Hye Yoon For MBC’s Youth Romance Series “Extraordinary You”

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A one-of-a-kind campus romance treat is coming in your way on MBC’s Extraordinary You.

Hyping up the latest youth romance series, a string of interesting drama teasers have been unveiled by the network in the last few weeks.

Extraordinary You

The Main Plot

Conveniently framed to highlight the best part of youth romance series, Extraordinary You aims to present lively characters and connections that will strengthen the story.

Based on well-loved webtoon July Found By Chance (2018) by Moo Ryoo, the television adaptation spins the story of high school students, who stumble on the truth that they are manhwa characters. From there, they journey to defy the plot set by the creator of the fictional world.

Young Love Stories

Suiting up as the female lead of Extraordinary You is rising actress Kim Hye Yoon. She portrays Eun Dan Oh, a high school girl born from a rich family but suffers from a congenital heart disease. One day, she realizes something strange happening in her life. soon after, she realizes that she is a character living in a fictional world.

From there, she decides to find her true life and love. In the process of doing that, she meets Extra No. 13 portrayed by SF9 member Kim Rowoon. Inevitably they develop mutual fondness for each other.

Drawing attention, the images released for the main love pairing drive excitement for heart-fluttering moments expected for school romance themed drama.

Another pairing to anticipate for is that of Joo Da and Nam Joo’s characters, to be portrayed by Lee Na Eun and Jung Gun Joo. Their rich-boy-poor-girl love story may sound cliché, but the meaningful glances captured for their characters reflect a beautiful love journey for the two.

The Main Characters

Powered by a young talented cast, Kim Hye Yoon, Kim Rowoon and Lee Jae Wook make the main leads of Extraordinary You.

Taking the background of a cartoon world, the supporting male leads are expected to make the ladies swoon with their various charms. In a prestigious high school, four high school boys are known for their blindingly handsome visuals and fighting skills. Wherever they go, they command attention.

Bae Kyung (Lee Jae Wook), who is usually cold toward Eun Dan Oh, will eventually succumb to a war of nerves with Extra #13.

Meanwhile, Lee Do Hwa (Jung Gun Joo) hides his inner pain by presenting a bright and mischievous facade. The school’s top fighter Oh Nam Joo (Kim Young Dae) leads the dream boy trio. However, hints of love triangle will erupt when Do Hwa develops a liking with Joo Da, who is also special to Nam Joo.

Completing the amazing four male muses is Jin Min Chae (Lee Tae Ri), an unidentified character who knows the secrets of the manhwa world the students are living in.

The Creative Team

Extraordinary You will be directed by Kim Sang Hyup of Dong Yi, 7th Grade Civil Servant and The King Loves fame. It is slated for October 2 premiere via MBC.

Sources: iMBC 1, 2, 3

Image Credit: MBC


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