New Drama ‘Racket Boys’ Goes All Out on Their Badminton Dreams and Aspirations

Racket Boys is set to deliver a heartwarming and humorous story about a ragtag middle school badminton team. This comical series focuses on the young athletes’ dreams and aspirations.

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Yoon Hae-kang (Tang Jun-sang) is a competitive baseball player forced to move to the countryside, when his father gets a new job as a coach tasked with reviving a badminton team that’s on the brink of extinction. He struggles to adjust to rural life as well as playing badminton.

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Hae-kang is joined by a motley crew of other players with distinct characteristics. There’s the youngest team member Lee Yong-tae (Kim Kang-hoon) who talks a lot and is always in front of a computer. Bang Yoon-dam (Son Sang-yeon) is glued to his phone and is also an attention seeker. Meanwhile, Na Woo-chan (Choi Hyun-wook) is into hip hop, fashion, and is also quite kind-hearted.

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In addition to the four boys, there are Han Se-yoon (Lee Jae-in) and Lee Han-sol (Lee Ji-won) who are aces at their girls’ middle school.

Rounding out the players are coaches Yoon Hyeon-jong (Kim Sang-kyung) and Ra Yeong-ja (Oh Na-ra) who were star badminton players themselves.

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There will be plenty of hilarious and touching moments to enjoy when the small-town misfits pursue their big badminton dreams.

Racket Boys premieres on 31 May, 10:50PM (SGT) with new episodes every Monday and Tuesday, on Netflix.

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[K-MOVIE] Opening In Singapore Cinemas 12 April – ‘THE PRINCESS AND THE MATCHMAKER’

A cheerful and heartwarming film starring Shim Eun-kyung, Lee Seung-gi, Kim Sang-kyung and more, THE PRINCESS AND THE MATCHMAKER will screen in Singapore cinemas from 12 April 2018. Not your typical historical drama, the film is based on a subject that most, if not all Koreans will be able to identify with.

Produced by the team of THE FACE READER (2013) and TRAIN TO BUSAN (2016), audience can look forward to an intriguing plot enriched by elements of romance and comedy, as well as great chemistry among the cast members.

Movie Synopsis:

In the wake of prolonged famine, the palace arranges Princess Songhwa’s (Shim Eun-kyung) marriage in order to correct the misfortune. A renowned diviner, Seo Doyoon (Lee Seung-gi), is brought in to find the perfect husband that will have the best marital harmony with the princess. Among candidates from all over the country, 4 prospective husbands with different fate signs are shortlisted.

However, the princess who refuses to accept that her life partner will be chosen solely based on fortune reading, decides to meet the candidates before the final decision is made. She steals the candidates’ birth information and sneaks out of the palace. Doyoon finds out about this later, and follows after her.

Genre: Period, Romance, Comedy
Cast: Shim Eun-kyung, Lee Seung-gi, Kim Sang-kyung, Yeon Woo-jin, Kang Min-hyuk, Choi Woo-shik, Jo Bok-lae
Directed by: Hong Chang-pyo
Run Time: 110 mins
Singapore Release Date: 12 April 2018

Check out the official movie trailer above and stay tuned to our Instagram to find out how you can WIN tickets to the film’s sneak preview!