Is Coupang Play’s highly-anticipated series “Boyhood” similar to the movie “Hot Young Bloods”?

Director Lee Myung-woo of “Boyhood” highlighted the variations with the movie “Scorching Younger Bloods”

On Nov twentieth, the press convention for Coupang Play’s authentic sequence “Boyhood” befell at Josun Palace Lodge in Gangnam-gu, Seoul. Director Lee Myung-woo and actors Im Si-wan, Lee Solar-bin, Lee Si-woo and Kang Hye-won attended the occasion and shared numerous tales.


Set within the backdrop of the mid-to-late Nineteen Eighties, “Boyhood” tells the story of scholars at an agricultural highschool in Chungcheong Province. It’s the newest work by director Lee Myung-woo, who created quite a few well-liked works such because the dramas “The Fiery Priest”, “Backstreet Rookie” and Coupang Play’s sequence “One Bizarre Day”.

On today, Director Lee Myung-woo acknowledged the opinion that “Boyhood” is analogous in theme to the movie “Scorching Younger Bloods” (2014) and mentioned, “I keep in mind watching the film ‘Scorching Younger Bloods’ when it was launched. There are widespread denominators in that each are set in Chungcheong Province and have a retro vibe.

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Nonetheless, he drew a line, “Whereas making this drama sequence, we didn’t actually take into consideration differentiating it. The purpose we aimed for was completely different.”

What was the main target? Director Lee defined, “We targeted on why it was set in Chungcheong Province. It’s true that there’s a typical denominator within the historic background, however we tried to make it nice and fairy-tale, encompassing boys or women dwelling within the current, in addition to older generations who lived in that period.

In the meantime, “Boyhood” will likely be accessible each Friday at 8 PM on Coupang Play, beginning with the discharge of episodes 1 and a couple of on Nov twenty fourth.

Supply: Wikitree

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