By Maritess Garcia Reyes
June 28, 2021
Netflix’s latest collection ‘Nonetheless’ has been stirring curiosity on how the partially rated 19+ story will pan out all through its ten episodes. As we await how the plot will progress, let’s get to know the actor with that seductive butterfly tattoo
Nevertheless, is among the extremely anticipated Korean dramas of the yr owing to its attention-grabbing “friends-with-benefits” theme and the brand new love staff behind it. Starring South Korean actor Song Kang who confirmed his versatile performing expertise within the profitable two-season Netflix unique Love Alarm, the inspiring tvN drama Navillera and the apocalyptic horror collection Sweet Home, and actress Han So-hee who was nominated finally yr’s Baeksang Arts Awards as Greatest New Actress for her fierce function as “the opposite lady” in World of the Married, the brand new ten-episode collection guarantees a roller-coaster of feelings which can be positive to make viewers glued to their seats.
On this collection, anticipate to see a extra mature Track Kang, a far cry from his good-looking, prosperous teenage scholar function in Love Alarm, and his 23-year-old ballerino stint in Navillera.
The primary episode of Nonetheless, reveals a flirty artwork college scholar who’s variety and pleasant to everybody however would moderately haven’t any strings hooked up to anybody. “[The character] Jae-on doesn’t actually say how he actually feels so I assumed it was form of troublesome to painting his feelings, in addition to the traces. His anger, disappointment, happiness isn’t proven by way of him, so I put lots of thought into it and talked to director Kim so much to drag it off,” says Track Kang within the press convention for Neveretheless,.
Whereas his character in Nonetheless, will make you query if he’s value a spot in your coronary heart or not, his real-life journey may make you assume twice. Listed here are some enjoyable info concerning the unofficial “son of Netlfix” and Korea’s subsequent huge main man:
Just some days in the past, South Korean tv community JBTC introduced the forged of its upcoming drama, Merciless Story of Workplace Romance (alternate title: Meteorological Administration Individuals: Workplace Romance Cruelty) which incorporates Track Kang, Park Min-young (What’s Fallacious with Secretary Kim; Bear in mind; When the Climate is High-quality), Yura of Ok-pop group Lady’s Day and Yoon Park (Birthplace Middle; Howdy My Twenties!). The collection will likely be directed by Cha Younger-hoon, the person behind 56th Beaksang Arts Awards Grand Prize for Tv winner, When the Camellia Blooms.
Track Kang will play the function of Lee Si-woo, a free-spirited man who all the time thinks out of the field and has a formidable IQ of 150. Filming will start summer time of 2021 and the collection is anticipated to air subsequent yr.
In accordance with Zula, it was reported that Track Kang needed to outdo 900 aspiring actors who auditioned for the function of Hwang Solar-oh within the two-season Netflix unique, Love Alarm. The drama’s director, Lee Na-jung shared in an interview with Hype Malaysia that Track Kang was chosen for the function for his “harmless and nostalgic aura”. It was the identical director who beneficial the actor to Lee Eung-bok, Candy Dwelling‘s director.
In 2018, Track Kang hosted Inkigayo, a music chart present on SBS broadcasting community the place he received to satisfy and speak with many idol teams, of which, he admits to being a fan of phenomenal South Korean group BTS in an interview with SPOTV saying his “coronary heart particularly fluttered” with them and he “fell in love with their stage [production]”. And who would not?
It was additionally reported that BTS‘s Jin is Track Kang’s senior at Konkuk College’s Division of Movie Arts.
Webtoon-inspired Netflix unique Korean collection, Candy Dwelling splurged a whopping estimated price range of 30 billion Korean received (PHP1.3 billion) for its manufacturing that features spectacular particular results and computer-generated pictures (CGI). And whereas Track Kang did not have an thought of how hefty the manufacturing price range was for the collection when he accepted the provide, he mentioned he “out of the blue felt lots of stress” when he learnt about it. He then labored on his toes to offer the present his finest and the justice it deserves.
Dedicated to honing his performing expertise, Track Kang reportedly turned down a possibility for him to change into an idol earlier than his debut as an actor. His old flame is clear: performing. His perseverance, afterward, landed him his first supporting function within the 2017 romantic comedy tv collection The Liar and His Lover, a drama based mostly on the favored Japanese manga Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru by Kotomi Aoki.
When requested who’re his function fashions within the business, he cites Leonardo di Caprio in Titanic, a 1997 American epic romance and catastrophe movie directed by James Cameron, as his first inspiration. He additionally appears as much as his co-star Jung Kyung-ho (Hospital Playlist).
Together with his ardour for performing, Track Kang will do the very best he can for a task. Within the 2021 South Korean tv collection Navillera, which follows the story of a 70-year-old retired mailman (Park In-hwan) making an attempt to be taught ballet and dance Swan Lake regardless of his deteriorating Alzheimer’s situation, Track Kang needed to be taught ballet for about six months in preparation for his function as Lee Chae-rok, a ballet dancer who struggles financially and works part-time at a café.
“Chae-rok is somebody who’s dangerous at expressing himself. He began ballet at a later age than most individuals, however he has lots of expertise. He loses his method after his goals collide with actuality, however he meets Duk-choo and slowly begins to mature. I had lots of considerations about taking up the function of a ballerino. It was necessary to concentrate to the general traces of the physique. I watched lots of movies and thought so much about the way to specific these traces intimately,” he says in a press convention. “I learnt ballet for about 5 to 6 months. Somewhat than any high-level or skilled expertise, I targeted on traces and particulars. I’m an actor and I like seeing my physique change, so I had enjoyable doing it.”
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