Everything To Know About Kdrama “Into The Ring” Starring Nana And Park Sung Hoon

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Nana and Park Sung Hoon are coming back together once again this time for a political romance comedy drama “Into The Ring”. We would be able to see their chemistry yet once again after the actors acted together in the KBS2 revenge drama “Justice”. But how much do you know about their new drama?

Let’s discover one by one about the drama in detail.

“Into The Ring” is a KBS2 original drama series that stars Nana and Park Sung Hoon in the main cast.

Other Names

Memorial / The Ballot

Synopsis

“Into The Ring” will tell a romance story between Goo Se Ra (Nana) and Seo Gong Myung (Park Sung Hoon). Goo Se Ra is a confident girl despite her poor background. She did many part time jobs and is famous in her office for filing complaints. Seo Gong Myung is a civil servant with a strict personality. He doesn’t want to be friends with anyone and no one likes him in his office. His life changes after he meets Goo Se Ra.

Genre

“Into The Ring” turns out to be Romance Comedy drama centered around an Office with a Political twist.

Cast & Characters

The drama will have Nana, Park Sung Hoon, Yoo Da In, Han Joon Woo and Ahn Nae Sang in the main cast. While Ahn Kil Kang, Jang Hye Jin, Kim Mi Soo, Shin Do Hyun, Choi Go, Lee Seo Hwan, Seo Jin Won, Han Dong Gyu, Lee Chang Jik, Yoon Joo Sang, Oh Dong Min, Yoo Sung Joo, Bae Hae Seon, Park Sung Geun and many more will be in the supporting cast.

  • Nana will be playing the role of a confident girl Goo Se Ra who has been complaining to the district office for the past 15 years. She wish to grab the District People’s Council job to better her life after she heard that it pays 50 million won for a mere 90 working days.
  • Park Sung Hoon will be playing the role of Seo Gong Myung who is a civil servant with strict personality. He rarely talks to anyone and is given the nickname of ‘Great Lucifer’. On interviewing for the four-month assistant part-time job he meets his enemy Goo Se Ra.
  • Yoo Da In will be playing the role of a beautiful lawyer Yoon Hee Soo. She has a perfect background and decides to join the District People’s Council. But Goo Se Ra gets in her way.
  • Han Joon Woo will be playing the role of Kim Min Jae, Goo Se Ra’s ex-boyfriend. He works as Jo Maeng Deok’s chief secretary and closest adviser. He dated Goo Se Ra for 9 years but breaks up with her in order to fulfill his dream of becoming a young politician.
  • Kim Mi Soo, Shin Do Hyun and Choi Go will be playing the roles of Kwon Woo Young, Jang Han Bi and Kim Ja Ryong respectively. They all are Goo Se Ra’s friends.
  • Ahn Kil Kang and Jang Hye Jin will be playing the role of Goo Se Ra’s father and mother, Goo Young Tae and Kim Sam Sook respectively.
  • Ahn Nae Sang, Seo Jin Won, Han Dong Kyu and Lee Chang Jik will be playing the role of Jo Maeng Deok, Sim Jang Yang, Jang Ha Woon and Shi Dan Kyu respectively. They all are the council members of the Jo Maeng Deok’s Group.
  • Bae Hae Sun and Lee Seo Hwan will be playing the role of Won So Jung and Heo Deok Goo respectively. They are the public official at the Won So Jung’s Group.
  • Park Mi Hyun and Shin Joo Hyup will be playing the of Son Eun Sil and Oh Byeong Min respectively. They both are the election candidates.

Special Appearances

not yet!

Releasing Date

“Into The Ring” will be releasing on 1 July, 2020 on KBS2 TV at 21:30 (KST) time slot on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Episodes

Kdrama “Into The Ring” is expected to have a total of 32 episodes (30 minutes each). 2 episodes will be shown back to back.


Also See : Everything To Know About Kdrama “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” Starring Kim Soo Hyun And Seo Ye Ji


Facts

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  • “Into The Ring” is the second Korean drama where Nana and Park Sung Hoon worked together. Earlier both starred in “Justice”.
  • Singer / Actress Nana earlier starred in a KBS2’s crime investigation Korean drama “Justice” alongside actors Choi Jin Hyuk, Son Hyun Joo and Park Sung Hoon. It ended at an average rating of 5.2% Nationwide according to AGB Nielsen Korea.
  • Actor Park Sung Hoon earlier starred in tvN’s crime investigation Korean drama “Psychopath Diary” alongside actors Yoon Shi Yoon and Jung In Sun. It ended at an average rating of 2.150% Nationwide according to AGB Nielsen Korea.
  • Actress Yoon Da In earlier did supporting role in the action crime Korean drama “Sketch”.
  • Kdrama “Into The Ring” is Han Joon Woo’s first drama as main lead. Earlier he did supporting role in romance Korean drama “Be Melodramatic” and did side roles in dramas like “Hyena” and “My Unfamiliar Family”.
  • The drama comes from the PD Hwang Seung Gi who earlier directed a romance comedy Korean drama “Radio Romance” and a few drama specials.

Available Online?

“Into The Ring” will be available to watch online on Viki.

It is not yet available on Netflix.

What To Expect?

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During the filming and behind the scenes the main cast of “Into the Ring” including Nana and Park Sung Hoon have given the insight about the drama and their characters time to time.

Park Sung Hoon describes his character Seo Gong Myung whose personality has been developed by books since he was young. He seems to be prickly, blunt and clumsy on the outside due to his defense mechanism kind of personality. He further added that if we look inside, he is of soft-hearted and tender personality.

In another interview Park Sung Hoon told about the drama as they are telling stories about how people live and also told that there are some topics in the drama that viewers will find cute and laugh lightly along with some heart touching scenes as well.

In an interview Nana described her character Goo Se Ra as a person who has nothing in life including money, qualification and has a poor family yet her slyness and bluffing is the best. She further added that the character of Goo Se Ra is honest who cannot see injustice and speaks for it fearlessly. Due to her nature she gains and loses a lot in life.

In another interview Nana describes the drama “Into The Ring” as a realistic drama with stories of everyday people shown in a warm way. She further added that during her filming she felt entertained and touched by the small stories that viewers can expect to see and enjoy as well in the drama.

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