“Twenty Years Old” is off to a promising start!
The upcoming drama depicting a secret romance between a top star and an ordinary citizen has gained interest for being BEAST member Lee Ki Kwang‘s first lead role in a romantic drama, and it has now sold its publishing rights to a Vietnamese cable channel “Yan TV.” Not only have Vietnamese channels shown their interest, but the drama has received many love calls from other foreign countries and South East Asia in particular, and additional overseas sales are being discussed.
“Twenty Years Old” is a previously unseen love story between top idol BEAST’s Lee Ki Kwang and ordinary girl Hye Rim (Lee Da In), who reunite when they have turned twenty and start their secret relationship. The drama will be revealed first through mobile and online services, followed by TV broadcasting.
Seo Jung Ho Team Leader of CJ E&M‘s Contents Foreign Affairs Team commented, “‘Twenty Years Old’ has proven to be a success among domestic fans by becoming the fastest act to reach the number one spot on Kakaopage‘s popularity list. We expect the fresh format and the story fit for anyone from teens to twenties to be received well also by fans overseas.”
The four-episode drama revealed its first two episodes through Kakaopage and YouTube on December 19, and the next two episodes were revealed through Kakaopage on December 23 and 26. The drama will air on TV starting from January 6.