The main lineup for tvN’s new drama “Sparkling Watermelon” has been completed.
The tvN drama “Sparkling Watermelon” is a young fantasy drama in which a boy born to deaf parents crash-lands in an unfamiliar space and forms a band ‘Watermelon Sugar’ with young people.
Ryeoun plays Eun Gyeol, the only hearing person in a family of deaf people. Living a double life as a schoolboy by day and a band guitarist by night, Eun Gyeol seems calm, but he is a person full of passion for music on the inside.
Lee Chan, a hot-blooded man, will be played by Choi Hyun Wook. Lee Chan, who has Gen X sensibilities thanks to growing up with his college-aged brothers in his grandmother’s boarding house, is struggling to win the heart of Se Kyung.
The ‘Goddess of Art High School’ Se Kyung will be played by Seol In Ah. Se Kyung, the ‘Goddess of Seowon Arts High School,’ is an “icon of first love” character who has become a muse for everyone with her innocent beauty and elegant atmosphere.
shin eun su plays the cold and arrogant ice princess cheong ah. cheong ah, who is born deaf, dreams of a sparkling life, like frida kahlo who shouted ‘long live life’ even in the face of hardships.
“sparkling watermelon” is the story of young eun gyeol, lee chan, se kyung, and cheong ah, each with their own story, meeting and communicating through music, depicting the hottest moment in life. in addition, it is expected that popular songs of that time will appear as a medium to connect the hearts of the characters, arousing viewers’ nostalgia. the production team said, “we hope that “sparkling watermelon” will become a drama that can empathize with and communicate with the youth of the past, present, and future.”