A Korean drama series entitled „Romantic Hacker“ will be broadcast online in October in South Korea. It focuses on themes related to cryptomonies and blockchain technology and is linked to a romantic story. The series is scheduled to be filmed in August.
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According to Sports Donga, K-pop star Kwon Hyun-bin will appear in the series as the male lead, „Jaemin“.
The story follows the hacking of a cryptoexchange platform called „Jeju International Crypto Exchange. Jaemin will fight a gang of highly skilled hackers who try to steal the money from the exchange.
Although the talent agency in charge of hiring the Bitcoin Trader actors and actresses for the series declared that it will be an „action-comedy“ story based on crypto, the media believes that the story could have a romantic touch because of the title.
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Romantic Hacker is the first series of K-drama, or Korean drama, with this theme to be broadcast in South Korea. By hiring Kwon, it is believed that the series hopes to attract a huge young fan base.
The star is also known to be a model and actor. His filmography indicates that he has starred in three television series, including Netflix’s „Part-Time Idol,“ and most recently JTBC’s „Don’t Let Go of Your Mind.
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According to a synopsis published by the series‘ official website, the story revolves around the mystery of Bitcoin’s creation. It is set in 2009; the year Bitcoin (BTC) was invented.