Song Joong-ki runs for MBC special drama
Adoooorable actor Song Joong-ki (OB-GYN, Triple) has been cast as the lead in a special 4-episode MBC drama, called Running Shirt (working title).
According to Song’s management, Sidus HQ, he will play a bright and cheerful marathon runner in the “bright sports youth drama.” His character Dae-gu was born in 1988, the year Seoul hosted the Olympic Games, and had to give up sports because of a painful past. However, he discovers a passion for running and begins running marathons. The title represents the spirit of young people “who face the harsh world wearing only a running shirt and throw one’s body full-speed ahead.”
Song Joong-ki said, “As soon as I started the script, I read it all in one sitting without stopping. It was that fun and touching. I felt really moved at Dae-gu as he heads toward his dream of running marathons, and the loyalty and passion of those around him.”
The special drama will begin filming in early April and will air on MBC in June.
Via Star News
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