Hwarang The Beginning cast member V admitted that he is worried about his acting debut. However, he shared how other members of BTS have been very supportive of him.
Also known as Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth, the new series will be the boyband singer?s first K-drama. It will premiere tomorrow, December 19, at KBS 2.
Excited and worried
In a media event for Hwarang, V of BTS confessed that he could not control his nerves while filming. The initial shooting days proved to be difficult since he was both excited and worried.
“I was really nervous before filming,” he said as per Soompi.
Luckily for the 21-year-old, other Hwarang cast members and production personnel helped him adjust. ?Everyone took great care of me during the script read-through and filming,? V narrated. According to the pop star, this is why his worries eventually went away.
BTS members on Hwarang The Beginning
Also known as Kim Taehyung, V revealed that filming for the historical drama overlapped with BTS? tour. Juggling his schedule supposedly caused him to miss several rehearsals and group commitments.
However, members of BTS have reportedly been nothing but supportive with his decision to try acting. ?Their unending support has given me strength,? V said. He added that some of his colleagues even gave him tips on how to act more effectively.
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Cute and playfully adorable
V?s role in Hwarang is that of a bright and innocent man named Hong Han Sung. Moreover, he is the youngest of all the Hwarang warriors.
Producing-director Yoon Seong Sik explained why he chose the singer for the special role.
“I fell for [V] at first glance during our first meeting,” the showrunner said. “He looks so cute and he’s playfully adorable.?
Seong Sik also admitted to worrying about V?s lack of acting experience. The fact that the show is a historical drama has inevitably raised expectations of Hallyu fans worldwide.
It was after the script read-through that he saw how the ?Save Me? singer can be trained.
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