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TVN DRAMA 2021

THE ROAD: THE TRAGEDY OF ONE

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Drama: The  Road: TheTragedy of One/The Birth of Tragedy/

Hangul: 로드: 1 비극

Genre:melodrama, mystery

Network: tvN

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Director: Kim No-Won

Writer:Yoon Hee-Jung

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Plot

 

“The Road: The Tragedy of 1” is a drama about the ugly desires and secrets of “Royal the Hill,” where only the top 1 percent of Korea reside, as well as guilt and salvation.

“The Road:Tragedy of One” is a mystery novel about a tragedy that occurs between two families when the detective main character ends up being the third party who provides an alibi to the police’s strongest suspect.

Notes

The drama is a Korean drama adaptation of Norizuki Rintaro’s novel “The Tragedy of One” (“Ichi no Higeki” in Japanese).

'Birth of Tragedy' is a dramatization of Rintaro Norizuki's novel'The Tragedy of 1', where a detective appears as a third party proving the most powerful suspect's alibi and traces the inner story of the tragedy between the two families.

 

Cast

 

Ji Jin Hee as Baek Soo-hyun

Yoon Se Ah as Seo Eun-su

Kim Hye Eun as Cha Seo-young

Cheon Ho-Jin as Seo Ki-tae

 

Character descriptions

 

Soo-Hyun Baek (Ji Jin Hee) is a trusted national anchor in the play. In Korea, his news is a journalist who is highly convinced that the truth is true, and he is praised and acclaimed. And behind that, there is a cold-blooded figure that mobilizes all means and methods to get what you want.

 

Seo Eun-soo (Yoon Se-ah) is the daughter of the chairman of the steelmaking group, who holds the political world in Korea, and  the wife of Baek Su-hyun. She is also a popular miniature writer, as a wily wife and a model mother, more desperate than anyone else to protect her precious family and daily life. She is the one who never loses her dignity, but she begins to be greatly shaken by the tragic events that take place before her eyes.

 

Cha Seo-young (Kim Hye Eun) is an announcer belonging to the news agency. Cha Seo-young, who is honest with her desires, is full of a desire to make everything as flashy as her gorgeous appearance. She also makes her to look forward to Kim Hye-eun's intense energy, who will always act as a hungry character, even though she has everything that others envy, including her job, academic background, specs, beauty, and perfect family.

 

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Ji Jin Hee In Talks For New Drama Based On Japanese Mystery Novel

Dec 21, 2020
by C. Hong
 

Ji Jin Hee might be making his return to the small screen!

On December 21, DongA.com reported that there was an upcoming Korean drama adaptation of Norizuki Rintaro’s novel “The Tragedy of One” (“Ichi no Higeki” in Japanese). “The Tragedy of One” is a mystery novel about a tragedy that occurs between two families when the detective main character ends up being the third party who provides an alibi to the police’s strongest suspect. The working title for the Korean drama adaptation is “Birth of a Tragedy.”

The drama is still in the early stages of development and casting is still ongoing. DongA.com reported that Ji Jin Hee was one of the actors in talks to play the male lead. Later, a source from his agency stated, “He has received a casting offer and is positively reviewing it.”

tvN is reported to be a strong candidate for the drama’s broadcasting rights. Ji Jin Hee previously starred in the tvN remake of the American show “Designated Survivor.” The actor was also confirmed earlier this year to be starring in a JTBC remake of the BBC drama “Undercover,” which will air sometime in 2021.

 

https://www.soompi.com/article/1444690wpp/ji-jin-hee-in-talks-for-new-drama-based-on-japanese-mystery-novel

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March 30 2021

Ji Jin-Hee, Yoon Se-Ah, & Kim Hye-Eun cast in tvN drama “The Road: Tragedy of One”

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Ji Jin-HeeYoon Se-Ah, & Kim Hye-Eun are cast in tvN drama series “The Road: Tragedy of One” (literal title). The drama series is set exclusive “Royal at the Hill,” where only the top 1%ers live. Ji Jin-Hee and Yoon Se-Ah will play a married couple. Kim Hye-Eun will play TV Announcer Cha Seo-Young.

“The Road: Tragedy of One” will first air sometime in the second half of this year.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A story of the secrets, desires, guilts and salvation of residents who live at “Royal the Hill,” a place where only the top 1 percenters live.

Baek Soo-Hyun (Ji Jin-Hee) is a popular and respected anchorman. He is known as a journalist with strong beliefs. When he states something on camera, viewers take his words as the truth. Yet, Baek Soo-Hyun has another side. He is cold-hearted. When he wants something, he gets it no matter what. He will use any and all means to get what he wants. He is married to Seo Eun-Soo (Yoon Se-Ah) and they have children.

Seo Eun-Soo is the daughter of the chairman of the Jegang Group and married to Anchorman Baek Soo-Hyun. Her father is powerful enough that he wields heavy influence in the political and economic worlds. Seo Eun-Soo is herself a popular miniature artist. She places priority on her family and she tries to never loses her dignity, but she encounters tragedy. Seo Eun-Soo attempts to protect her family.

Cha Seo-Young (Kim Hye-Eun) is an announcer for a broadcast station. She has everything, including a prestigious job, exemplary educational background, and a beautiful appearance, but she is rarely satisfied with what she has.

 

https://blog.asianwiki.com/korean-dramas/ji-jin-hee-yoon-se-ah-kim-hye-eun-cast-in-tvn-drama-the-road-tragedy-of-one

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Ji Jin Hee, Yoon Se Ah, And Kim Hye Eun Cast In New tvN Drama

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Mar 31, 2021
by C. Hong
 

Ji Jin Hee, Yoon Se Ah, and Kim Hye Eun have been cast in tvN’s new drama “The Road: Tragedy of One” (literal translation).

“The Road: Tragedy of One” is about the terrible ambitions, secrets, guilt, and salvation swirling around “Royal the Hills,” the place of residence for the top 1 percent of Korean society. Based on the Japanese mysterynovel “The Tragedy of One,” the drama had originally been titled “Birth of a Tragedy.”

The tragedy begins when a terrible incident disrupts the peace inside an elegant and exclusive sanctuary. All of the people get swept up in this incident, followed by unexpected twists and turns in their lives.

Ji Jin Hee has been cast as Baek Soo Hyun, a national news anchor who is trusted by the public. He is a journalist whose reports are taken as gospel truth and is a universally praised and respected figure. But on the other side, he’s a cold man who will not stick at any means or method to get what he wants.

Yoon Se Ah has been cast as Seo Eun Soo, the wife of Baek Soo Hyun, and the daughter of the chairman of Je Kang Group, who controls the political world of Korea. She is known as a wise and graceful wife and a popular artist of miniatures, as well as an ideal mother who will do anything to protect her precious life and family. Despite all her dignity, she will be greatly shaken by the tragic incident that takes place before her eyes.

Kim Hye Eun has been cast as Cha Seo Young, a newsroom announcer. She is honest about her ambitions and she desires to live an elegant and beautiful life that matches her beautiful looks. Even though she has the perfect job, the perfect grades, the perfect resumé, the perfect face, and even the perfect family, she always feels empty and wants more.

 

https://www.soompi.com/article/1461879wpp/ji-jin-hee-yoon-se-ah-and-kim-hye-eun-cast-in-new-tvn-drama

 

 

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Ji Jin-hee, Yoon Se-ah, Kim Hye-eun confirmed for new tvN drama

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Ji Jin-hee, Yoon Se-ah, Kim Hye-eun

Upcoming tvN drama The Road: 1st Tragedy has cast Ji Jin-hee (Designated Survivor: 60 Days, Undercover), Yoon Se-ah (SKY Castle, Snowdrop), and Kim Hye-eun (Graceful Friends). This drama is about the greed and secrets of a residential community where only the top 1% of society reside. Finding a conscience and redemption will be large arcs that the story pursues.

 

Ji Jin-hee plays the “Nation’s Anchorman” Baek Soo-hyun. He’s a very trusted news reporter, to the point where his words are taken as truth without question. However, not many people know that he’s actually a cold man who will use whatever means necessary to get what he wants.

On the other hand, Yoon Se-ah plays Ji Jin-hee’s wife, the daughter of an influential chaebol family that holds the political world tightly in their grasp. Her character is a popular miniature artist who is known for being a graceful wife and wise mother. She’s the key that holds their family together and protects their daily lives, but her unshakeable dignity begins breaking down at the tragic events that begin to unfold.

 

Finally, Kim Hye-eun plays a newsroom announcer as well. She’s true to her ambitions to live life as flamboyantly and extravagantly as she makes her life appear to be. Despite having a job, schooling, experience, and beauty that anyone would be envious of, she always feels empty and hungry for more.

 

https://www.dramabeans.com/2021/03/ji-jin-hee-yoon-se-ah-kim-hye-eun-confirmed-for-new-tvn-drama/

 

 

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I like the cast and the plot is similar with many dramas about very rich people. There is a mistery, a tragedy in the place of residence for the top 1 percent of Korean society, Kim Hye Eun`s character is like Cheon Seo Jin, Kim So yeon`s character in Penthouse but I really hope it is nothing like this crazy makjang drama. It is alright if we have makjang elements, but I hope it is not a telenovela, soap opera kind of writing, with over the top ridiculous things like Penthouse . If it is the same, I won`t watch at all. We`ll see.

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Actor Cheon Ho-jin appears in the drama'The Road: 1's Tragedy'.

 

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As a result of the Star News coverage on the 4th, Chun Ho-jin took on the role of the chairman of the chaebol in tvN's new drama'The Road: The Tragedy of 1'(hereinafter'The Road'. Seo Ki-tae, who will be played by Cheon Ho-jin, is the chairman of the Steelmaking Group, the father of Seo Eun-soo (played by Yoon Se-ah) and the father in law of Baek Su-hyun (played by Ji Jin-hee). Seo Ki-tae is one of the blacks of the political world, and has a self-righteous and arrogant personality. He is also a grim figure who never spends money on things that will not profit.

 

https://star.mt.co.kr/stview.php?no=2021040213433444655

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Kim Seong-soo  joined'The Road'.. Comeback to the home after 3 years

 

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Shim Seok-hoon, played by Kim Seong-soo in the play, is a homicide detective who was a childhood friend of Baek Soo-hyun (played by Ji Jin-hee). He has been disconnected for a long time, and then reunites through an incident, creating a sense of tension in the play.

 

https://star.mt.co.kr/stview.php?no=2021040814203640937&VNS&pDepth=news&pDepth1=issue&pDepth2=exclusive

 

 

 

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Joo Ye Eun confirmed cast for tvN drama The Road Tragedy of One and  she will act as a journalist.

 

 

 

 

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Actress Yoon Se-ah certified Kim Na-woon's coffee truck gift On the 12th of May, Se-ah Yoon posted a picture and a sentence on her SNS, saying, "Our head coach Nowon and Americano Jjyuuk~ ^^ Thank you, Naun unnie."

 

The published photo is a coffee truck certification shot that actor Na-Woon Kim presented to the filming site of tvN's new drama 'The Road: Tragedy of 1. Yoon Se-ah is delivering a warm atmosphere with director Kim No-won, who directed'The Road'.

 

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