“Romantic Hacker,” the South Korean crypto-themed TV series, is set to air online in October, focuses on crypto and blockchain-related topics, and is a romantic story.
It has been reported by Sports Donga that the K-pop star Kwon Hyun-bin will be featured in the series as the male lead “Jaemin.”
However, the story follows the hack of a crypto trading platform called “Jeju International Crypto Exchange,” as Jaemin will fight a gang of highly skilled hackers that attempt to steal the money from the exchange.
Although the talent agency in charge of hiring actors and actresses for the series stated that it will be “an action-comedy” story based on cryptocurrency, media outlets believe that the story could have a romantic touch due to the K-drama’s title.
Romantic Hacker is the first crypto-themed K-drama series to be aired in South Korea. By hiring Kwon, it is believed that the show hopes to attract a massive young fan base.
Similarly, Kwon Hyun-bin is also well-known for being a model and an actor. His filmography indicates he has starred in three TV series, including Netflix’s “Part-Time Idol,” and most recently in JTBC’s “Don’t Let Go of Your Mind.”
Thus, the story revolves around the mystery of Bitcoin’s creation. It is set in 2009; the year Bitcoin (BTC) was invented, according to a synopsis published by the series’ official website.