"Racket Boys" Put on Hold, Supporting Actor Gets COVID-19

Filming was suspended due to a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the filming site of SBS' Monday-Tuesday drama "Racket Boys".

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On the 19th, official statement from "Racket Boys" said, "A supporting cast participated in the shooting of "Racket Boys" on the 16th, and was confirmed on the 18th after receiving a COVID-19 test on the 17th as an asymptomatic case".

"We immediately canceled the filming after recognizing the fact, and all the actors, agency officials and other staff members are undergoing COVID-19 inspection".

"If all the cast and staff are confirmed to be negative-confirmed, we will resume filming afterwards in accordance with the quarantine authorities' instructions", it added.

Meanwhile, "Racket Boys tells the story of 16-year-old boys and girls from Haenam Middle School, growing up dreaming of becoming idols in the badminton world in a far away rural area. Actors Kim Sang-kyung, Oh Na-ra, Tang Joon-sang, Son Sang-yeon, Choi Hyun-wook, Kim Kang-hoon, Lee Jae-in, Lee Ji-won-I, and Kim Min-ki-I are starring in it.