First script reading for JTBC drama series “Run On,” starring Im Si-Wan & Shin Se-Kyung, took place July, 2020 at JTBC Building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. Also attending the first script reading were Director Lee Jae-Hoon, screenwriter Park Min-Sook, Sooyoung, Kang Tae-Oh, Park Young-Gyu, Cha Hwa-Yeon, Lee Bong-Ryun, Ryu Abel, Yeon Je-Wook, Lee Jeong-Ha, Choi Jae-Hyun, Kim Dong-Young, and Kim Si-Eun. Director Lee Jae-Hoon stated during the first script reading “I will film all the actors and actresses sincerely and listen sincerely. I will do my best to make the actors, actresses, and staff think that we worked joyfully and with good people until the filming ended.”
“Run On” first airs December, 2020 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 PM time slot after “Private Lives.”).
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A love story between Ki Sun-Gyeom (Im Si-Wan) and Oh Mi-Joo (Shin Se-Kyung).
Ki Sun-Gyeom was once a popular sprinter for the national team. Due to a case, he quit the sport. He then begins to work as a sports agent. Meanwhile, Oh Mi-Joo writes subtitle translations for movies. She was thrilled when she first she her name as a translator during the end credits. She meets Ki Sun-Gyeom, who just quit being a sprinter. She feels they were destined to meet.
Seo Dan-A (Sooyoung) is the CEO of a sports agency. She is the only child of a man who runs the Seomyung Group. Because of her gender, she is pushed back on the list of potential successors to the Seomyung Group. She lives fiercely to take back what originally belonged to her. Lee Young-Hwa (Kang Tae-Oh) then appears in her life. He is a university student, majoring in art. He likes movies and croquis drawing.