There are things students do that are outside of academics. And some of them can cost lives.

 

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That’s what we expect to see on the upcoming Netflix Original, Extracurriculars, premiering on the 29th of April- a bunch of high school students messing up and suffering fatal consequences. We know we’ve encountered a similar plot at some point before, but do we still want another one? Hell, yeah!

 

We want it!

 

As irrational, hormone-driven high school students, some of us might have done some mistakes that still haunt us up to this day. We were young. We were reckless. We had a shared interest in mischief. That probably explains why during those four wild years of our lives, we loved watching films about teenagers getting murdered or starting a bloodbath at the campus. We liked empathizing with those bloodthirsty characters because they were the closest thing we got to experiencing the adventures of our young fantasies.

 

Extracurricular

 

A brainchild of veteran director Kim Jin-min (Lawless Lawyer, The Time Between Dog and Wolf, and Marriage Contract) and new aspiring writer Jin Han-sae, Extracurricular tells the story of a group of high school students who become entangled in crime and suffer the life-threatening drama that ensues.

 

An “offbeat, intense drama,” Extracurricular features a pool of young and talented actors led by A-Teen’s Kim Dong-hee, who plays the role of Jisoo. Jung Da-bin, a well-known Korean child actor, takes on the role of ‘mean girl’ Minhee, while a freshly discovered talent Park Ju-hyun plays Jisoo’s accomplice Gyuri. Nam Yoon-su, who has appeared in different web dramas, has been cast as the school-bully Kitae.

 

We’re thrilled!

 

From what we could gather on the series’ tagline, ‘Some Mistakes Cannot Be Erased’, we may start bracing ourselves as early as now for an extra-suspenseful ride of thrill and teenage drama.

 

Are you excited about this Korean series on Netflix?

 

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