BTS’ V Will Make His Acting Debut with His Government Name

Ben Cho, Feb. 29, 2016, 10:46 a.m.

BTS’ agency Big Hit Entertainment announced on February 29th that V would be making his debut in acting! He will be cast for the upcoming historical drama “Hwarang: The Beginning” on KBS 2TV. V will be making his acting debut under his government issued legal name, Kim Tae Hyung. The drama will be airing sometime in the second half of this year.


The drama takes place in the Silla dynasty days, and V will be playing the role of Han Sung, the grandson of Suk Hyun Jae who challenges the Sille imperial family. V’s character Han Sung is a man who is friendly and kin, and he attempts to find peace for the people. He isn’t about peace only however, as he shows his vengeful side when he attempts to spark a conflict between friends and family.


This will be V’s very first time acting since he first made his debut as a BTS member in 2013. The drama “Hwarang: The Beginning” will be about love, passion, adventure, and camaraderie between a group of elite young men living in the Silla dynasty. The drama genre is classified as a “Youth Historical Drama”.


Kim Tae-hyung also known as V is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy group Bangtan Boys. Taehyung joined Bangtan Boys in 2011, but he wasn't revealed to the public until 2013. On June 13, 2013, Taehyung made his debut as a member of Bangtan Boys on M! Countdown with the track "No More Dream" from their debut single album 2 Cool 4 Skool.

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