NCT Jaehyun RETURNS to Acting; aespa to PERFORM at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

NCT Jaehyun RETURNS to Acting; aespa to PERFORM at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

SM artists have been making headlines as aespa are scheduled to perform at the massive Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and NCT Jaehyun returns to acting in new starring role.

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aespa to perform at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

aespa make history as the first K-pop girl group to perform at the massive Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Their first overseas performance ever, the upcoming stage will be historic both for the group and for the spread of K-pop.

While aespa and the parade have yet to release a setlist, fans expect that the group will be performing their world-famous hits “Black Mamba,” “Next Level,” and “Savage.”

aespa
Image: @aespa_official (IG)

aespa, STEM, and Parade DETAILS

The first K-Pop artist to perform at the event was fellow SM group NCT 127, who attended the 2019 parade. aespa will be performing on Olay’s “Her Future is STEM-sational” float, promoting women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematic industries and fields.

  • This theme perfectly reflects aespa’s sci-fi tech-inspired concept.
aespa
Image: @aespa_official (IG)

Event details:

  • When: 25th of November
  • Where: Manhattan to Macy’s Herald Square
  • Time: 9 AM to 12 PM EST
  • TV: NBC and Telemundo
  • Stream: Peacock

“It’s back, and we’re excited to bring it back to the street of New York City in its full form, in the way that audiences have grown to know and love us. It’s goin to be a celebration of spectacle, a celebration of performance, a celebration of culture, a celebration of love. It’s going to be a really exciting day, and we’re really just elated to have the opportunity to bring it back in its true form.”

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade executive producer Will Coss about the upcoming 2021 parade.
Image: @aespa_official (IG)

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NCT Jaehyun RETURNS to Acting

To the great delight of NCTzens around the globe, SM Entertainment has confirmed the return of NCT 127’s Jaehyun to the screen.

On the 2nd of November, SM Entertainment announced that NCT’s Jaehyun will star in the highly-anticipated upcoming remake of the classic movie “Bungee Jumping of Their Own.”

Bungee Jumping On Their Own

Co-starring Lee Hyun-woo, the upcoming series will be directed by Kim Dae-Seung and produced by Choi Nak-Kwon (the producer of the original release).

The original film, starring Lee Byung Hun, Lee Eunjoo, and Yeo Hyun Soo, was well acclaimed, winning several Baeksang Arts Awards and Blue Dragon Film. Furthermore, Jaehyun will play the role that earned Yeo Hyun Soo his first Baeksang award as the Best New Actor in 2001.

NCT Jaehyun Returns to Acting
Image: @nct127 (IG)
Jaehyun promotional poster for NCT 127’s most recent album release

Plot

The plot follows a high school teacher named Seo In-woo (to be played by Lee Hyun-woo) who grieves the disappearance of his beloved first love, In Tae-hee. Seventeen years later, he meets a male student, Im Hyun-bin (to be played by Jaehyun), who strongly resembles his girlfriend in behavior and personality.

Bungee Jumping On Their Own Details:
  • Network: Kakao TV
  • No. of episodes: 16
  • Predicted Release date: mid-2022

In response to the announcement, fans have complemented Jaehyun’s willingness to portray complex characters and carry a heavy emotional plot.

NCT Jaehyun Returns to Acting
Image: @nct127 (IG)
Jaehyun promotional poster for NCT 127’s most recent album release

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