NCT’s Doyoung is starring in a TV drama and it’s being released today. Here’s everything you need to know about Cafe Midnight.

Three months ago, it was revealed that NCT’s Doyoung would be starring in a TV drama. On November 2nd 2020, SM Entertainment said:

“Doyoung will be taking on his first acting role as Son Ji Woo in the time and space transcending fantasy drama ‘Midnight Café’ season three ‘Sanbok Sanbok Stalker,’ which will portray the growth and therapeutic story of an 18-year-old high school student who can see the future.”

Now, the wait finally over as Doyoung’s drama is being released today (February 19th).

What is Cafe Midnight? And what role does Doyoung play? If you’re thinking of giving it a watch, here are all the details.

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What is ‘Cafe Midnight’?

Cafe Midnight is a South Korean drama that first aired in 2020. It’s set in a mysterious cafe on a mountainside road that doesn’t appear on a map, and it transcends both time and space.

The drama’s third season, titled Cafe Midnight Season 3: The Curious Stalker is being released today (February 19th 2021) and tells the story of a high school student who unexpectedly sees into the future while searching for his mother.

Doyoung didn’t appear in the first two seasons and is joining the cast as the lead character in Season 3.

Doyoung’s role explored

Doyoung plays the lead character of Season 3, Son Ji Woo.

Son Ji Woo is a perfect high school student, with good grades and an attractive appearance, who is caught in a whirlwind of emotions when his mother begins to lose her memory.

She loses her memory of him, and he must mature very quickly whilst dealing with floods of confusing emotions.

At the same time, he discovers the mountainside cafe and realises he can see into the future, and also begins to develop feelings for a female friend.

How to watch ‘Cafe Midnight’ Season 3

  • Cafe Midnight will premiere at 1am KST on Friday, February 19th.

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