This year turns out to be the breakout spotlight for many rising acting talents.
The breakout actors that are storming the Korean entertainment industry feature Byun Yo Han from the hit drama ‘Misaeng‘, Yoon Kyun Sang from ‘Pinocchio‘, Nam Joo Hyuk from ‘Surplus Princess‘, Ji Soo from ‘Angry Mom‘, Park Bo Geum from ‘Tomorrow’s Cantabile‘ and Nam Ji Hyun from ‘What’s with the Family‘.
Each of them come to the spotlight receiving recognition for their outstanding acting performance, stealing the scenes of their respective dramas despite having just a supporting role. Their rising star status is confirmed by the big publicity magazine spreads on them and each landing leading roles in major dramas or movies.
The adored funny rookie intern from ‘Misaeng’ Byun You Han landed two big lead roles (which he is rocking) for movie ‘Socialphobia‘ and drama ‘Ex-Girlfriend Club‘. The cute puppy in love from ‘Surplus Princess’ Nam Joo Hyuk has his first leading role in ‘Who Are You: School 2015‘ and is getting solid reviews. The beloved hyung from ‘Pinocchio’ Yoon Kyun Sang got two high profile drama roles one after the other for two big SBS dramas ‘The Time I Loved You, 7000 Days‘ and ‘Six Dragons Flying‘. Park Bo Geum stars in recently released movie ‘Coin Locker Girl’ and was just confirmed as the male lead of ‘Answer Me 1988‘. Stealing the viewers hearts as the loyal and adorable Bok Dong in drama ‘Angry Mom’ Ji Soo received such a high responce strainght at the the beginning of the drama that he was courted as the lead in upcoming movie ‘Glory Days’.
I can’t wait to keep seeing more of this actors in the days to come.