Park Seo Joon Lead the Industry Insider Casting Number 1 Choice of Male Lead, Followed by Gong Yoo and then Hyun Bin

The competition to be the most sought after K-actor in casting calls is intense and this week K-ent industry insiders shared their view in an article on which actors are currently the most coveted among industry casting agents. Casting agents and production directors were asked which actor in 2021 currently is their #1 choice when it comes time to cast a project. Six votes went to Park Seo Joon in first place, followed by Gong Yoo with 5 votes, and then Hyun Bin got 4 votes. Rounding out the top 5 are Kim Soo Hyun and Kang Ha Neul who each got 3 votes each. So this group of 5 clearly dominates what industry folks with casting decision authority would like to land and that aligns with knowing how popular and/or critically acclaimed each is with not just hit dramas and movies but also winning as well as getting nominations for Best Actor awards in recent years. Other K-actors who got 1 vote including Song Joong Ki, Joo Ji Hoon, Ji Chang Wook, Jung Woo Sung, Jo Seung Woo, Park Jung Min, Jung Kyung Ho, Ryu Jun Yeol, Jang Ki Yong, and Song Kang.

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IU, Kim Yuna, and Gong Yoo Top the 2020 Advertising Association Poll of South Korean Consumers Favorite CF Models

The year end is also a good time to look back and see which stars really connected with consumers, as in South Korea actors, singers, sports stars, and even variety show hosts all make even better living endorsing products. The … Continue reading

K-actor Childhood Photos Show Progression into Hallyu Stars of Today From Hyun Bin, Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Min Ho, Ji Chang Wook, and More

Come one, come all, come get all your oppa and dongsaeng childhood pictures galore and marvel at how everyone grew up into the hotties we know today. It’s impossible to deny that many a K-actress got some surgical help to … Continue reading

Coffee Prince Reunion Special Brings Back All the Feels as the Drama Becomes an Homage to the Youth of the Cast and the Viewers

It’s here! The Coffee Prince 13-anniversary reunion special has aired so go find the subbed source of your availability and grab a cup of coffee to settle in with old friends. It feels like the cast of Gong Yoo, Yoon … Continue reading

Coffee Prince 13th Anniversary Reunion Drops 2nd Teaser as Cast Members Pair Off to Reminisce

The wait was all worth it, that Coffee Prince leads Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun Hye have never worked together again after CP so that we can get this perfect moment. If they worked together again post CP it could … Continue reading

Memory Laden First Teaser for the Coffee Prince 13th Anniversary Reunion Led by Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun Hye

The cast of 2007 K-drama Coffee Prince is one of the most successful collection of actors and actresses, on top of the drama being a ratings hit and Hallyu winner. Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun Hye followed up CP with … Continue reading

Filming Starts Netflix Drama Sea of Silence with Gong Yoo, Bae Doo Na, and Lee Yoon to be Produced by Jung Woo Sung

I don’t fault Lee Joon for looking like a happy schoolboy in the picture above, it must be totally cool to be in the presence and get to work with K-ent heavyweights. Filming is starting for Netflix sci-fi K-drama Sea … Continue reading