Jo Byung Kyu Considering K-drama Return with History of Losers

The rise and halfway fall of K-actor Jo Byung Kyu sorta got lost in the more high profile and more awful allegations of bullying that rocked K-ent in Feb-March of 2021, but he was still one of the key names in that group of stars being outed for causing harm during their youth. For Jo Byung Kyu, it was school bullying when he attended high school in New Zealand. Jo Byung Kyu has denied the allegations and stuck with his story, but neither side has backed down, and his side did not take legal action of defamation against the alleged victim. He was in talks for the male lead in historical drama Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi when this news broke and that casting ultimately fell through. Since then he’s laid low and this week K-ent is reporting that Jo Byung Kyu has been offered the male lead in the drama History of Losers adapted from the same name webtoon. It’s being produced by his agency which makes K-netizens annoyed that he’s coming back when he hasn’t satisfactorily addressed the bullying accusations.

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K-ent Gripped by Multiple School Era Bullying Accusations Including Jo Byung Gyu, Park Hye Soo, Kim Dong Hee, and Soojin of G-Idle

This may be the next #MeToo movement in South Korean entertainment and the stars in question are all young actors/actresses/singers. Since two weeks ago and growing wider in scope by the day, there has been a series of bullying accusations … Continue reading

Jung So Min Signs on as Jo Byung Kyu’s Leading Lady in Sageuk Drama Tale of Secret Royal Inspector and Jo Yi

The casting train is moving fast for high flying K-actor Jo Byung Kyu‘s next drama, likely to keep it fresh of mind just off the highly rated recently finished airing OCN drama The Uncanny Counter. His next drama will be … Continue reading

OCN Drama The Uncanny Counter the First to Break 10% Ratings, Gets 2nd Season, and Cast Featured in Cine21 Pictorial

There is so much to celebrate and be proud of and it the biggest surprise of the last month has got to be OCN drama The Uncanny Counter. It airs on the smallest of the three notable cable networks and … Continue reading