If you’re a daily Okay-drama viewer, you then’re certain to have come throughout a sure Seo In Guk. He’s been round for some time now and has fairly a fairly a number of beloved gems in his filmography. But did you additionally know that he really received his begin as a “Superstar Okay” winner? Yes, he’s that gifted. Whether it’s singing OSTs for his dramas, stealing hearts in rom-coms, or unsettling nerves in thriller thrillers, Seo In Guk can do all of it, and extra!
So in order for you extra of that rogue-ish attraction of his, then make sure to try (or re-watch) these eight dramas:
“Reply 1997” (2012)
“Reply 1997” is the cultural phenomenon that kickstarted the entire “Reply” collection. It’s a nostalgic throwback to first-gen Okay-pop and all the pieces else from that period. But even in the event you weren’t a Okay-popper again then, you’ll be able to simply admire this drama for all its coronary heart and heat. Seo In Guk performs Yoon Yoon Jae (10-year-old spoiler alert!), the opposite half to Jung Eun Ji‘s Sung Shi Won. Their relatable friendship, their burgeoning emotions for one another, and the will-they-won’t-they of all of it tugs in any respect the heartstrings, and it’s because of the straightforward, plausible, and scorching chemistry between the 2.
Start watching “Reply 1997”:
“Master’s Sun” (2013)
The first thought that involves thoughts when you concentrate on horror rom-com “Master’s Sun” is probably going the electrifying chemistry between Gong Hyo Jin and So Ji Sub‘s characters, and all of the skinship that entails from the primary to the final episode. Moving previous that, nonetheless, is Seo In Guk as Kang Woo, the second male lead who has a crush on Tae Gong Sil (Gong Hyo Jin), and who all the time appears to be like extremely dapper in his go well with. And when even the second male lead can break your coronary heart, you’re in for a emotional rollercoaster of a experience.
Start watching “Master’s Sun”:
“King of High School” (2014)
Seo In Guk is again within the main seat with “King of High School,” which opposite to what the title could counsel, is definitely not set in highschool. Instead, it’s a couple of highschool senior who has to fake to be his a lot older brother on the latter’s behest, and is requested to take over his job. While at this “new” job, he’s naturally surrounded by people who find themselves older than him, and one which catches his eye is his secretary, an older girl with a unusual persona. This enjoyable, breezy rom-com is one which shines a lightweight on Seo In Guk’s comedic aspect.
Start watching “King of High School”:
“The King’s Face” (2014)
In you need to see Seo In Guk in a interval setting, then that is the drama for you. “The King’s Face” is targeted on the (illegitimate) Crown Prince of Joseon, Gwanghae (Seo In Guk), and the way he makes use of face-reading as a software for his rise to energy. Given the heavier nature of the drama, his efficiency right here has extra gravitas and is extra commanding than his lighter rom-coms, and his passionate supply even nabbed him some year-end awards.
Start watching “The King’s Face”:
“I Remember You” (2015)
Seo In Guk dips his toes right into a a lot darker fare for “I Remember You,” a psychological thriller that offers us chilling performances throughout (a creepy Park Bo Gum, anybody?). Criminal profiler Lee Hyun (Seo In Guk) returns to Korea when his repressed reminiscences concerning his father’s and brother’s deaths are by some means triggered. He works alongside detective Cha Ji An (Jang Nara), who has really been protecting an in depth eye on him through the years, involved about his psychological state. However, as they inch nearer to the reality they’ve been in search of, they discover themselves enjoying into the fingers of somebody particularly sinister.
Start watching “I Remember You”:
“Shopping King Louie” (2016)
After stretching his performing chops by attempting out a number of completely different genres, Seo In Guk returned to rom-com in 2016 and gave us the a lot beloved “Shopping King Louie.” It has all the pieces you need in a memorable rom-com — a plausible romance, light-hearted enjoyable, a heart-warming storyline with poignant moments, and… amnesia. Seo In Guk is Louie, a chaebol who’s a agency believer in retail remedy. However, he in the future finds himself by some means homeless and memory-less when he arrives in Seoul, the place he meets the candy (and really relatable) countryside woman, Go Bok Sil (Nam Ji Hyun).
Start watching “Shopping King Louie”:
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” (2018)
Seo In Guk takes a left flip and dives into one other darker function with “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes,” the place he performs Kim Moo Young, a considerably unhinged dangerous boy that you just simply can’t keep away from. He imbues a flippant, devil-may-care perspective into this character, and but provides him sufficient layers and vulnerability that it nonetheless makes you need to care about him. The three leads of this drama are good of their roles, they usually immediately draw you in to this intricately woven story from the get-go.
Start watching “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes”:
“Doom At Your Service” (2021)
In his newest drama, Seo In Guk performs Myul Mang, a god who brings forth doom and destruction wherever he goes, and is frankly bored with it. One day, he meets Tak Dong Kyung (Park Bo Young), a equally weary soul who finds out she’s dying, cheated upon, and is in hassle at work… all in in the future. While the scores for this fantasy drama haven’t been significantly splendid, we will’t deny that the actors are doing wonders with what they’re given, they usually simply take advantage of cute couple too. Plus, there’s simply a lot fairly to take a look at!
Start watching “Doom At Your Service”:
Which function of Seo In Guk’s do you like essentially the most? And what style are you most excited to see him in subsequent? Let us know within the feedback beneath!
Belinda_C actually loved him in “Squad 38” too. Make certain to examine that out for extra nice Seo In Guk-ness!
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