If you’re a regular K-drama viewer, past you’re bound to person travel crossed a definite Seo In Guk. He’s been astir for a portion present and has rather a rather a fewer beloved gems successful his filmography. But did you besides cognize that helium really got his commencement arsenic a “Superstar K” winner? Yes, he’s that talented. Whether it’s singing OSTs for his dramas, stealing hearts successful rom-coms, oregon unsettling nerves successful enigma thrillers, Seo In Guk tin bash it all, and more!
So if you privation much of that rogue-ish charm of his, past beryllium definite to cheque retired (or re-watch) these 8 dramas:
“Reply 1997” (2012)
“Reply 1997” is the taste improvement that kickstarted the full “Reply” series. It’s a nostalgic throwback to first-gen K-pop and everything other from that era. But adjacent if you weren’t a K-popper backmost then, you tin easy admit this play for each its bosom and warmth. Seo In Guk plays Yoon Yoon Jae (10-year-old spoiler alert!), the different fractional to Jung Eun Ji‘s Sung Shi Won. Their relatable friendship, their burgeoning feelings for each other, and the will-they-won’t-they of it each tugs astatine each the heartstrings, and it’s acknowledgment to the easy, believable, and sizzling chemistry betwixt the two.
Start watching “Reply 1997”:
“Master’s Sun” (2013)
The archetypal thought that comes to caput erstwhile you deliberation astir fearfulness rom-com “Master’s Sun” is apt the electrifying chemistry betwixt Gong Hyo Jin and So Ji Sub‘s characters, and each the skinship that entails from the archetypal to the past episode. Moving past that, however, is Seo In Guk arsenic Kang Woo, the 2nd antheral pb who has a crush connected Tae Gong Sil (Gong Hyo Jin), and who ever looks incredibly dapper successful his suit. And erstwhile adjacent the 2nd antheral pb tin interruption your heart, you cognize you’re successful for a affectional rollercoaster of a ride.
Start watching “Master’s Sun”:
“King of High School” (2014)
Seo In Guk is backmost successful the starring spot with “King of High School,” which contrary to what the rubric whitethorn suggest, is actually not set successful precocious school. Instead, it’s astir a precocious schoolhouse elder who has to unreal to beryllium his overmuch older member astatine the latter’s behest, and is asked to instrumentality implicit his job. While astatine this “new” job, he’s people surrounded by radical who are older than him, and 1 that catches his oculus is his secretary, an older pistillate with a quirky personality. This fun, breezy rom-com is 1 that shines a airy connected Seo In Guk’s comedic side.
Start watching “King of High School”:
“The King’s Face” (2014)
In you privation to spot Seo In Guk successful a play setting, past this is the play for you. “The King’s Face” is focused on the (illegitimate) Crown Prince of Joseon, Gwanghae (Seo In Guk), and however helium uses face-reading arsenic a instrumentality for his emergence to power. Given the heavier quality of the drama, his show present has much gravitas and is much commanding than his lighter rom-coms, and his passionate transportation adjacent nabbed him immoderate year-end awards.
Start watching “The King’s Face”:
“I Remember You” (2015)
Seo In Guk dips his toes into a overmuch darker fare for “I Remember You,” a intelligence thriller that gives america chilling performances each astir (a creepy Park Bo Gum, anyone?). Criminal profiler Lee Hyun (Seo In Guk) returns to Korea erstwhile his repressed memories regarding his father’s and brother’s deaths are someway triggered. He works alongside detective Cha Ji An (Jang Nara), who has really been keeping a adjacent oculus connected him implicit the years, concerned astir his intelligence state. However, as they inch person to the information they’ve been seeking, they find themselves playing into the hands of idiosyncratic particularly sinister.
Start watching “I Remember You”:
“Shopping King Louie” (2016)
After stretching his acting chops by trying retired a fewer antithetic genres, Seo In Guk returned to rom-com successful 2016 and gave america the overmuch beloved “Shopping King Louie.” It has everything you privation successful a memorable rom-com — a believable romance, light-hearted fun, a heart-warming storyline with poignant moments, and… amnesia. Seo In Guk is Louie, a chaebol who’s a steadfast believer successful retail therapy. However, helium 1 time finds himself someway stateless and memory-less erstwhile helium arrives successful Seoul, wherever helium meets the saccharine (and precise relatable) countryside girl, Go Bok Sil (Nam Ji Hyun).
Start watching “Shopping King Louie”:
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” (2018)
Seo In Guk takes a near crook and dives into another darker relation with “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes,” wherever helium plays Kim Moo Young, a somewhat unhinged atrocious lad that you conscionable can’t enactment distant from. He imbues a flippant, devil-may-care cognition into this character, and yet gives him capable layers and vulnerability that it inactive makes you privation to attraction astir him. The 3 leads of this play are cleanable successful their roles, and they instantly gully you successful to this intricately woven communicative from the get-go.
Start watching “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes”:
“Doom At Your Service” (2021)
In his latest drama, Seo In Guk plays Myul Mang, a deity who brings distant doom and demolition wherever helium goes, and is frankly bushed of it. One day, helium meets Tak Dong Kyung (Park Bo Young), a likewise weary psyche who finds retired she’s dying, cheated upon, and is successful occupation astatine work… each successful 1 day. While the ratings for this phantasy play haven’t been peculiarly splendid, we can’t contradict that the actors are doing wonders with what they’re given, and they conscionable marque the astir adorable mates too. Plus, there’s conscionable truthful overmuch beauteous to look at!
Start watching “Doom At Your Service”:
Which role of Seo In Guk’s bash you emotion the most? And what genre are you astir excited to spot him successful next? Let america cognize successful the comments below!
Belinda_C really enjoyed him successful “Squad 38” too. Make definite to cheque that retired for much large Seo In Guk-ness!
All-time favorite: “Kill Me Heal Me,” “Defendant,” “Hotel Del Luna“
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