These fan-favorite K-Drama stars might be bigger than one might actually think! In South Korea, Asia Pacific countries and even Hollywood, they prove that they’re equipped with unbeatable acting prowess!
Here are some Korean celebrities who are successful in Hollywood! Read to know more!
Jung Ji Hoon, most professionally known as Rain, is one of South Korea’s biggest stars who’s talented in singing, dancing and acting!
Recently, he showed off his brilliant acting chops in the medical drama series “Ghost Doctor” with Kim Bum, Uee and Son Naeun.
In particular, he’s an established actor in the country with a wide array of works under his belt including “Full House,” “My Lovely Girl,” “Sketch” and more.
But did you know that he’s also big in Hollywood? He made a great impact in the west after starring in the films “Speed Racer” and “Ninja Assassin,” working alongside Naomie Harris and more.
Known as the one of the hottest and manliest South Korean stars, Lee Byung Hun also made a mark in Hollywood.
He’s known for his impactful roles in the GI Joe film series where he played the role of Thomas Arashikage or Storm Shadow.
Lee Byung Hun also led the new Terminator movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emilia Clarke!
Currently, he appears in the star-studded on-going weekend melodrama “Our Blues” with Shin Min Ah.
Actress Claudia Kim, also known as Kim Soo Hyun, has the most diverse filmography as she goes back and forth in South Korea and the US to widen her career.
She recently starred in the crime investigation drama “Chimera” with “Squid Game” star Park Hae Soo in 2021.
Although she might look like a fresh face on the small screen, she already dominated the Hollywood scene with acting skills.
Claudia Kim took on the challenge and appeared in the popular films “Avengers: The Age of Ultron”and “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” the two most famous franchises in the film industry.
Following the success of her television debut, the “Squid Game” star Jung Ho Yeon is now ready to take on a new adventure!
Jung Ho Yeon makes her Hollywood debut with a Joe Talbot film entitled “The Governess,” which is slated to air sometime in 2022.
It tells the story of three rebellious women who want to explore the world amid the patriarchal society. She leads the new film with award-winning actress Renate Reinsve and Lily-Rose Depp.
Moreover, she is set to work with sterling stars Cate Blanchett, Kevin Kline, Sacha Baron Cohen and Kodi Smit-McPhee in the upcoming Apple TV+ series “Disclaimer.”
In the drama, she portrays the role of Kim, an ambitious Korean-American who wants to reach her goals through connections and a little bit of hard work.
“Disclaimer” is expected to be released in the first half of 2023.
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Written by Elijah Mully.
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