Actor Yeo Jin Goo is reportedly considering a comeback to the small screen in the highly anticipated Korean romance drama “Saeraenadae.” Read on for more details about the latest casting news.
Yeo Jin Goo Courted to Headline the Upcoming Historical Rom-Com Drama “Saeraenadae”
On January 22, according to a YTN news outlet exclusive report, actor Yeo Jin Goo received a casting offer for the leading role in the new historical drama “Saeraenadae.” J Full Entertainment, Yeo Jin Goo’s agency, confirmed that the actor received the proposal for the lead role in “Saeraenadae.” They also revealed that the actor is currently reviewing it.
New Korean Drama “Saeraenadae”
Set in a virtual Joseon, the upcoming Korean historical romance comedy drama unveils a captivating love story. It follows a prince, determined to escape his country and find happiness, and a young lady from a poor clan, aspiring to succeed and find joy in Joseon.
Yoo Jin Goo’s Potential Role
According to the report, actor Yeo Jin Goo will play Park Yeong in the upcoming drama. Park Yeong, a prince from Joseon, disguises himself as an unemployed loner. This exciting role will showcase Yeo Jin Goo’s talent as he brings the character to life.
In August 2023, actor Jo Byeong Gyu received an offer to headline the series. However, the star of “The Uncanny Counter” declined the offer due to scheduling conflicts.
Yoo Jin Goo’s TV Shows & Achievements
Actor Yeo Jin Goo began his career as a child actor in 2005 with the film “Sad Movie.” This marked the beginning of a successful journey, as Yeo Jin Goo started receiving more project offers like dramas and variety shows. He earned the nickname “Nation’s Little Brother.”
Yeo Jin Goo appeared in various TV shows, including drama series and variety shows; a couple of his works were the hit drama “The Moon Embracing the Sun” and “Bros On Foot.”
The actor impressed viewers with his solid performance in his first lead role in the movie “Hwayi: A Monster Boy.” He continued establishing himself as a leading actor by appearing in multiple works. Some of them include “Shoot Me in the Heart,” “1987,” “The Crowned Clown,” “Hotel Del Luna,” and “Beyond Evil.”
If Yeo Jin Goo agrees to join “Saeraenadae,” it will be his upcoming drama series. This would follow his last appearance in the Korean drama “Link: Eat, Love, Kill” alongside Moon Ga Young in 2022. It will also mark his return to the historical drama genre after “The Crowned Clown” in 2019.
Having spent over a decade in the entertainment industry, Yeo Jin Goo has proven himself as a talented actor. He has won several prestigious awards for his past works. The actor was honored with the Best New Actor award for “Hwayi: A Monster Boy” at the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards. He also received the same title for the same project at the 33rd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards.
The 26-year-old actor achieved remarkable recognition in the same year for his acting skills. He took home the Best New Actor title at the KBS Drama Awards for his exceptional performance in the series “Orange Marmalade.” Furthermore, he received the Excellent Actor award in the long-length drama category for his portrayal in SBS’ “The Royal Gambler.”
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