Actor Yoo Yeon-seok joins cast of upcoming JTBC drama
Actor Yoo Yeon-seok has joined the cast of JTBC’s upcoming drama with a title that translates to “Understanding of Love,” announced his agency, King Kong by Starship Entertainment, on Thursday.
Yoo will play a character named Ha Sang-soo, an employee at a bank who gets tangled up in a romantic relationship with a colleague.
Alongside Yoo, actors Moon Ga-young, Jung Ga-ram and Keum Sae-rok will be part of the main cast for “Understanding of Love,” which will air before the end of the year on JTBC on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
“Please look forward to Yoo’s performance in this new romance drama,” said a spokesperson from Yoo’s agency.
Yoo debuted in a minor role in the critically acclaimed “Oldboy” (2003), one of the most widely recognized Korean films internationally. He rose to prominence with a role in tvN’s drama “Reply 1994” (2013), after mostly playing antagonists in films such as “Architecture 101” (2012) and “A Werewolf Boy” (2012). Yoo has since starred in various television series such as tvN’s “Mr. Sunshine” (2018) and “Hospital Playlist” (2020), and most recently in Netflix’s “Narco-Saints” (2022).
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