Korean film stars Song Kang-ho (above in a still from “Broker”), Jung Woo-sung, and Sol Kyung-gu are taking roles in K-dramas for the first time in years, lured by their big budgets and audience numbers. Photo: Zip Cinema
Korean film stars Song Kang-ho (above in a still from “Broker”), Jung Woo-sung, and Sol Kyung-gu are taking roles in K-dramas for the first time in years, lured by their big budgets and audience numbers. Photo: Zip Cinema

K-drama roles for Korean film stars Song Kang-ho, Jung Woo-sung and Sol Kyung-gu as rise of streaming propels big-budget TV productions

  • Some of Korea’s leading film stars have been lured to the small screen by the rising viewing figures, and big production budgets, for streamed Korean dramas
  • Parasite’s Song Kang-ho will star in a 1960s-set bromance, Jung Woo-sung will appear in a healing romance drama, and Sol Kyung-gu is eyeing a political drama

Korean film stars Song Kang-ho (above in a still from “Broker”), Jung Woo-sung, and Sol Kyung-gu are taking roles in K-dramas for the first time in years, lured by their big budgets and audience numbers. Photo: Zip Cinema
Korean film stars Song Kang-ho (above in a still from “Broker”), Jung Woo-sung, and Sol Kyung-gu are taking roles in K-dramas for the first time in years, lured by their big budgets and audience numbers. Photo: Zip Cinema
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