The Korean drama Now We Are Breaking Up is one of the most awaited dramas this year. Starring Song Hye Kyo and Jang Ki Yong, This drama is predicted to be a huge success and will grab the attention of millions of drama lovers around the world.
Now We Are Breaking Up airs on Viu starting 12 November 2021, presented by OCTO Savers from CIMB Niaga. The enthusiasm of the fans is also very big and can’t wait for the presence of other stars, such as Sehun EXO and Yura. Besides Song Hye Kyo and Jang Ki Yong as first leadnya, don’t forget the para second lead this drama. They are Choi Hee Seo and Kim Joo Hun.
Hee Seo plays Hwang Chi Sook and Joo Hun plays Seok Do Hoon. Let’s unpack the facts about this couple:
1. Early careers of Choi Hee Seo and Kim Joo Hun
Hee Seo started his career in the Korean drama industry in 2005 by playing a supporting role. He is actually more active in the world of the big screen than the glass screen. In cinema, she does not only work as an actress. In the past he had worked behind the scenes as a scriptwriter to a director for several short films.
Not much different from Hee Seo, Joo Hun started his active career as an actor in South Korea in 2009. He took on supporting roles in several films and dramas in Korea. Although not as the main character, Joo Hun’s acting deserves thumbs up, so that he continues to star in films and dramas from year to year.
2. Actresses and actors who care about education
Before becoming workers in the acting world, Hee Seo and Joo Hun studied at a well-known university. Hee Seo is a graduate of Yonsei University. At this college he majored in Media & Film and English Literature. He is also known to continue his studies in America. There he attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in Theater and Performance Studies.
Meanwhile, Joo Hun is an alumni of the Seoul Institute of the Arts. The universities chosen by the two are the leading universities in South Korea. Yonsei University is part of SKY, three prestigious universities in South Korea. SKY stands for Seoul National University, Korea University, and Yonsei University.
3. Both careers continue to climb
Now, We Are Breaking Up is the first drama in 2021 starring Hee Seo and Joo Hun. From 2009 to 2014, Hee Seo was more active in acting on the big screen than on the small screen. Even so, there are also several Korean drama titles that he starred in during that year. The film that succeeded in catapulting Hee Seo’s name was Anarchist from Colony. In addition to acting, he is also busy with various photo shoots in well-known South Korean magazines, such as in Korean Elle and Harper’s Bazaar Korea.
2020 has been a very busy year for Joo Hun. In that year he was involved in the production of four dramas at once, one of which was Dr. Romantic 2. Drama Now, We Are Breaking Up became the second drama starring Joo Hun with Song Hye Kyo. Previously they met through drama Encounter which was released in 2018.
4. Awards won by Choi Hee Soo and Kim Joo Hun
Choi Hee Seo, whose real name is Choi Moon Kyung, has won many awards during her career as an actress. His acting skills in movies Anarchist of Colony led him to win various prestigious awards. She successfully won Best New Actress awards in 2017 in many events, such as the 54th Grand Bell Awards, 1st The Seoul Awards, 26th Buil Film Awards, 38th Blue Dragon Film Awards, 18th Busan Film Critics Awards. , and the 17th Director’s Cut Awards. She again won the Best New Actress category at the 54th Baeksang Arts Awards in 2018.
Drama Dr. romantic not only succeeded in making Joo Hun’s name increasingly known to the public. His capable acting in this drama also determined his victory at the 2020 SBS Drama Awards for the Best Supporting Actor category