K-Pop idols are multitalented. When they’re not too busy making music and taking over the stage with their synchronised choreography and vocal abilities, most K-Pop stars show off their acting skills on the big screen. Here are four new Korean dramas to watch starring your favourite K-Pop idols:
My ID Is Gangnam Beauty
Astro’s Cha Eun Woo stars in JTBC’s new Friday-Saturday drama, My ID Is Gangnam Beauty. Based on a webtoon of the same name, the new drama is about a bullied girl who gets plastic surgery due to her looks but finds out the true meaning of beauty during her new university life. It’s Cha Eun Woo’s first leading role in a TV series, so it’s definitely a must watch.
Former Girls’ Generation member Seohyun plays the female lead in MBC’s hit melodrama, Time. The series premiered on July 25 with high ratings and became very popular among viewers in Korea. Seohyun has also been praised for her immersive acting, especially her portrayal of the character’s grief of her younger sibling’s death.
VIXX’s member Hongbin plays a webtoon illustrator and is in a one-sided love with the main character in the fantasy romance drama Witch’s Love. The series revolves around a building owner who ends up living with three witches. It airs every Wednesday and Thursday on MBN.
SBS’s legal drama Your Honor premiered its first episode on July 25 and has captivated viewers for the series’ notable acting, leading to solid viewership ratings nationwide. Nara, who is a member of girl group Hello Venus, stars as an ambitious anchorwoman and the leading actor’s fiancee in this popular series.