If I'm a big Jay Bum fan, I'd be furious with this bit of news. But then since I'm not... who cares? Well, it's not like Hyun Joong is a newbie when it comes to acting.
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Among many actors arising from idol groups, ‘similar star’ Kim HyunJoong & Park JaeBum’s moves are drawing a lot of attention.
Kim HyunJoong has been chosen as the male lead for MBC new drama ‘Mischievous Kiss’ while Park JaeBum is in the midst of filming for movie ‘Hype Nation’ and also in discussion to act for SBS new drama ‘Secret Garden’.
Kim HyunJoong and Park JaeBum have much in common such as they are both from popular group SS501 and 2PM respectively, they have good star qualities, and have signed with management companies who specializes in actors such as Key East and Sidus HQ. Much interests are on them setting foot into acting actively.
However, both of them have received mixed critics on their acting activities. Kim HyunJoong and Park JaeBum, there is no doubt that both of them have good star qualities, and even the works that they are discussing to appear in will become a hot discussion topic. However, compared to Kim HyunJoong who has a promising future, Park JaeBum could not be like him in reality.
Kim HyunJoong proved to have star qualities and possibility to nurture as an actor through drama ‘Boys Over Flowers’ last year. In the early parts of the drama, his acting skills were caught in a controversy, but with each episode, he got more natural with the character and gained most attention together with Lee MinHo. Furthermore, ‘Mischievous Kiss’ which he has been confirmed in, is originally from a Japanese comic where there are already many fans locally just like ‘Boys Over Flowers’, and has already gained much attention. After the news of production for this drama was announces, Kim HyunJoong was said to be the most appropriate so it seems like it was not difficult to gain popularity and attention.