Moon Sang Min, Park Ji Hu, Choi Hyun Wook, Go Yoon Jung And More: 10 Rookie Actors To Look Forward To In 2023

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Numerous dramas have entertained viewers in 2022. In particular, the actors’ passionate performances in the drama were also noticeable, and among them, there were actors with new faces that caught the attention of viewers. Among them, here are 10 rookie actors whose works are anticipated in 2023.

Moon Sang Min

Moon Sang Min, who debuted in 2019 with the web drama “Four Reasons Why I Don’t Like Christmas,” properly stamped his face on the small screen through tvN’s “Under The Queen’s Umbrella” last year. Moon Sang Min, who already appeared as Ko Geon Pyeong on Netflix’s “My Name” in 2021, made his presence stand out by portraying various aspects of rebellious characters, pure love, and men trying to protect their loved ones in “Under The Queen’s Umbrella.”

In particular, when he faced Kim Hye Soo, he showed his skills that makes viewers look forward to his future performance. In the meantime, Moon Sang Min will release the new original drama “After-school War Activity,” which has already been filmed, and is also discussing the main character of the new drama “Wedding Impossible.” In addition, he is receiving offers from various dramas, raising expectations for his performance in 2023.

Joo Jong Hyuk

Joo Jong Hyuk has built up his filmography with various independent films and dramas since his debut with the short film “Mongma” in 2015. In the meantime, he appeared in the ENA drama “Extraordinary Lawyer Woo Young Woo,” last year. Playing the role of Kwon Min Woo, who is good at “Kwon’s Tactics,” he is always jealous of Woo Young Woo (Park Eun Nin), but in the second half, he excelled in the change of a character who naturally melts into the team.

Joo Jong Hyuk’s New Year’s activities are drawing more attention thanks to the wild popularity of “Extraordinary Lawyer Woo Young Woo.” He will meet the audience with an independent movie that has already been filmed. With the production of a sequel to “Extraordinary Lawyer Woo Young Woo” also confirmed, it is expected what kind of acting he will continue in the future.

Choi Hyun Wook

Choi Hyun Wook, who made his debut with the web drama “Real: Time: Love” in 2019, drew attention when he played the role of Na Woo Chan in SBS’s “Racket Boys” in 2021. In the midst of this, last year, he appeared in tvN’s “Twenty-five Twenty-one” and the original Wavve series “Weak Hero Class 1”, showing further growth from a boy to a young man.

Choi Hyun Wook portrayed Moon Ji Woong, an insider who looks immature in “Twenty-five Twenty-one,” but has various emotions in it, and Ahn Soo Ho, who grows between friends and friendship in “Weak Hero Class 1.” There was no contact point between the characters, but Choi Hyun Wook portrayed growth by freely crossing it. This year, Choi Hyun Wook is scheduled to meet viewers with the dramas “Sparkling Watermelon” and “High Cookie”.

Lee Chae Min

Lee Chae Min debuted in 2021 with tvN drama “High Class”. Since then, Lee Chae Min has played the role of Lee Ji Ho, a badminton player in KBS 2TV’s “Love All Play” last year. In particular, Lee Chae Min has been hosting KBS 2TV’s “Music Bank” since September last year, continuing his activities regardless of genre.

In the midst of this, Lee Chae Min does not take a break from his acting activities in 2023. He will first meet viewers as Lee Sun Jae on tvN’s “Crash Course In Romance,” which will air on the 14th of this month. He will also appear on tvN’s “Please Take Care of This Life,” which is scheduled to air in 2023, to spur his full-fledged acting activities.

Shin Hyun Seung

Shin Hyun Seung debuted in 2021 with the web drama “Contract Love from Today.” Since then, he has appeared on Netflix’s “I Hope The Earth Will Collapse Tomorrow” and Kakao TV’s “Pumpkin Time,” and portrayed various characters on tvN’s “Shooting Star,” “Adamas,” and “Behind Every Star” last year. In particular, in “Behind Every Star,” he played the role of rookie actor Ko Eun Gyeol, showing a visual full of positive energy.

Such activities in 2022 will continue in 2023. Shin Hyun Seung is playing the role of Kim Ji Soo, a new police officer in his third month at the Han River Mangwon District, in the original Disney+ series “Han River,” which is scheduled to be released this year. Expectations are high on what kind of transformation Shin Hyun Seung, who turned into a police officer, will show.

Hong Kyung

Since debuting with KBS 2TV’s “School 2017” in 2017, Hong Kyung has filled up his filmography step by step by appearing in dramas such as “Jugglers,” “Live,” “Life on Mars,” “D.P.” and “Hong Chun Gi.” In the meantime, he appeared in the original  Wavve series “Weak Hero Class 1” released last year, drawing attention by portraying the role of Oh Beom Seok, who wanders without enduring the temptation to be strong like his friends in the drama.

Thanks to the attention of viewers, Hong Kyung continues to be active in the new year. First, Hong Kyung will appear in the SBS drama “Ghost,” a new work by Kim Eun Hee. Kim Tae Ri and Oh Jung Se will work together. He also continues to be active in the drama “Concrete Market”.

Joo Hyun Young

Joo Hyun Young made her debut in 2019 with the short film, “Did You Miss Me”. Since then, she has continued his acting career as a web drama but has drawn more attention for her comic image in Coupang Play’s “SNL Korea”, and she has established herself as an actor through the ENA drama “Extraordinary Lawyer Woo Young Woo” last year. Playing the role of Woo Young Woo’s best friend, she caught the eye with her extraordinary chemistry.

Since then, Joo Hyun Young has been busy acting with Coupang Play’s “Returning Students: A Credit, but Love is F” and tvN’s “Behind Every Star.” Expectations are high on what kind of work Joo Hyun Young, who has firmly established herself as an actor, will be in front of the public in 2023.

Park Ji Hu

Park Ji Hu, who debuted in 2016 with the movie “Covered Time,” properly announced her true value with the 2019 movie “Hummingbird.” She also gave viewers a face stamp on JTBC’s “Beautiful World,” and continued to play Nam On Jo and Oh In Hye, tvN’s “Little Ladies,” in Netflix’s “All of Us are Dead”

“All of Us are Dead” depicts a high school student being chased by zombies. As a result, questions are growing over how Park Ji Hoo will perform in season 2 of “All of Us are Dead”, which is set to be released in 2023.

Kim Min Ha

Kim Min Ha made her debut in 2016 with the web drama “Two Women’s Season 2”. Since then, Kim Min Ha, who has built solid filmography with KBS 2TV’s “School 2017” and MBC’s “Justice Man and Woman”, has shown her presence to viewers by playing a young fairy in Apple TV+ Plus’ “Pachinko” last year, excelling the life of an enterprising woman in the Japanese colonial era.

In particular, it received favourable reviews from viewers by expressing the character so that there is no gap at all in playing actor Yoon Yeo Jung’s youth. Season 2 production of “Pachinko” has already been officially announced with the end of the show. Expectations are also high on how Kim Min Ha will play in Season 2 of “Pachinko.”

Go Yoon Jung

Go Yoon Jung, who debuted with tvN’s “Psychometry Guy” in 2019, has been steadily active as “Health Teacher Ahn Eun-young,” “Sweet Home” and “Rose School.” In particular, she plays Jin Bu Yeon in the tvN drama “Alchemy Of Souls: Light and Shadow”, which is still on the air, showing impressive performance.

Attention is growing on how far Go Yoon Jung, who is scheduled to meet viewers through Disney+ “Moving” this year, can continue her trend.


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