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Posted by Susan-Han Saturday, February 13, 2021

7 Male actors set to become the next global Hallyu stars

AKP STAFF

K-Pop isn't the only thing taking over the world by storm these days; K-dramas and K-movies hav also become international sensations!

Just as stars like BoA, Rain, TVXQ, Big Bang, 2NE1, and more paved the way for K-Pop, the worldwide popularity of K-dramas and K-movies would not have been possible without the role of some of the original Hallyu stars - Bae Yong JoonHyun Bin, Lee Min Ho, Song Joong Ki, Kim Soo Hyun, etc. 

So who are the next generation Hallyu actors, a.k.a the future of K-dramas and K-movies? We can't predict the future, but here's a list of 7 actors in their twenties who are definitely on the rise, whom netizens believe can follow in the footsteps of our favorite original Hallyu actors. 

1. Kim Dong Hee (23-years old)

Known for past works like 'SKY Castle', 'A-Teen', 'Extracurricular'.

2. SF9's Rowoon (26-years old)

Known for past works like 'Where Stars Land', 'Extraordinary You', 'She Would Never Know'.

3. Lee Do Hyun (27-years old)

Known for past works like 'Hotel Del Luna', '18 Again', 'Sweet Home'

4. Jo Byung Kyu (26-years old)

Known for past works like 'SKY Castle', 'Stove League', 'The Uncanny Counter'.

5. Lee Jae Wook (23-years old)

Known for past works including 'Extraordinary You', 'DoDoSolSolLaLaSol', 'Jangsari'.

6. Song Kang (28-years old)

Known for past works including 'Love Alarm', 'Sweet Home'.

7. ASTRO's Cha Eun Woo (25-years old)

Known for past works including 'My ID Is Gangnam Beauty', 'True Beauty'.

Which of these rising actors are you keeping an eye on?

  1. Cha Eun Woo
  2. Jo Byung Kyu
  3. Kim Dong Hee
  4. Rowoon
  5. Song Kang
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mjjnicer
mjjnicer9 pts Saturday, February 13, 2021 1
Saturday, February 13, 2021

I am keeping my eyes on #CHAEUNWOO of #ASTRO

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yvangelica
yvangelica8,462 pts Saturday, February 13, 2021 0
Saturday, February 13, 2021

I think Jo Byung Kyu is amazing, Kim Dong Hee also has very interesting works, and Lee Jae Wook is the next Hyun Bin. Song Kang did amazing job in Sweet Home and Lee Do hyun, did great in 18 again.

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