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 Joon, Hyun 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?