Hospital Playlist is currently the most watchable movie of cable tvN thanks to the quality content of the director Shin Won Ho, combined with the powerful cast who have many years of experience in the profession. Without the “Hallyu star” or the famous male idol, the five main actors of Hospital Playlist are all real faces of the Korean film industry and have appeared in quite a few famous film projects. Let’s take a look at the profile of this “doctor” band to have more motivation for “jumping holes” Hospital Playlist.
1. Jo Jung Suk – The new star of Korean box office
Jo Jung Suk is the “playboy” of the Hospital Playlist – Dr Lee Ik Jun of the hepatobiliary and pancreatic department. The actor spent 10 years in a musical career before moving to the movies and quickly succeeded with a supporting role in the box office hit Architecture 101 – the role that helped him win the best supporting actor award at Blue. Dragon. The following year, The Face Reader again helped him win the best supporting actor at the Grand Bell. Since then, Jo Jung Suk has been involved in many movies and continues to have impressive roles in Annoying Brother (Innocent Brother) or the latest box office phenomenon EXIT (Aerial Exit), took him to the ranks of the Korean box office stars.
Architecture 101 and The Face Reader are two highly acclaimed movie roles of Jo Jung Suk.
He suits the image of humor, a little “dynamic”.
EXIT teamed up with Yoona in 2019 to suddenly sweep the Korean box office, collecting nearly 10 million tickets.
The small screen is even more “territory” of Jo Jung Suk when he starred in many famous love films like Oh My Ghost (Lovely Witch) with Park Bo Young or Jealousy Incarnate (All Jealousy) with Gong Hyo Jin and was nominated for Best Leading Actor in Baeksang. The actor is also not afraid of “serious young” movies like the historical Nokdu Flower or the cop cops Two Cops. The charming acting and the ability to play the role from humor to seriousness all persuade Jo Jung Suk to consolidate his position as a star in both film regions.
Jo Jung Suk, despite not having a high-class beauty, is still a quality face of the romantic film series.
The actor impressed with many versatile aspects.
2. Yoo Yeon Seok – Actor “neat” from the main role to the villain
The Hospital Playlist marks the fourth time Yoo Yeon Seok plays the doctor on the small screen. The actor takes on the role of Ahn Jung Won – the pediatrician and the “underground tycoon” of the group. Yoo Yeon Seok started her acting career with a small role in Oldboy, then went back to the big screen in 5 years and impressed with the series of villains in Architecture 101, A Werewolf Boy (Werewolf Boy), and Horror Stories. Most of his movie roles are complex and dark even in romantic films like Perfect Proposal or Love, Lies. With the suspicious king in The Royal Tailor (Royal Tailor), Yoo Yeon Seok was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at both Grand Bell and Baeksang. Some viewers can’t help but joke that they like Yoo Yeon Seok but hate most of his movie characters.
Yoo Yeon Seok specializes in supporting roles “bad boy” on the big screen.
With the love film series, he plays the love-lover and the swindler, the images that make the sisters hate.
The role of the cynical, ruthless emperor in The Royal Taylor is highly appreciated.
In contrast to the series of thorny movie images, Yoo Yeon Seok on the small screen specializes in easy roles that make the audience “flutter”. After many less supporting roles, he flashed on television thanks to the love-loving male actor Chilbong in the super product Reply 1994 (Reply 1994). He continues to “catch the heart” viewers with romantic and special Warm and Cozy Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim (Y Duc Teacher) – Rated as the best medical film in Korean film history.
The teacher Y Duc is a rare movie Yoo Yeon Seok not subject to “eating onions”.
The idea of escaping from male and female lives, the actor continues to tear the audience thanks to the merciless assassin image of Gu Dong Mae who is lovesick in Mr. Sunshine (Mr. Sunshine) by Golden Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook, which won many individual awards and best supporting male nominations at Baeksang before re-appearing in the white shirt familiar to Hospital Playlist. Looking at the list of Yoo Yeon Seok’s films, it’s undeniable that he is one of the few names that really manages to convince many types of roles and especially not afraid to challenge himself.
Yoo Yeon Seok seemed to be born to play the “dirty” men and women, each occurrence made the audience heartbroken.
Yoo Yeon Seok is famous for her masculine style.
3. Jung Kyung Ho – The romantic male idol from the screen to the real life
Jung Kyung Ho plays the “personality tree” Kim Jun Wan, the cardiologist. To the familiar audience of Korean entertainment industry, he is famous as the “national boyfriend” of the goddess Soo Young SNSD and is a very familiar actor on the small screen. Jung Kyung Ho was soon noticed in the startup year for his supporting role in the classic drama Sorry, I Love You (Sorry, I Love You).
Jung Kyung Ho was just starting out in Sorry, I Love You.
With natural and flexible acting ability, he quickly rose to the leading role and has since then starred in several dramas such as Ja Myung Go, Beating Again (Pure Love), Life on Mars, Missing. Nine … Your most successful television work is worth mentioning Prison Playbook (Prison Life) was also hosted by director Shin Won Ho. The film was successful in both rating and message, while blowing new breeze into the Korean film industry at that time.
Jung Kyung Ho has starred in a lot of dramas, especially romantic movies.
He is also the male lead of Prison Playbook – a famous work also from director Shin Won Ho.
In the film segment, Jung Kyung Ho imprinted with Herb (Grass Love) and Sunny (Love War). In particular, the role of Yong Deuk in Sunny helped him be nominated for Best Supporting Actor at both Blue Dragon and Grand Bell. The actor “made fun of the audience” with Fasten Your Seatbelt and was not afraid to change his image to play a serial killer in Manhole. It can be said that Jung Kyung Ho is a familiar name in the romantic drama series but not so that his variety of acting is underestimated.
Jung Kyung Ho continues to impress with diverse images.
Jung Kyung Ho is truly a male god from the screen to the real life.
4. Kim Dae Myung – A supporting man who emerged thanks to Misaeng
Kim Dae Myung plays the obstetrician Yang Seok Hyung. He impressed with a gentle appearance suitable for quiet shoulders. He started his career as a musical actor and began to move into acting with a number of short films and a series of supporting roles in movies like The Target, The Fatal Encounter before getting more attention. Thanks to Kim Dong Shik in Misaeng (Scent of Life). At the time of the broadcast, Misaeng became a Korean screen phenomenon and was judged by the praise of the wings for portraying the true office life, thereby raising the reputation of the main cast including Kim Dae. Myung also helped him nominate Best Newcomer at Baeksang.
Kim Dae Myung does not own outstanding appearance but in return, has good acting ability.
Misaeng marks a new turning point in Kim Dae Myung’s career.
After Misaeng, Kim Dae Myung continued to challenge himself with many supporting roles in movies and sitcoms. He collaborated with Lee Kwang Soo in the sitcom The Sound of Your Heart to bring the audience laughter. In movie supporting roles, Bluebeard (Blue Beard) is his most notable work. The gritty and dark Jung Sung Geun showed a new side of Kim Dae Myung’s acting and earned him many outstanding supporting actor nominations at a series of awards ceremonies including Blue Dragon. Believe that Hospital Playlist will add a new milestone in the actor’s career.
Kim Dae Myung collaborated with Lee Kwang Soo on the Sound of Your Heart sitcom.
The thorny role in Bluebeard further proves his strength.
5. Jeon Mi Do – Outstanding musical actress encroaching on the television
Jeon Mi Do plays Dr. Chae Song Hwa of neuroscience, the only flower of the five doctors. Jeon Mi Do is a new name for international audiences who like Korean movies because she is active mainly in the musical field. In fact, she is one of the veteran faces of the Korean stage, winning Best Actress for two consecutive years at the Korean Musical Awards in 2017, 2018. In the interview before Hospital Playlist aired, all four male actors were said she is in fact her fans, knowing her position in Korea is not trivial.
Jeon Mi Do was a veteran musical actor before moving on to film.
The actress impressed with the gentle beauty.
Jeon Mi Do has just made her appearance in movies in the last three years, still impressing with her acting skills that have been trained for many years on the musical stage. She played a small role in the movie Metamorphosis (Metamorphosis) and the TV series Mother (Mother) before being entrusted with the female lead of Hospital Playlist. The gentle beauty that still exudes her coldness is very suitable for the doctor image, combining with existing skills, Jeon Mi Do still “handles” Chae Song Hwa’s shoulder and attracts more new fans.
Jeon Mi Do has not appeared yet on the screen before Hospital Playlist.
She is the only flower among the five doctors.
Hospital Playlist continues to air at 19:00 Vietnamese time on tvN every Thursday and is updated on Netflix afterwards.