On February 19th Jun Suk-ho's agency Ace Factory released a statement praising their client's trajectory. They noted that following his appearance in "Kingdom" Jun Suk-ho has shown that he is willing to appear in all manner of projects.
Jun Suk-ho's role as Beom-pal in "Kingdom" has been noted as being an obvious source of comic relief. Beom-pal is a meek, cowardly man in the face of the zombie outbreak who can often be seen hiding behind his co-star Bae Doona. What's more, their chemistry has been so good that rumors circulated of a relationship between them, although this has been flatly denied and no supporting evidence has appeared.
Jun Suk-ho has had an exceptionally long career in the South Korean entertainment industry. His career spans both mainstream and independent properties, from films to dramas. While his roles are usually quite small, he has compensated by appearing in a lot of projects: seven each for 2017 as well as 2018.
However, his big breakout role was as Deputy Ha in "Incomplete Life", a low profile project based on the popular webtoon that quickly exploded in popularity far beyond anyone's expectations. Though Deputy Ha was a minor role in a large ensemble piece, it has helped establish Jun Suk-ho's reputation as an excellent supporting actor.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
"[HanCinema's News] From "Incomplete Life" to "Kingdom" Jun Suk-ho Maintains Presence in Korean Dramas"
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