The popular K-drama “Goblin“ starring Gong Yoo and Kim Go Eun welcomed the viewers with a shocking visual and interesting storyline that displays mythical creatures – from lovable Death to the charismatic Dokkaebi, also called the character deity, goblin.
First aired in December 2016, the fantasy rom-com series is penned by veteran screenwriter Kim Eun Sook, whose famous works includes mega-hit series like “Lovers in Paris,” “The Heirs,” and “Descendants of the Sun”
“Goblin” follows the story of a 900-year-old Kim Shin, played by Gong Yoo, who may be a former general during the Goryeo dynasty.
In the drama, his mission is to seek out his bride who holds the power of ending his life by family planning the sword stuck in his heart.
Fortunately, he encounters a high school student named Ji Eun Tak, portrayed by Kim Go Eun, who has the facility to work out the dead and claims to be the Goblin’s bride.
Unfortunately, the 2 falls are smitten, which makes it harder for Eun Tak to try and do her duty because of the Goblin’s bride.
Apart from Kim Shin and Ji Eun Tak’s blossoming romance, a budding romance also builds with the Reaper and a stunning Sunny, played by Lee Dong Wook and Yoo In Na.
With its out-of-the-normal story, “Goblin” achieved soaring viewership ratings and gained innumerable viewers not just in the Republic of Korea but everywhere on the planet.
“Goblin” is Gong Yoo’s return to the tiny screen after taking a 3-year break from filming.
After the success of the tvN drama, the Hallyu star went on a hiatus and resumed in 2016 together with his movie comeback “A Man and a lady.”
That year, he also starred within the popular K-zombie series “Train to Busan.”
Just recently, he appeared on the massive screen alongside South Korean heartthrob Park Bo Gum within the sci-fi film “Seobok.”
Now, he’s set to form a grand return in K-drama with Netflix’s “The Silent Sea” with Bae Doo Na and Lee Joon.
As for his endorsement, Gong Yoo’s agency, Management SOOP teased his fans with a series of photos for his upcoming project.
Kim Go Eun
The 30-year-old A-lister is currently appearing in the point-of-fact show “Sea of Hope,” alongside fellow “Goblin” cast Lee Dong Wook.
Kim Go Eun’s duty is to be the ocean guard while the 39-year-old heartthrob took the role of a head bartender.
Apart from this, she is additionally set to guide the new K-drama “Yumi’s Cells” with Ahn Bo Hyun, GOT7’s Jinyoung, and more.
Lee Dong Wook
The sought-after actor is currently in “Sea of Hope,” alongside star-studded cast members like Lee Ji Ah, Yoon Jong Shin, Onew, Lee Soo Hyun, and in fact his “Goblin” co-star.
Lee Dong Wook bound up his K-drama “Tale of the Nine-Tailed” in December 2020 but is set to return within the upcoming series “Bad and Crazy.”
Moreover, he has two soon-to-be-released movies – “The Single in Seoul” and also the highly-anticipated comedy film “Happy new year.”
Yoo In Ah
Another “Goblin” cast who is booked and busy this year is Yoo In Ah.
The 39-year-old South Korean beauty is going to be appearing in BLACKPINK Jisoo’s K-drama “Snowdrop” where she is ready to require the role of Kang Cheong Ya.
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