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Crash Landing on You star Seo Ji-hye is back in a new K-drama, Shall We Eat Dinner Together

Heartbroken in Crash Landing on You, everyone loved it when her character declared, ‘Being single is the trend nowadays’, and it soon became the anthem of single ladies – now Seo Ji-hye back in a new K-drama

Seo Dan was the accidental star of the hit K-drama, Crash Landing on You. A woman who made her own rules, she was cold and unfriendly, yet admired for her elegant style and chaebol status.
Of course, the iconic Seo Dan wouldn’t have been possible if not for the acting skills of Seo Ji-hye. Many may not know that before Crash Landing on You, Seo had starred in many other films and dramas, won awards and now has a new one coming soon.

Colourful career beginnings

 

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Seo was first noticed in the 2015 horror movie Voice, which was her film debut. In the same year, she starred in the period drama called Shin Don, based on the true life story of one of Korea’s most controversial leaders. Her portrayal of Princess No-kook would win her the new actress award.

In the 2014 legal drama Punch, the actress recalled in an Arirang interview, that her role was memorable as it shows a different side of her.
Seo joined the cast of Don’t Dare To Dream in 2016, with Gong Hyo-jin and Jo Jung-suk, where her acting prowess was again recognised. A memorable scene was Seo speaking straightforwardly to Jo as she invited him to drink – leaving Jo flustered.

On her performance, Seo shared her thoughts: “My impression on set was that the partner role, played by Jo Jung-suk, was a hard-nosed man. So I thought, I should out power this tough guy while acting.”

In 2018, Seo starred in the medical drama Surgeons. , Seo disclosed how the drama gave her a newfound respect for medical workers. Had she not been an actress, Seo shared that she had wanted to become a doctor.

Breakout in Crash Landing on You

Seo Ji-hye is back in a new K-drama
Seo Ji-hye is back in a new K-drama

In 2020, Seo made the world fall in love with her as Seo Dan. Her strong-willed character in Crash Landing on You survived not one but two heartbreaks in the drama. Everyone loved it when she declared: “Being single is the trend nowadays.” It soon became the anthem of single ladies like her and Seo Dan was regarded as an epitome of a modern woman. For her outstanding performance, Seo is nominated for best supporting actress in the upcoming 56th Baeksang Art Awards.

Exciting comeback in a romance drama

Seo returns on May 25 in a romance drama with actor Song Seung-heon. Called Shall We Eat Dinner Together?, the story follows two adults with different backgrounds with love – one is in a long-time relationship while the other is a serial dater.

The character match is quite intriguing: Seo plays Woo Do-hee, a director who is well-liked among friends, while Song is Kim Hae-kyung, a food psychiatrist who can analyse people by watching them eat.

 

Seo and Song’s characters meet as strangers, without knowledge of their names and ages. They dine together frequently, and through food, begin to grow closer and realise the possibility of falling in love again. This phenomenon is called a “luncheon effect” which happens when people who eat together begin to sympathise with each other.

The drama is based on a webtoon of the same name and also stars Lee Ji-hoon and Son Naeun of girl group Apink in supporting roles. Shall We Eat Dinner Together? premieres on May 25.

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