Wednesday, July 4, 2012

There is no bigger than BIG: Korean TV Series Review of Big

The 2012 Korean TV series ‘Big’ stars actor Gong Yoo, actress Lee Min Jung and Suzy (member of the Korean female group Miss A). Big is the newest Korean drama series premiered last June 4, 2012, from the writers of the popular dramas such as ‘He’s Beautiful!’, ‘My Girlfriend is a Nine Tailed Fox’ and ‘The Greatest Love’.

This koreanovela is about a successful 30-year old doctor, Seo Yoon Jae (Gong Yoo), who switched bodies with an 18-year old student, Kang Kyung Joon (Shin Woo Ho), which happened after a car accident. The story goes as Yoon Jae’s fiancĂ©, Gil Da Ran (Lee Min Jung), found out that her boyfriend is not him anymore but her high school student and had to cancel their wedding! While Jang Mari (Bae Suzy), Kyung Joon’s admirer, tries to get his soul back to his original body.


Gong Yoo as Seo Yoon Jae

Yoo is seen in the Korean romantic comedy series ‘The 1st Shop Coffee Prince’ and was admired by many fans. Despite his funny antics and comic roles, his charisma and appealing personality won the hearts of many girls. The drama became popular in 2007 and made Gong Yoo a hallyu star or the increase popularity of persons or group in Korea’s entertainment industry. Now he stars in the TV series ‘Big’ appearing again in small screen after 5 years since his last drama series appearance.

Lee Min Jung as Gil Da Ran

Lee is a high school teacher that will capture the heart of Gong Yoo. She started her career in the  entertainment industry at the age of 25 and became popular in 2008 in the famous TV series Boys Over Flowers. In her latest film Wonderful Radio, she received many acclaims when she successfully played her role as a pop diva.

Bae Suzy as Jang Ma Ri

Bae Soo Ji (in real life), is an actress, model, MC, singer and the member of the Korean girl group Miss A. Suzy made her acting debut in the TV series Dream High. She also received the Best New Actress Award in the 48th Paeksang Awards in her korean movie Architecture 101. Now she plays as Jang Mari, Kyung Joon’s friend.

Shin Won Ho as Kang Kyung Joon

Won Ho is an actor, model and the vocalist of the Kpop boy group Cross Gene. He debuted in a Bean Pole CF in 2011 with Big Bang’s G-Dragon. Now he plays the wistful student Kyung Joon.

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