From Jeon Do-yeon to Kim Hee-ae Return, Will They Live up to their Names?

Reliable actresses fill the small screen in 2023. Top actresses such as Lee Bo-young, Jeon Do-yeon, Lee Young-ae, Go Hyun-jung, Kim Hee-ae, and Moon So-ri will meet with viewers.


Lee Bo-young will be the first runner up. Lee Bo-young will appear in JTBC's new Saturday-Sunday drama "Agency", a follow-up to "Reborn Rich". "Agency", which will premiere on January 7th, depicts a battle play by advertisers and Go Ah-in (Lee Bo-young), who has become VC group's greatest female executive. Lee Bo-young's charismatic acting is expected to raise expectations.

Jeon Do-yeon will make a comeback with tvN's "Crash Course in Romance" which will air on the 14th. "Crash Course in Romance" depicts the romance between the president of the national side dish store and a Korean math instructor on the battlefield of private education. In the drama, Jeon Do-yeon plays the role of Nam Haeng-seon, a former national handball player and the owner of a side dish store, showing her lovely charm. Jung Kyung-ho, who plays Choi Chi-yeol, a one-shot instructor, is expected to convey sweet romance and excitement this winter.

Lee Young-ae, who showed a different face with JTBC's "Inspector Koo", transforms into a female conductor in a year. "Maestra: Strings of Truth" tells the story of a female conductor with a secret digging into a mysterious event inside the orchestra and approaching the truth surrounding her. In the drama, Lee Young-ae plays Cha Se-eum, a violinist and a female conductor who leads the orchestra. Expectations are high for the hardships and growth of Cha Se-eum, which Lee Young-ae will draw.

Some actors challenge OTT. Go Hyun-jung will appear in her first OTT work since her debut. Netflix's "Mask Girl", starring Go Hyun-jung, tells the story of Kim Mo-mi, who has an appearance complex, being caught up in an unexpected incident while working as an Internet broadcaster BJ while covering her face with a mask. Nana and Go Hyun-jung play the role of Kim Mo-mi together.

Kim Hee-ae and Moon So-ri will also join the OTT craze. Netflix's "Queenmaker", starring the two, tells the story of Hwang Do-hee meeting human rights lawyer Oh Seung-sook and jumping into the election to make her Seoul mayor. Moon So-ri plays Oh Seung-sook and Kim Hee-ae plays Hwang Do-hee, respectively. The two people with extraordinary acting skills will show their wo-mance, raising curiosity.

Lee Na-young will return to the small screen for the first time in three years through the wavve original "One Day Off". "One Day Off" depicts the travel story of Park Ha-kyung, a Korean teacher, who is full of short but unforgettable moments on Saturday. Lee Na-young, who returns after a long time after tvN's "Romance is a Bonus Book" will deliver a healing wandering period.

Actresses who returned earlier resulted in disappointing results. In Kim Sun-a's first drama in three years, JTBC's " The Empire" drew attention as a stark affair scene in the drama rather than Kim Sun-a's acting. The ratings also ended after moving back and forth between 2-3%.

KBS 2TV's "Curtain Call", Ha Ji-won's return film, also ended without any sound rumors. JTBC's "Inspector Koo" starring Lee Young-ae, formed a mania fan base, but it was actually regrettable in terms of ratings. Attention is focusing on whether actresses who are about to return will be able to leave splendidly while keeping their name value.

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