Go Min-si has been making rapid progress as a supporting name in dramas. Since her debut in "My Sassy Girl - Drama" in 2017 she has alternated between minor roles and significant supporting roles in a large number of projects, even having a turn as the narrator in the recent major film "The Battle: Roar to Victory". She was the second lead in "Hundred Million Stars from the Sky" and how has a comparably important role in "Secret Boutique", her first on a broadcast network drama.
Go Min-si's highly naturalistic style is what has made her a standout presence. Her blunt, cheerful attitude and style are an excellent contrast to the characters who are actually intended to be the focus. Her supporting role in "The Witch : Part 1. The Subversion" was so notable in its contrasted normalcy to lead actress Kim Da-mi that Go Min-si was nominated for a supporting actress role in that film.
In "Secret Boutique" Go Min-si plays the opposite kind of role with the same kind of tone, as she is an amateur Go player who spurs the lead character played by Kim Sun-ah. It's hard to say if Go Min-si will have much luck translating her talent as a supporting performer into getting lead roles in the future, although in the immediate future much will hinge on how "Secret Boutique" is received.
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.
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