From the K-Pop stage to the musical stage, many idol actors are combining their talents in singing and acting in popular musicals, and for this week’s poll, we want to know which idol musical actor could take on the bright lights of NYC’s Broadway.
FT Island’s Lee Jae Jin
Lee Jae Jin is the latest idol star to take on the musical stage, as he has been cast to play lead Troy in the popular Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical.
While Lee Jae Jin isn’t new to musicals, having made his debut in 2009 musical Shower, it’ll be interesting to see how the FT Island member brings the all-American character to life on stage when the musical comes to Korea on July 2.
2AM’s Jo Kwon
It was only a matter of time before the animated 2AM member would take his talents to the musical world
Everyone has moments in life that they would like to erase forever, and for Shinhwa’s Andy, it would be Kiwi Prince.
On May 13’s broadcast of KBS’ Hello, the Shinhwa members, appearing as guests, were asked what moment in the 15 years of activities they would like to erase.
Before anyone could speak up, Kim Dong Wan asked if he could volunteer for someone else, which Andy quickly responded to by saying, “Don’t.”
But Kim Dong Wan continued, “For us, it’s cute and lovable, but Andy’s dark past is being Kiwi Prince. He really hates it.”
As images of Kiwi Prince floated above everyone’s heads, Andy explained that he became Kiwi Prince for a commercial for a kiwi ice cream bar.
“I went to film the commercial, and because my role was a prince, they told me to appear like a prince
With the second chapter of SBS’ Jang Ok Jung starting up, the ratings are also rising.
Jang Ok Jung went from 8.0 percent to 9.2 in a week as Kim Tae Hee’s character became more evil with the goal of getting revenge towards the members of the royal family and court.
Meanwhile, KBS’ Hello regained its double digit ratings with Shinhwa as the guest on Monday night. The program spotlighted citizens whose mother only fed her sweet potatoes to lose weight, a father who would not stop talking, and a young man with the voice of a woman.
Monday, May 13, 2013
1.MBC Gu Family Book 14.5
2.KBS God of the Workplace 13.1
3.SBS Jang Ok Jung 9.2
1.KBS Hello 10.3