– Pyo Ye-jin successfully attracted the attention of the audience through his appearance in the Korean drama Taxi Driver.
– Which drama is your favorite?
Pyo Ye jin Hacker Attracts Taxi Driver – The Korean drama Taxi Driver, which was adapted from a Webtoon, was officially released some time ago. The drama, which tells the story of a mysterious taxi company that provides revenge services, also takes Lee Je-hoon and Esom as the main stars. However, the audience’s attention was focused on the appearance of actress Pyo Ye-jin as a female hacker named Ahn Go-eun.
Pyo Ye-jin has debuted in the acting world since 2012 but often gets side character roles. He has only been trusted for big roles in the last few years, including in Taxi Driver which has received praise from various parties. However, Ye-jin can indeed be said to have succeeded in stealing the audience’s attention in every appearance, even though she was a small character.
Well, below KINCIR will provide recommendations for Korean dramas starring Pyo Ye-jin. Come on, see!
1. The Doctors (2016)
As the title implies, The Doctors is a medical-themed Korean drama starring Park Shin-Hye and Kim Rae-won. This drama tells the story of a stubborn girl named Yoo Hye-Jung played by Shin-Hye who wants to become a doctor. Hye-Jung’s rude attitude turns into a gentle doctor after she meets her mentor.
Given that this drama has a medical theme and takes place in a hospital setting, of course, there are many nurse characters involved in the series. Well, one of the nurses is Hyun Soo-jin who is told as a fifth-year nurse and played by Pyo Ye-jin. Although her role is relatively small, Ye-jin is starting to get attention in the acting world thanks to her appearance in this medical series.
2. Fight for My Way (2017)
Through the Korean drama Fight for My Way, starring Park Seo-Joon, we are presented with the close friendship and love relationship of four people in achieving their dreams. They are Ko Dong-man who is pursuing the UFC competition, Choi Ae-ra who is pursuing her dream as a host, Kim Joo-man who works at an online shopping company, and Baek Seol-hee as Joo-man’s lover.
Well, Jang Ye-jin’s character, played by Pyo Ye-jin, also has an important role in Baek Seol-hee and Kim Joo-man’s romantic relationship. You see, Ye-jin is told as a new employee at the company where Joo-man works and secretly likes the guy. His existence also makes Seol-hee and Joo-man’s relationship on the brink.
Ye-jin’s acting in this drama also managed to steal the attention even though she only appeared as a supporting character. She also for the first time managed to get a nomination as “Best Newest Actress” at the 2017 KBS Drama Awards.
3. While You Were Sleeping (2017)
While You Were Sleeping tells the story of Nam Hong-Joo (Bae Suzy) who can see bad events in the future through her dreams. Then, there is also a prosecutor named Jung Jae-chan (Lee Jong-suk) who can prevent Hong-Joo’s nightmares. The two main characters are then told to be dating, but between them, there is a third person, namely Han Woo-Tak (Jung Hae-in).
The existence of Han Woo-Tak who works as the second lead in this drama also succeeded in making the women who watched fall in love with him because of his very kind attitude. However, in addition to the audience, in this Korean drama, some characters have a crush on Woo-Tak. She is a policewoman named Cha Yeo-Jung, played by Pyo Ye-jin.
4. Love Returns (2017)
Love Returns can be said to be the first drama where Pyo Ye-jin got a share as the main character. In this Korean drama, Ye-jin plays a girl named Gil Eun-jo who lost everything after living a difficult life since childhood. This also makes Eun-jo try to start her life again from scratch to find happiness.
At that moment, Eun-jo also met a boy named Hong Seok-Pyo who later changed his life. Ye-jin’s performance in her debut as the main character received praise and earned her a nomination for “Best New Actress” at the 2017 KBS Drama Awards, along with her performance in Fight for My Way.
5. What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018)
After becoming the main character in Love Returns, Pyo Ye-jin was involved again as a supporting character in this webtoon adaptation drama. Even so, Ye-jin’s appearance in What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim still managed to attract attention and even made her career soar. Moreover, Ye-jin won her first trophy in acting as the “Popular Character Award” at the Korea Drama Awards.
In this Korean drama, Ye-jin plays the role of Kim Ji-a, a girl who is recruited as a secretary at the company owned by her character Park Seo-Joon, namely Lee Young-Joon. He was also invited to be trained to replace Kim Mi-so (Park Min-young) who plans to resign from his position as secretary to Lee Young-Joon.
6. VIP (2019)
VIP became one of the most popular Korean dramas in 2019. The affair-themed drama tells the story of a Sung Un Department Store employee who works for a VIP client. Well, one of the employees named Na Jeong-Seon (Jang Na-ra) began to suspect that her husband was secretly having an affair with his co-worker at the mall.
In this drama, Pyo Ye-jin is again trusted to be one of the main characters by playing the figure of On Yoo-RI who also works at the Sung Un Department Store. However, because Yoo-Ri comes from a poor family, she is often the subject of gossip by her coworkers at the mall.
Ye-jin’s acting in this drama was also successful in playing the emotions of the audience. In fact, due to her role as Yoo-Ri in this drakor, Ye-jin had received criticism from the audience who were annoyed with her character. This also proves that Ye-jin’s acting as her character was very successful and made her worthy of the “Best Character Award” at the 2019 SBS Drama Awards.
7. Taxi Driver (2021)
The most recent Korean drama starring Pyo Ye-jin in 2021 is Taxi Driver which was adapted from a webtoon of the same name. In this drama, Ye-jin plays a hacker girl named Ahn Go-eun from a mysterious taxi company named that provides revenge services for victims of injustice. Go-eun is often involved behind the scenes in every mission carried out by her company.
Ye-jin’s involvement in Taxi Driver was actually to replace Naeun ‘April’ who stepped down from her role as Go-eun due to a bullying scandal. Ye-jin was only involved in the rework of the drama only a few weeks before it was released. However, Ye-jin’s acting performance on set as Go-eun often gets praise from the director, staff, and co-stars in Taxi Driver.
Well, that’s several Korean dramas, starring Pyo Ye-jin. Out of these dramas, which one is your favorite?