Seo Hyun Jin Reacts to Being Called Next Gong Hyo Jin aka the ‘Rom-Com Queen’

Seo Hyun Jin dishes out her honest thoughts about gaining a new title and being next in line as the “rom-com queen.”

Gong Hyo Jin has long been known as “Kdrama’s rom-com queen” because of her successful series such as “Pasta,” “The Master’s Sun,” “It’s Okay That’s Love,” “Jealousy Incarnate,” “Crazy Romance” and “When the Camellia Blooms.”

However, during Seo Hyun Jin’s appearance on KBS 2TV’s “Year-Round Live,” she revealed that she was flattered but mentioned the names of actresses whom she thinks deserved the title better. 

Seo Hyun Jin Drops Three Names Whom She Thinks are the Kdrama’s Rom-Com Queen

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During the interview, as obtained by a media outlet, she expressed her thoughts about being called the “rom-com queen” due to her previous Kdramas. 

The 37-year-old actress admits she is “skeptical at first,” but now she feels “grateful” that people recognized her talent. 

When asked about the actresses who come to her mind when she hears “rom-com queen,” the “You Are My Spring” star named her top three stars she thinks fit for the title. 

Of course, she mentioned Gong Hyo Jin, followed by Jung Yu Mi and Kim Sejeong, who recently made waves because of her portrayal of Shin Ha Ri in “A Business Proposal” with Ahn Hyo Seop. 

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Moreover, Seo Hyun Jin humbly said she “can’t even be in the top 10.”

Seo Hyun Jin’s last appearance on the small screen was the 2021 romance drama “You Are My Spring” opposite Kim Dong Wook. 

Seo Hyun Jin’s New Drama and Movie

Seo Hyun Jin Net Worth

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However, she is making a comeback through an upcoming Kdrama “Why Her” with Hwang In Youp, Bae In Hyuk, and “Escape from Mogadishu” star Heo Joon Ho. 

Helmed by “While You Were Sleeping” director Park Soo Jin, the SBS series focuses on the life of Oh Soo Jae, the youngest partner at one of the country’s most prestigious law firms. 

Seo Hyun Jin’s new drama is slated to premiere on June 3, airing every Friday and Saturday through SBS and subtitles via Viki. 

In addition, the actress has current back-to-back projects airing this June.

Besides her new drama, the 37-year-old beauty also headlines the movie “Cassiopeia” which premiered on June 1. 

Depicting the story of the father-daughter relationship and how they deal with dementia, veteran actor Ahn Sung Ki joins Seo Hyun Jin as the lead star. 

As noted by the Korea Times, “Cassiopeia” was her “first lead role in a motion picture”; hence the actress says she’s “anxious to see how the audience would react.”

She then revealed that she got the offer about two years ago and happily accepted it, thinking it was her opportunity to come out of her comfort zone.

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Written by Geca Wills


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