Park Seo Joon: Our Bias of the Week!
Updated: Oct 26, 2020
PARK SEO JOON
Birthday: December 16th, 1988
His Instagram: @bn_sj2013
His YouTube Channel: Record PARK's
Park Seo Jun is well-deserving of our "Bias of the Week" title.
One-fifth of the celeb friend group that calls themselves the "Wooga Squad" he is definitely part of the cool kids club.
Wooga Squad: Christmas 2019 - Park Seo jun, V, Peakboy and Choi Woo Sik.
(Missing is fifth member Park Hyung Sik who is still doing his military service.)
If his good looks and charm aren't enough to woo you, then perhaps his acting will do the trick.
I don't know anyone who doesn't fall at least a little in love with this man once they've seen him act.
I have to admit... it took me a little time to warm up to him in the first drama I watched him in. "She Was Pretty" (also starring a very funny Choi Siwon), is a classic Kdrama comedy and well worth your time but Seo-Joon's tsundere style CEO character hid some of his charms in the first couple of episodes. However, by episode three I was sold and there was no going back.
I believe it is the comedy-drama, "Hwarang" that really showed off his acting chops. Although the show didn't have the same gravitas as say, Love In The Moonlight. Or the same budget as Descendants of the Sun, it did give us a full bouquet of 'flower boys,' known in my house as the Handsome Men's Club. (Yes, okay... I live alone but surely I am not the only one calling them that). The obvious camaraderie that developed with the Hwarang boys created an onscreen chemistry that was hard to beat.
[SPOILER ALERT] And when young "V" (Taeyoung) it really did seem like Seo Joon's heart broke. The range of emotions required of him in the role of 'BirdDog' was truly amazing. In one episode he would be romantic and charming, furiously angry, and desperately sad. [SPOILER OVER]
He was equally watchable in 2018's "Fight My Way" acting alongside Kim Ji Won.
He plays Ko Dong Man, a former taekwondo player who used to be famous but now helps out at a local dojo, until he is inspired to give mixed martial arts.
As he struggles to break free of the mediocre life he has fallen into he finds himself falling in love with his long time best friend, Choi Ae-ra.
Ae-ra is also longing to make something of herself leaving behind her stable but unfulfilling job at the info desk of a large shopping mall to pursue a career as an announcer. She has long been in love with Dong Man and has hated the power his on again, off again girlfriend Park Hye Ran, played by Lee Elijah.
Dong-man's ex-girlfriend was a famous anchor who divorced her a wealthy husband but seemingly without scandal and is now trying to get back with Dong-man after dumping him.
The 16 episode series stayed at the top of the rankings it's entire run.
PSJ's next project is a feature film titled, Dream, coming out in 2020 and co-starring IU.
Synopsis: Soccer player, Yoon Hong-Dae (Park Seo-Joon), becomes unexpectedly involved in a case and receives disciplinary measure. He's appointed the coach for a special national soccer team, made up of homeless people who have never before played soccer. Their goal is to compete in the Homeless World Cup. IU plays his love interest.
It is a return to the big screen after another successful run with Itaewon Class.
A little glimpse at the chemistry between IU and PSJ in a Chamisul Hite Jinro commercial