3 impressive movie characters played by Kim Woo-bin before fighting cancer and being called Shin Min-ah’s boyfriend

Before meeting Kim Woo-bin in his return work “Our Blues”, let’s look through 3 old movies in which he showed outstanding performances.

Actor Kim Woo-bin will complete his return ceremony through tvN’s entertainment show “Boss By Chance 2”. After fighting nasopharynx cancer, Kim Woo-bin will make a comeback as an actor after 6 years through tvN’s Sat-Sun drama “Our Blues”, which will air next month, raising the viewers’ expectations and interest. As a result, attention is also drawn to his appearance before being called Shin Min-ah’s boyfriend.

Together with Lee Kwang-soo and Im Joo-hwan, Kim Woo-bin has worked as a part-timer from the first business day in “Boss By Chance 2”, which was aired for the first time on February 17th, and shown his considerate and warm side as the youngest member. In the 6th episode to be aired on March 30th, Kim Woo-bin will say goodbye to Jo In-sung and Cha Tae-hyun after finishing his three working days.

Our Blues

However, Kim Woo-bin plans to transform into a sincere and honest captain Park Jung-joon in “Our Blues”, which will broadcast its first episode on April 9th, and forms a romance with Lee Young-ok (Han Ji-min), a first-year haenyeo. As this is Kim Woo-bin’s return film after KBS2’s “Uncontrollably Fond” (2016), the viewers are raising high expectations to see his performances after a while.

In particular, before suspending activities to fight nasopharynx cancer, Kim Woo-bin had worked harder than anyone else. He showed different images, such as playing rebellious characters in the drama “The Heirs”, “School 2013”,  and the movie “Friend 2”, performing spectacular actions scenes in the movie “The Con Artists”, as well as transforming into a player in the movie “Twenty”. Let’s take a look at some of the past characters of actor Kim Woo-bin, who has been known as ‘Shin Min-ah’s official boyfriend for 8 years’.

“Friend 2” (2013)

Friend 2” tells the story that happens when Jun-seok (Yoo Oh-sung), who is released from the prison 17 years after the tragic ending of Dong-soo (Jang Dong-gun)’s death in the previous work, meets Dong-soo’s hidden son Sung-hoon (Kim Woo-bin).

Kim Woo-bin

In the movie, Kim Woo-bin not only performed curses but also killed people. He delicately portrayed a sad look and fine facial expressions of a character who has an unfortunate family background and is hungry for affection, showing the peak of a rebellious child.

In addition, he proved his presence as an actor while working alongside his great seniors, and challenged acting dialect for the first time without awkwardness.

“The Con Artists” (2014)

“The Con Artists” tells about engineers gathering to rob 150 billion won hidden in Incheon Customs, which is equipped with the best security in Northeast Asia, within the time limit of 40 minutes. 

Kim Woo-bin, who played the role of Ji-hyuk, a safe-cracker who lives the high life by stealing antiques and jewelry, took off his rebellious and rough image to transform into a bright atmosphere. He was evaluated as the key person in breaking even (2.5 million people).

Kim Woo-bin

In particular, the “shower scene”, which he completed by giving up late-night snacks and focusing on exercise, was an extremely commercial scene as the director said, and it was enough to draw cheers from fans.

“Twenty” (2015)

Twenty” is a story about the love and friendship of three energetic friends who has turned 20, when infinite possibilities are open, can be anything and can love anyone.

Kim Woo-bin played Chi-ho, an unemployed player living in the moment and whose number one priority is dating and chasing women. Lee Jun-ho transformed into Dong-woo, who dreams of becoming a cartoonist, but is forced to become the breadwinner and take on several part-time jobs when his family goes bankrupt. Kang Ha-neul took on the role of Kyung-jae, a goody-two-shoes university student whose goal is to get accepted at a corporate job.

Kim Woo-bin

Above all, Kim Woo-bin cleverly asks for a breakup in front of his girlfriend to seduce a rich woman. He chooses “ugly” over “coolness” as a character who does not hesitate to be a two-timer, bringing laughter to the audience.

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