IU Should Replace Kim Ji-won in “Queen of Tears”? Netizens Baffled

Recently, a topic insisting that IU should replace actress Kim Ji-won in the K-drama “Queen of Tears” drew attention. 

On April15, a topic titled “I wish IU would replace Kim Ji-won in ‘Queen of Hearts’” was published on the Korean forum Pann Nate. 

According to the author of the article, IU already met Kim Soo-hyun in various projects and activities – namely the 2 K-drama series “The Producers” and “Dream High”. In fact, Kim Soo-hyun even made a cameo in “Hotel Del Luna” due to his friendship with IU

“Kim Soo-hyun is also closer to IU than Kim Ji-won, so their acting won’t be awkward”, the author also insisted. 

Responding to this article, many people expressed that Kim Ji-won is an overall better choice. At the same time, many also mentioned their wish that IU and Kim Soo-hyun will reunite in a new project. 

Below are some comments from netizens: 

  • Before the director changed, Lee Eung-bok’s first choice was IU. After the director changed to Kim Hee-won, the first choice was Kim Ji-won. 
  • Kim Ji-won’s acting skills are outstanding, but I think IU would also suit the role well 
  • Kim Ji-won’s face and acting skills are much better…
  • I like IU a lot, but Kim Ji-won is an extremely talented artist. 

Source: Pann Nate

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