Netizens upset with SM Entertainment’s blatant nepotism in drama casting

EXO‘s Chanyeol will finally be able to show off his acting skills, with the singer confirmed for his first drama role in upcoming series Gaia

Upon discovering that the drama is being produced by his label SM Entertainment, however, netizens have accused the show of nepotism, claiming that Chanyeol was only cast because of his position in the agency. In fact, after realizing that Girls’ Generation‘s Yuri has also been cast in the drama, many netizens claimed that it would be a guaranteed flop, citing another example of a drama that failed because of nepotism.

Find out what Netizens had to say about this article below!


Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

[+ 2596, – 131] Produced by SM…no wonder

[+ 2305, – 138] Reminds me of “Dear Beautiful” they produced it and filled it with their own and flopped..

[+ 2152, – 134] I really wish Kang Haneul would not do this drama…I heard the lead is SNSD Yuri..

[+ 1384, – 84] Produced by SM….

Source: Sports Chosun