This Actor Is Gradually Taking On “Darker” Concepts With Every Drama

We’re loving the villain concept!

An online community board recently garnered much attention because an actor’s drama posters gradually lost their “color.” Taking a look at the posters, we can see that actor Park Jihoon has tackled a variety of different roles, from bright to dark roles. Let’s take a look at each one, shall we?

Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency (2019)

Although a child actor in the past, he started his adult acting career through his role as Go Young Soo, an image consultant.


Love Revolution (2020)

Park plays the role of Gong Joo Young, a high school student, falls in love at first sight with Wang Ja Rim, a pretty but standoffish girl. Despite her cold attitude, he goes to great lengths to win her heart.
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At A Distance, Spring Is Green (2021)

Park plays the role of Yeo Jun in a coming of age, campus story about youth in their 20s whose lives appear to be like the beauty of spring from afar but cold and harsh when viewed up close.


Weak Hero Class 1 (2022)

Park plays the role of a student named Yeon Sieun, a studious young man who refuses to back down from the bullies in his class.

Love Song For Illusion (2024)

Park plays the role of Sajo Hyun and Akhee, a man with two conflicting personalities and is based on a Naver webtoon of the same name.

Although funny, netizens agreed that they liked his dark and villain-style roles more!

Netizen comments | theqoo
Netizen comments | theqoo
  • “There’s no color left.”
  • “I can’t see him!”
  • “Lololol where’s all the color.”
  • “I never knew I’d see something darker than ‘Weak Hero.’”
  • “There’s a story in his eyes..I love characters that have a story.”
  • “He’s found his own style and color for acting.”
  • “So funny but he really fits the style.”
  • “He’s getting darker and darker.”
  • “He looks like such a baby in the first poster.”
  • “He’s doing a good job building up his filmography.”
  • “He really is getting darker lol.”
  • “But he really suits the darker image.”
  • “He suits the blood, sweat, and tears concept. I loved him in ‘Weak Hero.’”
  • “I watched both ‘Love Revolution’ and ‘Weak Hero’ and I loved ‘Weak Hero’ more.”

Which concept do you think suits him more? Stay tuned for his upcoming KBS K-Drama, Love Song For Illusion premiering on January 1, 2024!

Source: theqoo