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Will Jung Seok Won Become the Next CF King?

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2012.03.30 17:15 Mwave Choi, EunHwa Translation Credit : Ju Ahn Lee

Jung Seok Won, who is currently starring in the SBS drama Rooftop Prince, has attracted the attention of the public thanks to his increasing popularity with advertising companies.

An official from an advertising company met with enews on March 30 and said, “Jung Seok Won has emerged as a hot star in the CF industry nowadays. Advertising companies are coming to him in droves due to his diverse image from with his various productions.”

Will Jung Seok Won Become the Next CF King?

Although Jung Seok Won is currently only modeling for men’s wear HU.I.Z and cosmetic LG O HUI For Men, it was revealed that he was being approached by a growing number of companies from the food, telecommunication, electronics, beverage and dairy product industry.

Many picked Jung Seok Won’s ability to portray a diverse group of characters in his various productions as the deciding factor to why he was able to attract large amount of advertising deals from a mixed group of companies.

In KBS2’s Ojakgyo Brothers, which ended in February, Jung Seok Won’s character was inserted in the second half of the drama and his character continued to play a decisive role in the development of the drama.

And although he was the love disruptor between Tae Hee (Ju Won) and Ja Eun (Uee), his character was known as the good-looking guy of Ojakgyo Brothers, thanks to his gentle and smooth image.

In last year’s movie The Beast, Jung Seok Won appeared as a Special Force member Tae Hoon and marvelously depicted a man’s transformation into a beast in his quest for revenge. Jung Seok Won’s charismatic and tough manly image and even gained him the nickname ‘the second Choi Min Soo’, cementing his status as a genuine tough guy.

Currently in Rooftop Prince, Jung Seok Won appears as Woo Yong Sool, a servant to the crown prince. Although he is a hot head who lets his fists do most of the talking, Jung Seok Won’s serious character meshes extremely well with the comic and lively drama atmosphere, evoking the laughter from the viewers.

“In Rooftop Prince, Jung Seok Won was able to showcase his comic and funny charms instead of the tough and masculine appeal he has shown in the past. Jung Seok Won’s charms have revealed themselves through his various roles and have had a synergistic effect with one another,” the official revealed.

Meanwhile, Jung Seok Won will reacquaint himself to audiences later this year with his appearance in the movie Flight: Close to the Sun. The cast will include Rain, who is currently serving in the Korean army, as well as Shin Se Kyung, Kim Sung Soo and Yoo Joon Sang. The film willl also include the stories of South Korea’s greatest fighter pilots.

Photo credit: Kim Byung Kwan

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