K-Pop Idols Acting in Sitcoms will Continue
By Staff Writer | August 13, 2012 08:14 PM EDT
For idols, the first step to their careers as actors turns out to be sitcoms.
These days, idols must not only be adept at singing and dancing but also acting, in order to be successful. A lot of them are trying to be cast in a variety of projects. miss A's Suzy is now the icon for everyone's first love through the film, "Introduction to Architecture" and Girls Generation's Yoona has transformed into an actress through "You are My Destiny" and "Love Rain."
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Now idols are becoming more and more frequent on sitcoms. Because sitcoms are centered on unique characters and humorous themes, it's perfect for a first attempt at acting for these idol singers.
For f(x)'s Krystal, she gained more popularity by portraying the image of the cute schoolgirl through her roles in "High Kick 2," which was a fresh change from her sexy and charismatic performances on the stage.
For the MBC sitcom "All My Love," 2AM's Jo Kwon, Brown Eyed Girls' Gain, BEAST Yoon Doojoon, and After School's Lizzy all appeared and their appearances were good in creating buzz in the media as well as providing good entertainment for the audiences, which resulted in good ratings overall.
According to a PR representative for a production company, idols nowadays are full of potential that isn't just limited to their musical performances. Sitcoms are good fits for their images as a cute and excited youngster and they will be platforms through which many more idols will launch their acting careers.
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