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Why This South Korean Actor Is The New Talk Of The Town

By Stem A Sparks | March 07, 2017 01:46 AM EST

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After his recent appearance on TV as one of the lead actors, Gong Yoo's fame shoot up along with the success of his drama making him one of the talks of the South Korea's online community. Even after the show ended a month ago, everyone is still suffering from the Goblin fever, leaving him still spot on as one of the most sought topics to talk about by the netizens.

The results gathered by the research institute, Rekorea.net from the amassed data on the most discussed Korean celebrities from January 16 to February 21 showed Gong Yoo flawlessly emerging on the top along with other actors, Zo In Sung coming as second and Yoo Hae Jin taking the third place.

According to the report made by the Korea Portal, netizens also typed in words like "smile" and "like" along with his name, Gong Yoo, who was also been profusely mentioned.

In comparison with Zo In Jung who played a role in the movie "The King", Gong Yoo quadrupled Zo In Jung's consumer participation rate of 400,000 making Gong Yoo's more than 2.6 million.

Director Gu-chang Hwan of Rekorea.net said that as can be seen through the increased consumption of the past films, public attention to Gong Yoo is rapidly heating up. On the other hand, Gong Yoo is set to take a break from work from March after his overloaded schedule of photo shoots and commercial filming. He was reported to be in Dubai for a commercial shoot and will return to Seoul for a fan event on Friday according to the recent news of International Business Times.

Gong Yoo's agency released a statement, announcing his break to explore potential options for his future work, which said to be leaning more to a film than a TV series.

TvN's Goblin, starring Gong Yoo, Kim Go-Eun, Lee Dong-Wook, Yoo In-na, and Yook Sung-Jae aired every Friday and Saturday, starting from December 2, 2016 until January 21, 2017 completing 16 episodes with two special episodes aired on February 3 and February 4 full of behind the scenes, bloopers, and interviews.

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