'The Silent Sea' on Netflix: 5 things you never knew about Gong Yoo

'The Silent Sea' on Netflix: 5 things you never knew about Gong Yoo
Gong Yoo in 'The Silent Sea' (Han Sejun | Netflix)

Netflix has always come up with some exciting and interesting thriller series. 'The Silent Sea' is one of the newest addition to the list of thrillers and releases Friday, December 24. The upcoming Korean show revolves around a group of astronauts, who leave Earth to find a mysterious sample from an abandoned research facility on the moon. Based on the 2014 short film ‘The Sea of Tranquility’, 'The Silent Sea' plot revolves around revealing secrets that had been kept hidden by government authorities for a long time.

Gong Yoo, who rose to popularity after the great success of 'Squid Game', plays the central role in the series. You can binge on his other works like 'Train to Busan', 'Silenced', and many others. 


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Gong Yoo as Han Yun-jae

Gong Yoo, a South Korean actor born on July 10, 1979, in Busan, South Korea. To a surprise, the actor's name is a combination of his father's family name "Gong" and this mother's family name "Yoo." Gong Yoo started his career in 2000 as a video jockey on 'Mnet.' Later, the actor developed his acting skills and was part of TV series 'School 4' in 2001.  Apart from acting, Gong Yoo has also hosted the music program camp in 2004.

He gained popularity as an actor in the romantic comedy 'Coffee Prince.' This comedy movie was a huge success for the actor as it not only earned him the desired popularity but also turned him into a Hallyu star. Gong Yoo joined the mandatory military services from January 2008 to December 2009. After dedicating his time and energy to the frontline services, he made his comeback in another romantic comedy movie, 'Finding Mr. Destiny.'



Bae Doona as Doctor Song Ji-an

Bae Doona, who loved acting, dropped her studies to join drama school. She was later cast as the ghost in a Korean remake of the Japanese horror movies, 'The Ring Virus'. Doona has continuously gained fame from her works in various series and movies. Now, the actress will be seen as the female lead role in the upcoming Netflix series 'The Silent Sea.'



Heo Sung-tae as Kim Jae-sun

Heo Sung-tae has more than 60 films and television shows to his credit. Sung-tae began his acting career back in the year 2011 with SBS's talent show 'Miraculous Audition', and in today's scenario, he is one of the most famous and popular actors.


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