Netflix 'Tomorrow': 5 things you didn't know about Kim Hee-Seon

Kim Hee-Seon stars alongside Rowoon, Lee Soo Hyuk, and Yoon Ji-on in MBC's forthcoming fantasy drama 'Tomorrow'


                            Netflix 'Tomorrow': 5 things you didn't know about Kim Hee-Seon
The cast of MBC's fantasy drama 'Tomorrow' (@lovely.katie.k/Instagram)
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Netflix is premiering a new fantasy K-drama titled 'Tomorrow', a story about a young guy who wakes up half-human and half-spirit and must now persuade others that life is worth living.

Netflix's official synopsis reads, "Made half-human and half-spirit by accident, a young man is employed by a company of grim reapers in the underworld to carry out special missions."

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Kim Hee-Seon

South Korean actress Kim Hee-Seon is known for her roles in 'Men of the Bath House' (1995), 'Propose' (1997), 'Wedding Dress' (1997), 'Forever Yours' (1998), 'Mister Q' (1998), 'Sunflower' (1998), and 'Tomato' (1998). 

She also appeared in the martial arts movie 'Bichunmoo' (2000) and 'The Myth' (2005), as well as the historical media drama 'Faith' (2012), teenager drama 'Angry Mom' (2015), and the mystery drama 'The Lady in Dignity' (2017).

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When she was in middle school, Kim Hee-Seon won the Fair Face Beauty Contest and began modeling in teen magazines. She, then a high school sophomore, starred in a commercial for Lotte Samkang crab chips in 1993, which led to her acting debut in 'Dinosaur Teacher' and an MC role for the music show 'Live TV Music 20' later that year. She was at the height of her fame in the mid-to-late 1990s, appearing in a string of successful Korean dramas.

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The actress earned the Grand Prize (Daesang) at the 1998 SBS Drama Awards for 'Mister Q', making her the youngest Grand Prize (Daesang) winner ever at the age of 21. During this time, she also starred in countless campaigns and became known as one of Korea's most gorgeous and trend-setting actors both at home and abroad.

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Kim Hee-Seon married in 2007 and quit the entertainment industry to focus on her role as a wife and mother. Apart from appearing in magazines during her five-year break from acting, she wrote 'Kim Hee-sun's Happy Mom Project' in 2009, a book about childcare and how to lose post-pregnancy weight. In 2022, she stars alongside Rowoon, Lee Soo-hyuk, and Yoon Ji-on in the MBC fantasy drama titled 'Tomorrow'.

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Kim Hae Sook

South Korean actress Kim Hae Sook made her acting debut in MBC's 'Chief Inspector' in 1974. She has received over ten awards since then and has appeared in over 30 films. She has also written a book titled 'Mother of Hallyu Stars: Kim Hae-sook's Story'.

Kim Hae Sook in 'Kang-Cheol-i' (IMDb)

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Yoon Ji On

Yoon Ji On is a South Korean actor who debuted in 2016. Since then, he's been in a number of TV dramas, including 'Mr. Sunshine' (2018), 'Search: WWW' (2019), 'Be Melodramatic' (2019), and 'Memorist' (2020).

Lee Soo Hyuk

Lee Soo Hyuk is a model and actor from South Korea. In 2006, he made his modeling debut in designer Jung Wook Jun's Lone Costume fashion show. He walked the runways for some of the country's most well-known fashion companies, including General Idea and Song Zio, as well as cover shots for GQ, Bazaar, and Elle. He moved into acting after participating in music videos for girl groups Gavy NJ and 2NE1 in 2009 and 2010. In 2006, he made his acting debut in the film 'My Boss, My Teacher', in which he played a tiny role. His career took off in 2010 after he starred in the romance film 'The Boy from Ipanema' which received several awards.

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Rowoon

Rowoon is the stage name of Kim Seok-woo, a South Korean singer, actor, and model. As a lead vocalist, he is a member of the K-pop boy band SF9. He is well recognized for his appearances in the television series 'Extraordinary You' (2019), 'She Would Never Know' (2021), and 'The King's Affection' (2021).

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'Tomorrow' premieres on Netflix on April 1, 2022.

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