[Exclusive] IU receives love calls from more than 10 dramas to be aired in 2018
Recently, a controversy arose over IU's appearance in tvN's new drama "My Ajeossi". The drama portrays the romance between a man in his 40s and a woman in her 20s, and it seems it's a very unpleasant theme for IU's fans. IU has been offered the title role of the drama, but nothing is confirmed yet.
By the way, the notable thing is that IU has received love calls from lots of dramas to be aired in 2018 besides "My Ajeossi". According to a person who works for Fave Entertainment, home to IU, the female k-pop star has been offered the title role of more than 10 dramas.
IU has been active not only as a singer but also as an actress since her debut, and the pretty female star has been one of the most sought-after young actresses in the Korean drama industry. But, what's interesting is Korean drama industry's interest in her is higher than ever right now. Do you know why?
You know, in 2017, she made an appearance in "Hyori's Guesthouse", receiving great attention from the public. She has been so popular in Korea, but after her appearance in the program, yeah, she's got more fans. And in September 2017, she released her new album and topped various music charts, proving again her great popularity as a singer. She's now one of the few young female stars who are loved by both men and women of all ages.
In addition, IU has shown good acting performance through her dramas such as "Pretty Boy" and "Moon Lovers : Scarlet Heart Ryeo". I can't say she's a great actress, but, yeah, she does good as an actress.
Not surprisingly, all dramas want a leading actress like IU, who is very popular among the public and shows stable acting performance. Do you think there are young actresses who are as popular as IU and show better acting performance than her? There are just a few. That's why IU has been receiving love calls from lots of dramas to be aired in 2018.
According to the person who works for Fave Entertainment, IU will choose her new drama after wrapping up her concert tour in December. And since there are so many dramas that want IU, she will make a very careful decision.
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