Our favorite triple threat is sparing no efforts for his television comeback since his 2021 military discharge. After the massive JBTC hit Strong Woman Do Bong Soon catapulted Park Hyung Sik to global fame, fans have been on the prowl for his next best drama. And judging by the number of his projects this year, he is working hard to deliver. That said, if you're eager to see more of Hyung Sik in titles both old and new, scroll away!
Here Are 10 K-Dramas Starring Park Hyug Sik:
1. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)
Watch on: Netflix, Viu
Do Bong-soon is a petite and gentle woman with superhuman strength, which she inherits from all the women in her family. After years of struggling to control her talent in the workplace, she finally lands a job as a bodyguard to Ahn Min-hyuk, the young and handsome CEO of an illustrious gaming company. While Min-hyuk instantly falls in love with the powerful Bong-soon, he finds himself competing for her attention with the pedantic In Gook-do. A dutiful police officer and Bong-soon’s childhood friend, Gook-do does not know about Bong-soon’s super-strength and goes out of his way to protect her from harm. When a series of kidnappings upset Bong-soon’s neighborhood, she must decide between finally using her powers for good or keeping her identity and family safe.
Also starring: Park Bo Young, Ji Soo
2. Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)
Watch on: Netflix, Viu
In the Silla period, the reigning Queen Ji So is about to cede the throne to her son, who has come of age but remains hidden from the public. Fearing potential assassins and True Bone officials who hunger for power, the Queen creates Hwarang, an elite group of men who will train in poetry and combat to protect their new King. While the bond between the men of Hwarang deepens, they remain unaware that they are joined by the future King himself, as well as a commoner whose bloodline may disrupt the entire kingdom.
3. Suits (2018)
Watch on: Viu
Choi Kang-seok is the best lawyer and senior partner at the prestigious Kang & Ham Law Firm. He is in the process of recruiting a rookie lawyer when Go Yoon-wo, a parking valet with no legal background, accidentally turns up in his office in an effort to evade trouble in the same building. Kang-seok is so impressed by Yoon-wo’s photographic memory and intelligence that he is chosen over other applicants with actual licenses to practice law. This action-packed series follows the development of their friendship and career.
Also starring: Jang Dong Gun, Ko Sung Hee
4. The Heirs (2013)
Watch on: Viu
The Heirs depicts the relationships and rivalries between wealthy high school students who will inherit the business empires of their families. The drama begins with Kim Tan, the handsome heir of Jeguk Group, exiled to the U.S. by his greedy half-brother. There, he meets and falls in love with the ordinary Chae Eun-sang who is visiting her sister. Unfortunately their instant connection is snuffed by the revelation that Kim Tan is engaged to a fellow heiress. Complications ensue all the way back to Korea, where we discover that Eun-sang is the daughter of Kim Tan’s housekeeper. Kim Tan must now choose between his duty to the family business or his love for Eun-sang.
5. High Society (2015)
Jang Yoon-ha is the youngest daughter of a chaebol (a family-owned conglomerate). In search of true love, Yoon-ha hides her identity as heiress and holds a part-time job at a food market. This is where she meets her bubbly best friend Lee Yi-ji and the hardworking Choi Joon-gi, whose only desire is to marry rich. The negative impressions between Yoon-ha and Joon-gi quickly develop into an unlikely and exciting romance. Meanwhile, Yi-ji catches the interest of Yoo Chang-soo, the young chaebol that Yoon-ha’s mother has arranged for her to marry.
Also starring: UEE, Sung Joon, Lim Ji Yeon
6. What Happens to My Family? (2014)
Watch on: Netflix
Cha Soon-bong’s children are so chaotic that he files a lawsuit against them. As a tofu shop manager and widower, he cannot get them to fulfill their responsibilities to the family. His eldest daughter, Kang-shim has a bloated ego and believes she is above everyone. His eldest son, Kang-jae is resentful of his family’s middle class status. His youngest, Dal-bong has a bad temper and no direction in life. In a last bid to bridge the gap between him and his children, Soon-bong creates a list of comical but legal conditions that will get them to realize the importance of family, before things are too late.
Also starring: Yoo Dong Geun, Kim Hyun Joo, Nam Ji Hyun
7. Nine (2013)
Nine follows the story of Park Sun-woo, a fatally ill anchorman who travels back in time with the help of nine magical incense sticks. Sun-woo is given nine chances to solve his father’s murder from twenty years ago. However, things quickly spiral out of control as he discovers the consequences of time travel on his present life. In the end, the time traveler must choose between completing his mission in the past or preserving his marriage in the present.
Also starring: Lee Jin Wook, Jo Yoon He
8. Youth: Climb the Barrier (2022)
This much-awaited series will trace a love story between Prince Lee-wa and Min Jae-yi. Because Lee-wa suffers a mysterious curse and a Jae-yi is falsely accused of murdering her own family, only they can understand and help each other escape their dark fates.
Also starring: Jeon So Nee, Pyo Ye Jin
9. Soundtrack #1 (2022)
Watch on: Disney+
Han Sun-woo is a quiet and self-questioning photographer. Lee Eun-so, his best friend of twenty years, is a struggling lyricist with a straightforward and honest personality. After a series of career-related frustrations, they agree to burrow up in the same house for two weeks and the line between their friendship and romance starts to blur.
10. Happiness (2021)
Watch on: Netflix, Viu
When a highly infectious disease breaks out in Korea, the residents of Le Ciel Residential Complex are completely sealed off. Among them is Special Operation Unit police squad member Yoon Sae-bom. She secured an apartment in the complex by pretending to marry her high school friend and fellow detective Jung Yi-hyun. As the disease starts to spread in the building, class divisions bring out the worst in the residents. Sae-bom and Yi-hyun must work together to find a cure.
Also starring: Han Hyo Joo, Jo Woo Jin
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