Despite starring in popular series, the following actors have disappointed viewers with their poor acting performances and failure to convey emotions.
Besides actors who impress the audiences with their acting talent, showcasing diverse expressions, 2021 also witnessed many rather mediocre performances of some actors. Some loyal viewers even claim that these actors are like an “obstruction” that ruins their experience while watching the dramas. Let’s take a look at 5 familiar actors who have received the most criticism for their acting this year.
Park Ha Sun (The Veil)
The latest star in this list who gets criticized for acting in 2021 is actress Park Ha Sun in The Veil. This is an ongoing drama and is even called the savior of MBC because after nearly a year with unsuccessful productions, the broadcasting network could finally release a drama with positive ratings. However, if Nam Goong Min has been showing his brilliant acting that receives many compliments, the female lead Park Ha Sun is the total opposite.
Many netizens comment that the female lead does not have any presence when standing next to the male lead. This female lead role is well-written and is meant to be interesting, but Park Ha Sun’s limited acting skills make her character boring. The actress’s vocalization is also said to be suitable for comedies, not a crime drama. Because of the female lead’s ridiculous dialogue and poor acting, the viewers claim that Nam Goong Min is single handedly “carrying” the entire cast. Not to mention Park Ha Sun’s look in The Veil also gets negative reactions.
Song Kang (Nevertheless)
2021 is definitely Song Kang‘s year when he constantly appears in different projects, becoming the focus of attention for many months with a series of dramas. However, despite his handsome look, viewers always find Song Kang’s acting an issue, especially in his latest popular drama Nevertheless.
Song Kang impresses viewers with his flawless and attractive appearance in Nevertheless. However, as soon as the drama was broadcast, what became a trending topic was his limited acting skills, rather than how good-looking he is. Many viewers left comments that Song Kang’s acting is not only awkward without any highlight, especially lacking in expression, but his pronunciation is also under par. Apart from his face, there is nothing left to praise. Perhaps the tight schedule has prevented the actor from making progress. Hopefully, he will improve his acting in the future to match his popularity.
Kim Young Dae (Penthouse)
Similar to Song Kang, Kim Young Dae has also received extremely good resources in the past 2 years, especially his role as Ju Seok Hoon in SBS blockbuster Penthouse. Although he only played a supporting role, he had a golden opportunity to become a star. However, it seems that Kim Young Dae has only attracted attention thanks to his handsome face and attractive appearance, but his acting skills have not yet improved.
Netizens believe that Kim Young Dae can act in an idol drama with a cool face, but he can’t communicate his feelings in some works that need nuanced inner acting. Many scenes in Penthouse expose Kim Young Dae’s lack of acting abilities since he just has one expression no matter how much the character hurts. Kim Young Dae’s next project will present a significant challenge because he will be playing the male lead with Lee Sung Kyung. I hope he continues to develop his acting abilities and does well in the upcoming drama to achieve new milestones in his career.
Hyeri (My Roommate Is A Gumiho)
The drama “My Roommate Is a Gumiho” was favorably praised when it was initially released, but from the middle until the end of the drama Hyeri only garnered criticism for her poor acting abilities. It appears that Hyeri is still haunted by the role of Duk Sun in Reply 1988.
This is not the first time Hyeri has received negative feedback. Prior to then, she was frequently subjected to criticism similar to this after Reply 1988. Despite working with renowned actors such as Ji Sung and Jo Jung Suk, her skills did not improve. Many people also remarked that Hyeri’s role as Duk Sun was genuinely a once-in-a-lifetime moment because she could no longer play any excellent roles after that.
Cha Eun Woo (True Beauty)
Cha Eun Woo is not an experienced actor yet, but he has starred in a good number of dramas. However, the controversy over the acting skills of this handsome idol-turned actor has never reduced. His latest drama True Beauty is no exception. Netizens pointed out that Cha Eun Woo always has a stunned expression in every scene. He shows extremely unsophisticated expressions, or rather no expression at all, which fails to convey the emotions the scenes are supposed to have.
Besides, netizens left comments saying that they would be fine with Cha Eun Woo’s acting if he only starred in one drama, but he has continuously been part of many productions while playing a similar kind of character. He has not shown any progress in acting and is unable to break through. No viewer wants to watch an actor who is only good looking while not improving their skills.
Above are 5 actors who disappoint viewers with their lackluster acting performances. Some really have awkward acting, some probably chose the wrong roles that don’t suit them, but these actors all bring a feeling of dissatisfaction to the audience when watching the dramas they star in. Young viewers have become much more easy-going lately, and new actors always have the opportunity to show and prove their abilities, so hopefully these actors will gradually improve and enhance their skills to soon get recognition from the audience. It’s great to have both visuals and good acting.