Shin Hye Sun received great expectations for starring in fantasy romantic drama “See You in My 19th Life”

Shin Hye Sun builds anticipation with her next drama “See You in My 19th Life” to be released in June.

“See You in My 19th Life” is one of the most highly anticipated dramas of the year. recently, JTBC announced that the drama will air in the middle of June, on the weekend. The drama will have elements of fantasy and romance. It tells the story of a girl who has lived through many lives and has memories of her past ones. When her 18th life came to a sudden end due to a tragic accident, she tries to reconnect with the people she loves in her 19th life.


Playing the girl who has recollections of her past life, Ban Ji Eum is actress Shin Hye Sun. K-drama enthusiasts are looking forward to the actress’ performance as she fits the character in the original webtoon perfectly. With newly released stills, actress Shin captivated attention with bangs, differentiating this character from her previous roles. Viewers also hope they can see Shin Hye Sun’s various styles through Ban Ji Eum’s multiple lives in the eras she had lived.


“See You in My 19th Life” is Shin Hye Sun’s returning drama after 3 years with no new work. She made a resounding success with the historical drama “Mr. Queen” but could not build an immediate career on it, confusing the audience. Therefore, viewers believe this fantasy romantic drama has to be so excellent Shin Hye Sun decides to take it up after 3 years.

In “See You in My 19th Life”, she will star alongside Ahn Bo Hyun, a famous male star with versatile acting skills. What comes as a challenge to the actor is his physical appearance compared to his webtoon character. Moon Seo Ha in the webtoon is a pale and feeble guy, but Ahn Bo Hyun has a masculine and buff body. Therefore, to look at the part, the actor reportedly dropped 8 kilograms.

Stills of Shin Hye Sun and Ahn Bo Hyun as the main characters in the series

Regarding the actress’ background, Shin Hye Sun was born in 1989. She dream of becoming an actress since she was little but only started her acting career when she was 23. She has a struggling start, only going back and forth with supporting or minor roles during the first five years. Her family also shows her little support.

Moreover, Shin Hye Sun also shared that she did not know how to join the filming industry. Despite having a proper background in Film Art from Sejong University, “My Golden Life” actress was turned down by many entertainment companies and producers.

She landed a minor role in “School 2013” and appeared in two other works, “Angel Eyes” and “High school King of Savy” one year later.

Shin Hye Sun in “My Golden Life”

She continued refining her acting skills with the following hit series, such as “She Was Pretty” and “The Legend of the Blue Sea”. After much effort, the actress got her first lead role in “My Golden Life”, recording the highest rating of 47.5%. She continued with a series of leading roles in “Still 17”, “The Hymn of Death”, and “Angel’s Last Mission: Love”. Shin  Hye Sun gained one step to stardom with “Mr. Queen”.

Mr Queen
The actress in “Mr. Queen”

Hopefully, “See You in My 19th Life” could be Shin Hye Sun’s next big break after a resilient effort to chart a career in the filming industry!

Source: K14 

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