Seo Yea-Ji: Movies, K-Dramas, Bio, and Scandals

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Seo Yea-Ji wants to become a TV news anchor

Seo Ye-ji (Korean: 서예지; also spelled as Seo Ye-ji) is a South Korean actress. Seo’s initial plan was to be a TV news anchor, but things changed when she drew the eye of the CEO of her then-management company, Made in Chan Entertainment, who urged her to try acting. She debuted in the entertainment sector in March 2013, when she appeared in a commercial for SK Telecom. In May 2013, she played the character of Min-joo in the Samsung Galaxy S4 short film Love. From September 23, 2013 until May 15, 2014, she made her acting debut in the tvN sitcom Potato Star 2013QR3, which aired for 120 episodes.

In 2014 Seo Yea-Ji nominated for Best New Actress at the 2014 MBC Drama Awards

She subsequently went on to star in the MBC historical drama Diary of a Night Watchman (2014), for which she received a nomination for Best New Actress at the 2014 MBC Drama Awards. Following that, she starred as a civil servant in the tvN television series Super Daddy Yeol (2015) and the popular jTBC television series Last (2015).

When she made her debut in the popular historical drama film The Throne (2015)

Seo made her big screen debut in the popular historical drama film The Throne (2015), where she played Queen Jeongsun, after gaining fans’ interest with her drama Last. Her film Circle of Atonement was released after that (2015). She also participated in the music video “Let’s Not Fall In Love” by South Korean boy band Big Bang (2015).

She left Chan Entertainment in 2016 and starts working with King Entertainment

She made her big-screen debut in the film Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River (2016), in which she played one of the major characters in the KBS drama Moorim School: Saga of the Brave (2016). Following that, she appeared as a supporting character in the KBS drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016-17). Seo left Made in Chan Entertainment in 2016 after her contract with her management business ended, and she began working with King Entertainment.

In 2017, When her fans called her with “New Thriller Queen”

Seo’s first leading role in 2017 was in the film Another Way (2017), which dealt with the theme of suicide pacts.   When she participated in the OCN thriller mystery television series Save Me  (2017), audiences nicknamed her the “New Thriller Queen”.

Seo was appointed an honorary police officer by the National Police Agency as a result of her role in 2018

She later acted alongside Kim Jung-Hyun in the world’s first 4DX VR film, Stay With Me (2018). In the tvN drama Lawless Lawyer (2018), she co-starred with Lee Joon-gi as a lawyer who struggles to manage her temper. The show was a commercial success, and it went on to become one of the most popular Korean dramas in cable television history. Seo was appointed an honorary police officer by the National Police Agency as a result of her role.

Seo signed with Gold Medalist talent agency

Warning: Do Not Play (2019) and By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture (2019) were both released in 2019. Seo signed Gold Medalist, a newly formed talent agency, on January 1, 2020.

Seo gained a lot of fame and received a lot of media attention in Korea and around the world from romance drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

Seo’s first project with her new management business was the broadcast romance drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, which aired on tvN and Netflix (2020). She played a bestselling children’s book author with a personality issue, alongside Kim Soo-hyun in the film. The New York Times named the series one of “The Best International Shows of 2020” and described Seo’s performance as “mesmerizing.” Seo gained a lot of fame and received a lot of media attention in Korea and around the world.

In 2021, she co-starred with Kim Kang-woo in the mystery thriller film Recalled, directed by Seo Yoo-min, which was a box office hit. On its debut weekend, Recalled topped the box office in the area.

All The Controversies Involving Seo Yea Ji..

Seo Ye-Ji, a major international star due to her role in the 2020’s It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, is in the midst of what may be her biggest career crisis. Seo has been accused of school bullying, mistreating staff, and falsifying her educational record just days after she was accused of manipulating her then-boyfriend, actor Kim Jung-Hyun when he was filming MBC’s romance drama Time.

Read about “Is Seo Ye-ji’s Career Over? All you need to know about her recent scandal

Films

Year Title Role
2013 Love Min-joo
2015 Circle of Atonement Kang Yoo-shin
The Throne Queen Jeongsun
2016 Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River Gyu-young
2017 The Bros Sa-ra
Another Way Jung-won
2018 Stay With Me Yeon-soo
2019 By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture Seong Eun-yeong
Warning: Do Not Play Mi-jung
2021 Recalled Soo-jin

Television Series

Year Title Role
2013 Potato Star 2013QR3 Noh Soo-young
2014 Drama Special “The Three Female Runaways” Soo-ji
Diary of a Night Watchman Park Soo-ryeon
Drama Festival “Gabon” Kyung Hee
2015 Last Shin Na-ra
Super Daddy Yeol Hwang Ji-hye
2016 Another Oh Hae-young Oh Seo-hee (cameo, episode 15)
Moorim School: Saga of the Brave Shim Soon-duk
Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth Princess Sook-myung
2017 Save Me Im Sang-mi
2018 Lawless Lawyer Ha Jae-yi
2020 It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Ko Moon-young

 Variety Show & Music Video done by Seo Yea-Ji

Year Title Role/ Artist
2015 World Changing Quiz MC
2015 “Let’s Not Fall in Love” Big Bang

Big achievement by Seo Yea-Ji(Awards and nominations)

Award ceremony Year Category Work(s) / Nominee(s) Result
APAN Star Awards 2021 Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Won
Popular Star Award, Actress Won
KT Seezn Star Award Seo Ye-ji Nominated
Asia Artist Awards 2020 Best Artist Award It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Won
AAA Hot Issue Award Seo Ye-ji Won
Baeksang Arts Awards 2017 Most Popular Actress – Film Another Way Nominated
2021 Best Actress – Television It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Nominated
Most Popular Actress Seo Ye-ji Won
Brand of the Year Awards 2020 Actress of the Year Won
Buil Film Awards 2020 Popular Star Award By Quantum Physics: A Nightlife Venture Won
MBC Drama Awards 2014 Best New Actress Diary of a Night Watchman Nominated
Annual Soompi Awards 2019 Actress of the Year Lawless Lawyer Nominated

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