[NEWS] Kwon Sang-woo returns to the big screen : Since ‘The Accidental Detective’ in 2015, the star has focused on TV


Actor Kwon Sang-woo has returned to the big screen with his new comedy crime thriller, “The Accidental Detective 2: In Action,” that hits theaters on June 13. Through his roles in films such as the melodrama “Stairway to Heaven” (2003), “My Tutor Friend” (2003), and “Spirit of Jeet Keun Do” (2004), he rapidly rose to stardom and became one of the most recognizable Korean actors throughout Asia.

His most recent appearance was on the second season of the KBS drama “Queen of Mystery,” which ran from Feb. 28 to April 19. On the show, he plays the tenacious detective Ha Wan-seung, who works alongside Yoo Seol-ok, played by actor Choi Kang-hee.  Continue reading

[News] Why Kwon Sang Woo is “An Intelligent Actor” (Interview)


On May 25, KBS2’s drama ‘Queen of Mystery’ aired its last episode and actress Choi Kang Hee whom Kwon Sang Woo worked with referred to him as an intelligent actor. She explained that it wouldn’t have been easy for him to play this role because even as the title ‘Queen of Mystery’ shows, it is a drama with a main female character. She also added that before she met Kwon Sang Woo, she read the script and found that his character named Ha Wan Seung wasn’t that appealing as well.

Kwon Sang Woo, who returned to acting in dramas in 3 years, chose to play ‘this character’. Moreover, he brought his character, Ha Wan Seung to life as a successful detective who solves cases through intuition and instincts. He would shout, “Auntie!” to make our hearts race and say, “I am a person who was raised well~” to shamelessly portray the love his character has for himself to stir up laughter. Moreover, we need not mention his legendary action scenes.

Kwon Sang Woo in ‘Queen of Mystery’ was portrayed as an actor who expressed how much he loves his work. I doubt that there is an actor as smart as him out there. Continue reading