Do you recognize these young K-pop singers who have turned into hot actors? With Seo Kang Joon's soaring popularity in the hit K-drama Are You Human Too?, it's time to revisit the K-pop group 5urprise that groomed its singers to train in acting before their debut. After their fun web series After School: Lucky or Not. the group's cute members have taken on more roles and matured into rising actors. Who are the members? Where are they now?

In After School: Lucky or Not. the 5urprise (pronounced Surprise) members Yoo Il, Seo Kang Joon, Gong Myung, Lee Tae Hwan, and Kang Tae Oh played high school students who undertake a new bold and fantastical mission each day. Season one was a fan favorite, and a sequel soon followed. To bad that Seo Kang Joon was too busy to continue, but the rest of the gang participated in season two.

(Note: Only season two is still available on DramaFever at this time.)


After School: Lucky or Not - Season 2

Starring Song Joo Hee (Alice) and Kang Tae Oh

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1. Kang Tae Oh

He has become a popular actor in recent romantic dramas such as the soapy You Are Too Much, and Evergreen (That Man, Oh Soo). In 2017, he won the Rising Star award at the 2nd Asia Artists Awards for playing a blind pianist who searched for his birth mother in You Are Too Much. He will next appear in the historical movie Propitious Site for Grave.


Evergreen (That Man, Oh Soo)

Starring Lee Jong Hyun and Kim So Eun

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2. Lee Tae Hwan

He has taken on diverse characters in both historical and modern dramas, notably as a royal prince in Hwajung (Splendid Politics), an investigator in Pride and Prejudice, a former gangster in Please Come Back, Mister, a volleyball captain in Thumping Strike, an industrial design student in My Golden Life, and an embittered older brother in What's Wrong with Secretary Kim. His character also won his sweetheart's hand in the family drama Father, I'll take care of you.

(Can you believe he is the youngest among 5urprise members?)


Father, I'll Take Care of You

Starring Kim Jae Won and Park Eun Bin

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3. Yoo Il

Did you recognize him as the ex-boyfriend to female lead Kim So Eun's character in Evergreen, one of 2018's most popular dramas? After his acting debut, he has taken roles in dramas such as Wonderful Mama and Monster. He has also been active in theater and musicals.

4. Gong Myung

He has been very busy in both dramas and movies. You can find him on DramaFever in Hwajung (Splendid Politics), The Entertainter, Drinking Solo, and most recently, The Bride of the Water God (Habeak) and Revolutionary Love. It won't be long before we see him elevated to be the male lead. His new movie role is a detective in Extreme Job.


The Bride of the Water God (Habaek)

Starring Nam Joo Hyuk and Shin Se Kyung

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5. Seo Kang Joon

We now come to Seo Kang Joon, whose star is probably shining the brightest right now because of the hit drama Are You Human Too?, although he's been building his fandom for a while through notable roles such as in Sly and Single Again, Cheese in the Trap, and The Entertainer, just to mention a few. After his impressive performance in the dual android-human role in the pro-produced Are You Human Too?, he will next star in The Third Charm and Something About Us.

The sky is the limit for our favorite android!


Are You Human Too?

Starring Seo Kang Joon and Gong Seung Yeon

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Have you been following the careers of the 5urprise members? Which singer-actor is your favorite?

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