Yeo Jin GooKim Yoo Jung, and Kim So Hyun are three of the hottest young actors in Korean dramas. They each started young in acting, and one particular hit drama was fated to draw the three young talents together and set them on successful paths. Did you guess The Moon that Embraces the Sun? Where are the young lovers now in new dramas?

In case you haven't watched the now classic historical romance drama, The Moon that Embraces the Sun is about a young crown prince who lost his fiancée and was forced to marry a replacement as his crown princess. Years later, he would meet another young woman who resembled his fiancée. How could she be alive? Who was behind the conspiracy to take away his true love? The drama smashed ratings record in South Korea and also rose to be a top favorite for international viewers. 

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The Moon that Embraces the Sun

Starring Kim Soo Hyun and Han Ga In

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Yeo Jin Goo, Kim Yoo Jung, and Kim So Hyun played the young version of the three leading characters involved in a love triangle that is fused with mystery and intrigue. Their roles weren't just quick appearances or flashbacks. They took on the difficult task of playing the leading characters' younger version in six hour-long episodes in the 20-episode series. It's not uncommon to hear viewers say they quit watching a drama after only one episode. In other words, if these young actors weren't successful in their heart-touching performances, many viewers would have abandoned the drama very early on.

Ultimately, the popular historical drama will go on to become one of the greatest romances beyond the realm of Asian dramas. Furthermore, the three young actors' path toward great stardom has just begun and fans couldn't be more delighted to watch them grow up in successive roles

Where can you find them right now in 2017?

Kim Yoo Jung, at 18 (Korean age), completed a movie, Because I Love You, earlier this year. She and Park Bo Gum shot to stratospheric fame with their fabulous performance in the 2016 Moonlight Drawn by Clouds. She recently revealed what the most difficult part was to her in filming the drama.

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Moonlight Drawn by Clouds

Starring Park Bo Gum and Kim Yoo Jung

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Kim So Hyun, at 18 (Korean age), is currently the leading lady for Ruler: Master of the Mask, which also stars Yoo Seung Ho and L (Kim Myung Soo). She also delivered a fascinating cameo as Gong Yoo's sister in Goblin: The Lonely and Great God. She recently shared some thoughts on dating and acting.

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Ruler: Master of the Mask

Starring Yoo Seung Ho and Kim So Hyun

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Yeo Jin Goo, at 20 (Korean age), is currently leading in Circle: Two Worlds Connected, a tense mystery drama with a sci-fi premise.

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Circle: Two Worlds Connected

Starring Yeo Jin Goo and Gong Seung Yeon

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After The Moon that Embraces the Sun, Yeo Jin Goo actually co-starred with Kim So Hyun in another young-version pairing in I Miss You. Will we ever see the three actors together in another drama?

Yeo Jin Goo replied during a recent interview, “If the opportunity ever presents itself, I would really like to act with Kim So Hyun and Kim Yoo Jung again. I haven’t thought about what kind of project I would like to work on with them but I feel like it would be very fun to act with them again, as we have known each other for so long.”

Yes, hopefully such an opportunity will occur sooner than later.

We wish these three rising stars with continued success, and let's check out their new dramas on DramaFever!

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