Yoo Chun wins Best New Actor award for Sea Fog
Yoo Chun's acting is superb! The popular idol made his transition into the South Korean acting world with the KBS2 hit drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal. Since then, he has been in demand, and the star had to juggle acting and performing with his group JYJ. Today, that talented juggling act paid off with a high honor from the 34th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards.
The association of film critics named Yoo Chun the Best New Actor for his realistic portrayal of Dong Sik in the movie Sea Fog.
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In the summer release, Yoo Chun's character is the youngest crew member on the fishing vessel Jeonjiho. During his tenure, he falls in love with a Chinese Korean stowaway named Hong Mae.
Sea Fog was based on a heartbreaking true story of stowaways perishing before they made their journey to enter a new country. Yoo Chun starred with fellow actors Kim Yun Seok, Han Ye Ri, and Lee Hee Joon. It was released in theaters on August 15, 2014.