Yoon Jae Moon’s praise of SeungGi reminded me of this article that came out a few days ago: (I’m only translating the relevant part!)
The rise of idols, multi-entertainers
The one who has shown the most success as an actor is definitely Lee Seung Gi. He did not get cold feet acting with top star Ha Ji Won, and he easily portrayed the character of an immature prince from the start. Furthermore, when he ascended the throne after the death of his hyung, he also showed a serious image standing up to a multinational military corporation and protecting his love. He has firmly established himself as one of the very few young actors who can always be reliably entrusted with lead roles.
English translation by tryp96.wordpress.com
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