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9 Must-Watch Dramas And Movies Of 'River Where The Moon Rises' Actor Na In Woo

His breakthrough role was in the top-rating comedy series 'Mr. Queen!'
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Rising actor Na In Woo is starring in his first-ever lead role to date: as On Dal in the historical drama River Where The Moon Rises. Although his entrance to the series was less than ideal (he replaced controversial actor Ji Soo as the male lead from Episode 7 onwards), he already proved his charm and layered acting skills alongside leading lady Kim So Hyun. The 26-year-old star may have only started his acting career in 2015, but he's already got a variety of on-screen roles under his beltand even more to come in the near future!

To know more about his acting credits, here are nine of Na In Woo's dramas and movies you absolutely need to watch:

1. Her Bucket List (Coming soon)

The plot: The upcoming film is actually based on a webtoon of the same name. Her Bucket List follows a girl who ticks off the boxes from her personal bucket list after her boyfriend passes away. Idol-turned-actress Kim So Hye will play the female lead, while Na In Woo will portray the role of her new boyfriend.


2. Blue Spring From A Distance (Coming soon)

The plot: Blue Spring From A Distance is an upcoming drama that's also based on a webtoon. Na In Woo will star alongside former Wanna One member Park Ji Hoon and True Beauty's Kang Min Ah in this coming-of-age drama about university students.

3. River Where The Moon Rises (2021)

Where to watch it: Viu

The plot: River Where The Moon Rises is a retelling of a classic Korean folk tale about lovers Princess Pyeonggang (Kim So Hyun) and On Dal (Na In Woo). Although born a princess, Pyeonggang was raised as a soldier and has big dreams to become the first-ever Empress of Goguryeo. She is next to unstoppable until she meets On Dal, a peace-keeping man with a gentle soul.

4. Mr. Queen (2020)

Where to watch it: Viu

The plot: This top-rating comedy was Na In Woo's breakthrough role in the Hallyu scene! Mr. Queen follows the story of a present-day male chef of the Blue House who suddenly wakes up in the body of a young queen (Shin Hye Sun) in the Joseon dynasty. Na In Woo plays the role of Kim Byeong In, the cousin of the queen who ends up falling in love with her.

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5. Mystic Pop-Up Bar (2020)

Where to watch it: Netflix

The plot: Mystic Pop-Up Bar is a fantasy and supernatural series based on a webtoon. It's set in a ~mystical~ pojangmacha (an outdoor food stall) and run by a trio of equally mysterious characters who help their customers with their problems by visiting their dreams. Na In Woo plays a supporting role in the drama which is led by Hwang Jung Eum, Yook Sung Jae, and Choi Won Young.

6. Yeonnam Family (2019)

Where to watch it: YouTube

The plot: Yeonnam Family is about three siblings whose father leaves all of his assets to societyexcept a three-story house worth an exorbitant amount of money. Thing is, he'll only give the house to his first child that gets married within six months. Yeonnam Family stars Chae Seo Jin, Na In Woo, Yoon Jin Young, and Kang Tae Sung.

7. It's Okay To Be Sensitive (2018)

Where to watch it: YouTube


The plot: It's Okay To Be Sensitive is a teen web drama that tells the story of five freshmen and their struggles in school, love, and friendships. It stars Kim Da Ye, Hong Seo Young, Kim Young Dae, Na In Woo, and Lee Yoo Mi.  

8. Spark (2016)

Where to watch it: Netflix

The plot: Spark is a mini romance drama that only has 12 episodes. Starring Na In Woo and Nam Bo Ra, Netflix describes the plot as such: "A young woman's life gets a jump-start after she and a musical genius are both struck by the same falling star. But will the side effects derail love?"

9. Shine Or Go Crazy (2015)

The plot: Na In Woo started his acting career in the period drama Shine Or Go Crazy. The series was adapted from a novel of the same name and told the whirlwind romance of Wang So (Jang Hyuk), a Goryeo prince, and Shin Yool (Oh Yeon Seo), a Balhae princess. Na In Woo plays Sewon, the leader of a group of assassins.



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