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12 Must-Watch Dramas And Movies Of 'Vincenzo' Star Ok Taecyeon

The K-pop idol has been killing it in the acting scene for over a decade now!
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Ok Taecyeon may have debuted as a K-pop idol under the group 2PM in 2008, but he's had a long-lasting career in acting since 2010. At 32-years-old, Taecyeon has starred in a slew of Korean dramas and a handful of films as well. He most recently was part of the explosive cast of tvN's top-rating drama Vincenzo.

To know more about Ok Taecyeon's acting credits, here are 12 of his must-watch K-dramas and movies:

Early Projects

1. Dream High (2011)

Where to watch it: Netflix

The plot: Premiering in 2011, the series revolves around a group of talented students at the fictional performance academy, Kirin Art School: a classically trained former rich girl (Suzy), a small-town musical genius (Kim Soo Hyun), and a bad boy with a hidden passion for dance (Ok Taecyeon). (Read: Here's What The Cast Of 'Dream High' Is Up To Now)

2. Who Are You? (2013)

Where to watch it: Viu

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The plot: Detective Shi On (So E Hyun) has a secret ability to see ghosts, while her partner Detective Gun Woo (Ok Taecyeon) doesn't believe in such supernatural elements. While working on cold cases, Detective Shi On uses her ability to solve them with Detective Gun Woo slowly opening up his beliefs.

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3. Marriage Blue (2013)

The plot: This rom-com film is actually Ok Taecyeon's first film! Marriage Blue follows four engaged couples as they get ready for their weddings. Ok Taecyeon plays chef Won Cheol whose fiancée is nail artist So Mi (Lee Yeon Hee). Even though they've been together for seven years, "So Mi feels something is missing in her life. She wants to feel pure love, but Won Cheol thinks of their marriage more of as a living arrangement. Several days prior to their wedding, So Mi travels to Jeju Island for a nail art competition. There, she meets tour guide and webcomic writer (Ju Ji Hoon)." (AsianWiki)

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4. Wonderful Days (2014)

Where to watch it: YouTube

The plot: After 14 years, successful prosecutor Dong Suk (Lee Seo Jin) goes back to his hometown and his complicated family. He then meets his first love and tries to rekindle his relationship with her. Ok Taecyeon plays Dong Suk's younger brother, Dong Hee, who's been through a lot of hardships growing up.

5. Assembly (2015)

The plot: This political drama is set in the world of Korea's National Assembly. According to AsianWiki, "Jin Sang Pil (Jung Jae Young) is elected as a member of the national assembly. Prior to his new post, he worked as a welder in a shipyard. He is simple, brave, and righteous, but his work as a National Assembly member is poor. With the help of his aid Choi In Gyeong (Song Yoon A), Jin Sang Pil is able to become an honorable National Assembly member."

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6. Let's Fight, Ghost/Bring It On, Ghost (2016)

Where to watch it: Viu

The plot: This 2016 supernatural drama stars Kim So Hyun as Hyun Ji, a studious 19-year-old girl who suddenly passes away and becomes a ghost. She roams around the ~living~ and comes across exorcist Park Bong Pal (Ok Taecyeon). They then team up to help spirits cross over to the afterlife.

7. Save Me (2017)

Where to watch it: Netflix, Viu

The plot: In Save Me, Ok Taecyeon plays the role of Han Sang Hwan, the son of a corrupt politician. The 2017 thriller tackles suicide, brainwashing by religious cults, and violence. Netflix describes Save Me as such: "Four young men come to the rescue of a former classmate whose family has been sucked into the clutches of a religious cult and its charismatic leader." Save Me also stars his Vincenzo co-star Jeon Yeo Bin. (Read: 8 Must-Watch Dramas And Movies Of 'Vincenzo' Lead Actress Jeon Yeo Bin)

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8. House Of The Disappeared (2017)

The plot: Housewife Mi Hee's (Kim Yunjin) life turns upside down when her husband suddenly dies and her son goes missing. She is then wrongly accused of her husband's murder and is imprisoned for 25 years. After her sentence, she goes back to the scene of the crimetheir old family home. Ok Taecyeon plays Priest Choi in the mystery thriller film.

Recent Projects

9. The Game: Towards Zero (2020)

Where to watch it: Viu

The plot: In the crime thriller drama, Ok Taecyeon plays Tae Pyeong, a man with a special ability to see the exact moment a person will die when he looks into their eyes. He gets involved in a kidnapping case of a missing girl and helps the police in their investigation.

10. Vincenzo (2021)

Where to watch it: Netflix

The plot: In Vincenzo, Song Joong Ki plays the titular character Vincenzo Cassano, a ruthless lawyer with strong ties to the Italian mafia. He flies to South Korea, his birth country, and is challenged when he comes across the cutthroat and determined lawyer Hong Cha Young (Jeon Yeo Bin). Ok Taecyeon plays Cha Young's seemingly offbeat and naïve intern Jang Jun Woo. (Read: The Best 'Vincenzo' Quotes That Will Live In Our Minds *Forever*)

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Upcoming Projects

11. Hansan (coming soon in 2021)

The plot: Ok Taecyeon's latest film, Hansan, is set to be released sometime in 2021. Set in 1592 during the Joseon Dynasty, "Admiral Yi Sun Shin (Park Hae Il) searches for invading Japanese naval forces. A decisive battle takes place around Hansan Island." (via AsianWiki)

12. The Secret Royal Inspector And Jo Yi (premiering in the second half of 2021)

The plot: After his stint in Vincenzo, Ok Taecyeon bagged the lead role in the new historical comedy drama The Secret Royal Inspector And Jo Yi alongside Kim Hye Yoon. According to Soompi, the drama is "about a young gourmet who ends up becoming a secret royal inspector (an undercover official who inspects local provinces to expose corruption) teaming up with a divorced woman who is searching for happiness. Together, they set out on a grand scheme to uncover the truth." The Secret Royal Inspector And Jo Yi is reportedly premiering in the second half of 2021.

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