6 Dangerous Roles Ryu Kyung Soo Played in Movies and Kdrama

Ryu Kyung Soo in Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 (twitter.com/CJnDrama)
Ryu Kyung Soo in Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 (twitter.com/CJnDrama)

Seeing Ryu Kyung Soo's appearance in the kdrama Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 (2023) managed to grab the attention of the audience. This also makes some viewers curious and intrigued to explore the roles played by Ryu Kyung Soo in movies and kdrama.

Who would have thought, if this Korean actor graduated from the Department of Theater apparently had often played dangerous roles. Not only that, all of the following characters are fairly unique, you know!

1. Masked demon in the drama Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 (2023)

Ryu Kyung Soo in Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 (twitter.com/CJnDrama)
Ryu Kyung Soo in Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938 (twitter.com/CJnDrama)

After a long wait for this latest season, viewers were treated to Lee Yeon's (Lee Dong Wook) character's journey back to 1938. During that time, he met his loved ones with different lives.

Cheon Moo Young (Ryu Kyung Soo), a former mountain god and Lee Yeon's childhood friend, is no exception. He wants to raise his brother from the dead and avenge Lee Yeon by disguising himself as a masked demon.

2. Murderer in the drama Confession (2019)

Ryu Kyung Soo in Confession (youtube.com/TVING)
Ryu Kyung Soo in Confession (youtube.com/TVING)

In the drama Confession (2019), Ryu Kyung Soo also plays a quite dangerous character, namely as Han Jong Goo. This character is wanted for murder. In addition, he is also a military vehicle driver from security defense.

The drama Confession carries the theme of crime. The story of the drama centers on the story of a lawyer named Choi Do Hyun (Lee Junho). He is trying to uncover the accusations his late father received.

3. The shaman in the movie Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy (2022)

Ryu Kyung Soo in Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy (doc. Cookie Pictures Co., Ltd./Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy)
Ryu Kyung Soo in Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy (doc. Cookie Pictures Co., Ltd./Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy)

Ryu Kyung Soo's performance as a shaman in the movie Daemuga: Sorrow and Joy (2022) proves his totality in living a role. Although he graduated from a shaman school, Shin Nam's character is still often called a fake shaman.

Shin Nam is one of three shamans who seize the district from the hands of gangsters. Each of them demonstrates their skills and shows how deep their connection is to the spirits and ghosts in the district area.

4. Former gangster in the drama Itaewon Class (2020)

Ryu Kyung Soo and Park Seo Joon in Itaewon Class (doc. JTBC/Itaewon Class)
Ryu Kyung Soo and Park Seo Joon in Itaewon Class (doc. JTBC/Itaewon Class)

Ryu Kyung Soo's most iconic role is when he played Choi Seung Kwon in the drama Itaewon Class (2020). Broadly speaking, the story of this drama focuses on Park Sae Royi's (Park Seo Joon) revenge for his father's death.

Choi Seung Kwon, who was a former gangster at the time, is looking for work. At the same time, he met Park Sae Royi and became an employee of DanBam restaurant.

5. The kidnapper in the movie Hostage: Missing Celebrity (2021)

Ryu Kyung Soo in Hostage: Missing Celebrity (doc. RnK Filmmaker/Hostage: Missing Celebrity)
Ryu Kyung Soo in Hostage: Missing Celebrity (doc. RnK Filmmaker/Hostage: Missing Celebrity)

Meanwhile in the movie Hostage: Missing Celebrity (2021), Ryu Kyung Soo as Yeom Dong Hun is described as a kidnapper. He is also the one who kidnapped Hwang Jung Min, one of South Korea's top actors.

Before that, Yeom Dong Hun did not just kidnap, but also killed and mutilated his victims. His loyalty as a cold-blooded kidnapper is unquestionable.

6. Japanese soldier in the movie A Resistance (2019)

Ryu Kyung Soo in A Resistance (doc. DCG Plus/A Resistance)
Ryu Kyung Soo in A Resistance (doc. DCG Plus/A Resistance)

Ryu Kyung Soo has also played a traitor to the country. In the movie A Resistance (2019), Jung Chun Young's character joined the Japanese police named Nishida.

During the colonial period, Nishida's cruel character was also shown in several scenes. Some of them when he did not hesitate to torture female prisoners and Korean independence activists.

Of the various roles that Ryu Kyung Soo has played so far, six of them include dangerous characters. Which role do you like the most?

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