Did You Know That These Two 'Parasite' Actors Are Also In 'Crash Landing On You'?

This is the Hallyu crossover we never even expected!
by Jacinda Lopez for Cosmo.ph   |  Feb 13, 2020
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The Korean wave has hit the international entertainment industry hard. The critically-acclaimed South Korean thriller, Parasite, just made history as the first-ever non-English film to win Best Picture at the 92nd Academy Awards (and took home four Oscars in total)! The spotlight is on Parasite, and one *major* thing we just found out is that two of its cast members are also in everyone's current K-drama obsession, Crash Landing On You. Everyone, meet Jang Hye Jin and Park Myung Hoon!

Jang Hye Jin

In Parasite, the seasoned actress played the Kim family matriarch who ~infiltrated~ the Park household as their new housekeeper. But did you know that Jang Hye Jin also plays Seo Dan's (Seo Ji Hye) feisty, English-speaking mother in CLOY? I swear, once you rewatch her scenes, you'll go, "Oo nga, no!" Apart from Parasite, Hye Jin was also in the 2019 film Family Affair.

(LEFT) Parasite/CJ Entertainment, (RIGHT) Crash Landing On You/tvN
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Park Myung Hoon

Character actor Park Myung Hoon gave a terrifying performance as the basement-dwelling husband of the Park family's old housekeeper. (His scenes still give me the chills, TBH!) In CLOY, though, he plays a waaay more light-hearted role and gives major LOLs as Seo Dan's uncle! Yup, he and Hye Jin play siblings in CLOY.

(LEFT) Parasite/CJ Entertainment, (RIGHT) Crash Landing On You/tvN
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Get caught up in our K-entertainment obsession and watch Parasite on Viu, and Crash Landing On You on Netflix.

This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Candymag.com editors.

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