The Cast of Superhero K-Drama ‘Moving’ and Where Else You Can Watch Them
Sep 20, 2023   •   Meryl Medel
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Sep 20, 2023   •   Meryl Medel
Disney+ original Korean drama Moving is taking the world by storm, and fans can’t get enough. They’re even clamoring for a second season, and though the cast and crew have made no promises yet, everyone’s hopeful. So while waiting for updates on the possible next season, maybe you can spot your favorite Korean superheroes in their other works. Here’s the cast of superhero K-drama Moving and the films and shows where you can watch them:
His character in Moving: He plays Jang Ju-won, a former NIS black ops agent with the codename Guryongpo, possessing superhuman strength and healing abilities. During his time with the NIS, he was Kim Doo-sik’s field partner. At present, he manages a fried chicken shop to support himself and his daughter Jang Hui-soo.
Where you’ve seen him before: Ryu Seung-ryeong headlined Miracle in Cell No. 7, a beloved film both in and out of South Korea that even went on to become the third highest-grossing film at the time. He is also a main cast member of the current top 2 highest-grossing domestic films in South Korea, namely The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014) and Extreme Job (2019). And for drama streamers, you might’ve spotted him in Netflix’s period zombie series Kingdom, where he played Chief State Councilor Cho Hak-ju, the Queen’s father and the Prince’s political rival.
Her character in Moving: She plays Lee Mi-hyun, a former NIS intelligence analyst who possesses superhuman-level senses. At present, she runs a tonkatsu restaurant while waiting for the return of her husband Kim Doo-sik and caring for their son Kim Bong-seok.
Where you’ve seen her before: Han Hyo-joo is best known for her lead roles in Iljimae (2008), W: Two Worlds (2016), and Happiness (2021). She also starred in the films Masquerade (2012), which is one of the highest-grossing films in South Korea of all time; Cold Eyes (2013), which earned her the Best Actress award at the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards; and The Beauty Inside (2015), where she played a woman in a relationship with a man who wakes up every day in a different body.
His character in Moving: He plays Kim Doo-sik, a NIS black ops agent with codename Moonsan, possessing flying abilities and sharpshooting skills. He is also Lee Mi-hyun’s husband and Kim Bong-seok’s father.
Where you’ve seen him before: You might remember him from the classic Korean drama Something Happened in Bali (2004), where he played chaebol heir Jung Jae-min. He also starred in That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013) opposite Song Hye-kyo and It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014) opposite Gong Hyo-jin. He also hosts the reality show Unexpected Business alongside fellow cast member Cha Tae-hyun, where they manage a supermarket for ten days with their celebrity friends coming in as part-time workers
His character in Moving: He plays Jeon Gye-do, the son of a former NIS agent who can generate electricity. He inherited this ability from his father, but he escaped the eyes of NIS. At present, he is a bus driver friendly with high school students Kim Bong-seok and Jang Hui-soo.
i wonder what the thought process was when they handed this man a high school uniform pic.twitter.com/VIN3CQOSDC
— kyle (@kdr_kyle) August 10, 2023
Where you’ve seen him before: He’s best known for his leading role in romcom My Sassy Girl (2001) opposite Gianna Jun and fantasy action Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017). For 8 long years, he was also a regular cast member of beloved variety show 2 Days & 1 Night.
His character in Moving: He plays Lee Jae-man, a former potential NIS recruit with superhuman strength and speed. The NIS left him alone as he is suffering from mental health issues. At present, he owns a mini-mart with his wife, while waiting everyday for his son Lee Kang-hoon to come home from school.
Where you’ve seen him before: You may remember him in his supporting roles in Reply 1994 (2013) as Samcheonpo, one of the potential love interests; Reply 1988 (2015) as the father of one of the love interests; and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016) as the royal astronomer Choi Ji-mong. He also starred in Netflix original D.P. as a main cast member playing Sergeant First Class Park Beom-gu.
His character in Moving: He plays Kim Bong-seok, a student at Jeongwon High School. He inherited the superpowers of both his parents: superhuman-level senses and flying abilities.
Where you’ve seen him before: You might recognize him from his supporting roles in Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung (2019) as an officer at the Office of Royal Decrees; Run On (2020) as a track and field athlete assaulted by his fellow college students; and Nevertheless (2021) as Kim Eun-han, a guy who straightforwardly confessed to Han So-hee’s Yoo Na-bi.
Her character in Moving: She plays Jang Hui-soo, a student at Jeongwon High School. After transferring to the school, she became close to Kim Bong-seok. She inherited her father’s powers: super healing abilities and enhanced physical prowess.
Where you’ve seen her before: Her most recently released work is Netflix’s Alchemy of Souls (2022), where she played the assassin Naksu. She also starred in Sweet Home (2020) as Park Yoo-ri, a caregiver with medical care training, and Law School (2021) as first-year student Jeon Ye-seul, who was being abused by her boyfriend. She made her film debut in Hunt (2022) as a college student under an ANSP agent’s protection.
His character in Moving: He plays Lee Gang-hoon, a student at Jeong-won High School and the president of Class 3-3. Like his father, he also has superhuman strength and speed. Unlike the other students, he knows a little about the truth of his high school.
Where you’ve seen him before: You might recognize him in his supporting roles in Today’s Webtoon (2022) as the webtoon artist Shin Dae-ryuk and in The Law Cafe (2022) as part-time worker Bae Joon.
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