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Actors from the investors’ perspective.
It is said that actors do not really affect the box office these days. The investors are still cold-hearted. We ask six investors about who they consider investing in and those they stay away from. -Editor Moon Sung Won
suehan: The magazine selected three actors they were willing to invest in: Kang Dong Won, Song Gang Ho, and Jeon Do Yeon. However, they would not invest in: Bae Yong Joon, Lee Jung Jae, and Hwang Jung Min.
I heard that he wants to appear in the movie. But, he just can’t appear in any movies he wants to do. He is so popular and influential financially that the investors and producers aren’t“hiring” Bae Yong Joon but Bae Yong Joon is “hiring” them. He is equivalent to a company now.
Even though a certain role suits the acting of Bae Yong Joon really well investing in him is still very problematic. Bae Yong Joon presently remains a huge actor and his mere appearance in a movie instantly possesses headlines of “Bae Yong Joon’s next movie.” It is a burden on the investors that they can’t deal with. They can’t do anything. - A team leader of A investment company.