SONEs, get ready as Girls’ Generation’s Yuri will finally be returning to the small screen after 4 years!
OCN recently revealed that Yuri’s new drama Neighbourhood Hero is set to air next January, this drama will mark Yuri’s first drama in 4 years as well as her first attempt at being the female lead in a drama.
Yuri made her small screen debut back in 2008 with a supporting role in KBS2’s sitcom, Unstoppable Marriage, along with her fellow member Sooyoung. However soon after her first drama ended, Yuri halted her activities as an actress and concentrated on her music career along with the other eight Girls’ Generation members. It was not until 2012 where she returned to the small screen with a melodrama Fashion King; in the melodrama Yuri took on the challenge on playing the second Female lead and was eventually awarded with the New Star Award in SBS Drama Awards, as well as the Most Popular Actress (TV) in the 49th Baeksang Arts Awards. After her second drama Yuri again halted her activities on the small screen and took on bigger challenges in her music career as well as making her film debut.
Meanwhile the idol-turned-actress will be returning with her 3rd drama after a 4 year hiatus, make sure you cheer for her!