$380,000 per episode! know about Korean Netflix Actress? “You Did Good”
IU’s agency refutes reports stating actress was paid $380,000 per episode for upcoming drama You Did Good
It was reported by several South Korean media outlets that IU has emerged as one of the highest paid actresses in the industry and has charged 500 million won per episode for the upcoming Netflix series.
However, her agency released a statement stating:
“It is not true that IU is receiving 500 million won as an appearance fee. This is clear misinformation.”
However, even the production company behind the upcoming drama You Did Good stated that the reports were not true and they could not reveal the amount the actress is getting paid.
IU fans react to the latest news, her upcoming collaboration with BTS’ Suga, and more
As the news went viral, many people had mixed reactions to IU’s alleged pay per episode of $380,000. While some felt that the actress deserved to be paid that much, others felt that there were people reacting negatively to the news of how an actress can get paid this much amount.
The upcoming drama You Did Good revolves around the lives of two individuals – a female who loves reading books and dreams of becoming a poet but can’t pursue her dream because of her poverty, and a reserved and shy male lead. Set in the 1950s, the show will unravel how the two will uplift each other.
The actress is set to act alongside Park Bo-gum. The show will be helmed by Kim Won-suk and penned by screenwriter Im Sang-choon.
IU is a popular Kpop and Kdrama star
Lee Ji-eun, popularly known by her stage name IU, is a South Korean actress and idol who has been active in the entertainment industry for over a decade. She is best known for her roles in dramas including My Mister, Hotel Del Luna, and others.
She recently attended a press conference for her upcoming sports comedy film Dream along with Park Seo-joon where she revealed that she would be using her stage name IU as an actress as well.
She is also set to release a song with BTS’ Suga, her second collaboration with the rapper. Titled People Pt.2., it is is the pre-release track of the BTS idol’s upcoming album D-Day, the final installment of his Agust D trilogy. The song is set to be released on April 7, 2023. The two have previously collaborated for the song Eight, which was a hit.