Veteran actress Lee Mi Sook has some high praise for the rising star Lee Jong Suk, who is currently starring in the hit drama “I Hear Your Voice.”  The actress compared the young star to Won Bin, the titular character of the 2010 film “The Man from Nowhere.”

Lee Mi Sook was a guest on SBS Power FM’s “Power Time,” hosted by  DJ Choi Hwa Jung, in which she revealed that Lee Jong Suk is the actor she is singling out and paying attention to.

“I saw Lee Jong Suk in the drama wearing his school uniform. I saw Won Bin in something similar and Lee Jong Suk gives off the same feeling,” she said. “Lee Jong Suk seems to be the next Won Bin.”

Lee Jong Suk currently plays a high school student with the supernatural ability to see other people’s thoughts in “I Hear Your Voice.” Previously, he has steadily built on his acting resume with a supporting role in “Secret Garden,” as cast member of “High Kick 3,” and was one of the leads in “School 2013.” 

Meanwhile, Lee Mi Sook is in the cast of the weekend drama “You’re the Best, Lee Soon Shin.” 

Netizens commented on Lee Mi Sook’s remark with “Jong Suk is earning popularity among seniors and women actresses,” “Jong Suk these days is showing both cute and macho charms,” “Would be good to see Lee Mi Sook and Lee Jong Suk acting together” and  such reactions.

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