Choi Tae-joon and EXO’s Chanyeol: The Bromance You Don’t Know You Need
EXO’s Chanyeol is known to have become close friends with actor Choi Tae-joon since both starred in the drama Missing 9 in 2017. Since then, they often get together and provide mutual support for each other, including several other players, such as CN Blue’s Lee Jong-hyun and former Block B member, Zico.
Both of them show their closeness by supporting one another. When Chanyeol has a project, Choi Tae-joon will provide his support for Chanyeol and the same thing is done by Choi Tae-joon to support his best friend, Chanyeol. As it just so happened, recently, Choi Tae-joon, who is currently filming for a drama, received Chanyeol’s support by enjoying a food truck sent by Chanyeol to Choi Tae-joon’s filming location. They even often seemed to hang out and spend their off time together, both domestically and abroad.
Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon Finally Admit That They Are Dating!
Actress Park Shin-hye and actor Choi Tae-joon were hit by rumors of having an affair. But at that time, both Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon denied the rumor.
On Wednesday (7/3/18), Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon were again rumored to be dating. Unlike the previous news, this time both Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon acknowledged the relationship between the two.
Reporting from Allkpop, on Wednesday (7/3/18), the agencies of Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon confirmed the couple’s relationship. Park Shin-hye’s agency, SALT Entertainment said, “Park Shin-hye and Choi Tae-joon used to be close friends, but they have started to be attracted to each other since the end of last year. They both support each other. Please pay attention to their relationship that has just begun.”
Choi Tae-joon’s agency, Huayi Brothers, also issued a statement saying, “We have checked the dating news. They have been dating since the end of last year.”
Before the two agencies released their statements, South Korean media Dispatch also issued some photographic evidence where the two can be seen having dinner together at Park Shin-hye’s family restaurant. Choi Tae-joon was also seen picking up Park Shin-hye at her apartment.
Park Shin-hye Recommends EXO’s Chanyeol to Join Memories of Alhambra
The drama series Memories of Alhambra will start airing soon. Towards the screening of the first episode, part of the production team also held a press conference for the drama on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018.
In addition to the two main characters in the drama Memories of Alhambra, namely Park Shin-hye and Hyun Bin, PD Ahn Gil-ho as a director, was also present at the press conference. On that occasion, he shared many interesting stories about the process of filming Memories of Alhambra. One of the most impressive things in working on this drama was his experience of being able to work with EXO’s Chanyeol.
As is known, Chanyeol is one of the star performers in the drama Memories of Alhambra. In the drama, Chanyeol plays the character named Jung Se-joo who is the younger brother of the main female character, Jung Hee-joo, played by Park Shin-hye.
“I am very happy to have gotten the opportunity to meet Chanyeol thanks to a recommendation from Park Shin-hye,” PD Ahn Gil-ho said. “And his acting abilities are pretty good,” he continued.
PD Ahn Gil-ho continues, “He (Chanyeol) is the actor who best fits the image of the character in my imagination for this drama. Chanyeol’s character is a role that gives effect to the whole drama. His character acts as an agent who moves all other characters. This is a very important character.”
On this occasion, Park Shin-hye also talked about Chanyeol. Although they acted as siblings in the drama Memories of Alhambra, they rarely had scenes together.
“In the drama, I acted as Chanyeol’s older sister, but we don’t have many scenes together,” said Park Shin-hye. “There were many moments that happened in each of our situations. We didn’t film a lot together, but maybe Chanyeol already had a fairly busy work schedule. I was happy because I heard he worked passionately on the set.”
Meanwhile, the drama Memories of Alhambra tells the story of an investment company CEO who went on a business trip to Granada, Spain and stayed at an old hostel run by a woman who had aspired to become a professional guitarist. Later, they get involved together in various unexpected incidents that are very surprising.
The first episode of Memories of Alhambra was aired on the small screens on December 1st, 2018, at 21:00 local time.
Everything You Need To Know About K-Drama Missing 9
The Korean drama Missing Nine tells the story of nine people from Legend Entertainment flying on a private plane to a concert. The nine persons mentioned are Seo Joon-oh (played by Jung Kyung-ho), Choi Tae-ho (played by Choi Tae-joon), Ha Ji-ah (played by Lee Sun-bin), Lee Yeol (played by Chanyeol), Yoon So-hee (played by Ryu Won), and staff member Ra Bong-hee (played by Baek Jin-hee), Jung Ki-joon (played by Oh Jung-se), Hwang Jae-kook (played by Kim Sang-ho), Tae Ho-hang (played by Tae Hang-ho).
The aircraft carrying these nine people gets involved in a mysterious accident. The nine people survive but are stranded on a desert island. Four months later, Ra Bong-hee returns to South Korea as the only survivor and witness to the airplane accident.
Choi Tae-joon’s Role
Choi Tae-joon plays a controversial character in this drama. In MBC’s new drama Missing Nine, aired on Wednesdays and Thursdays, Choi Tae-joon will become a troublemaker on the isolated island.
The drama Missing Nine tells the story of nine people who struggle to survive on an isolated island after experiencing a plane crash. There, their instincts and original nature begin to unveil leading to the emergence of psychological conflicts and tensions.
Choi Tae-ho (Choi Tae-joon) is one of the nine people missing. He was previously in a group with Seo Joon-oh (Jung Kyung-ho) and Lee Yeol (Chanyeol), but now he has come out and he has become an actor who is at the peak of his life. In the chaos after the plane crash, he shows his selfishness.
Since long ago, Choi Tae-ho has always felt inferior to Seo Joon-oh and the confrontation between them will increase the tension in the drama. Choi Tae-ho does everything he can to survive, including using other people for his own benefit, so he is often in conflict with the eight other people.
Choi Tae-joon has made a lot of preparations to portray this character and express the various complex emotional mixes in the drama Missing Nine. This drama takes an inside look into the depths of human nature and reveals the intricacies of human psychology.
EXO’s Chanyeol’s Role
In the drama Missing Nine, Chanyeol is asked to play a character named Lee Yeol. He is one of the nine people stranded on a remote island after surviving a plane crash.
Lee Yeol is a successful singer. He was traveling together with two of his band members, played by Jung Kyung-ho and Choi Tae-joon, and he has a good personality that brings hope to the others on the island.
EXO’s Chanyeol Shares the Bromantic Text Messages He Exchanged with Choi Tae-joon
Missing Nine is featuring Chanyeol and Choi Tae-joon, who are surely among the cutest and most amusing actors in the industry at the moment. In his recent Instagram post, the EXO member shared how he and Choi Tae-joon exchanged sweet messages with each other.
In the photo displaying the screenshot of their conversation, the two stars were making fun of a certain scene in their current TV drama series. Furthermore, they appeared to be comfortable based on the flow of the messages they exchanged.
Choi Tae-joon opened the text message by expressing his apology to his fellow star for killing his character in the show. As an answer, Chanyeol stated as quoted by All KPop: “Why did you do that… But we love each other. The people who love me will also love the people that I love.”
The conversation ended with Choi Tae-joon expressing his love for Chanyeol. He wrote: “I love you. You’re my one and only.” The latter responded that he felt the same way for him as well.
Missing Nine unfolds the survival story of nine influential entertainment figures after a tragic plane crash. In the latest episode of the drama, Choi Tae-ho (played by Choi Tae-joon) kills the character of the solo artist named Lee Yeol (portrayed by Chanyeol) after an intense fight.
EXO’s Chanyeol Sends Food Truck to Choi Tae-joon’s Shooting Location
EXO’s Chanyeol is known to have become close friends with actor Choi Tae-joon since the two starred together in the drama Missing Nine last year. Since then, they often get together and provide each other with support, including several other players, such as CN Blue’s Lee Jong-hyun and Zico, former members of Block B.
On Monday (12/24), Chanyeol sent a food truck to the location of Choi Tae-joon’s drama, So I Married Anti Fan. This moment was shared by Choi Tae-joon by uploading photos on his personal Instagram account.
In some of the uploads, there was a banner that read, “So I Married Anti Fan actor and staff, please enjoy these snacks and gather your energy! From Hoo Joon to Hoo Joon.” In the photo caption section, Choi Tae-joon revealed that he was quite touched by the gift given by his friend.
“From superstar Hoo Joon to Hoo Joon,” Choi Tae-joon wrote in the caption section. “I’m touched. Hurray, Park Chan-yeol!”
The upload immediately received various comments from netters and fans. Many claim that they have gotten “carried away” by their closeness. Some netizens even dub Chanyeol as “brother-in-law” of Choi Tae-joon. This is mainly because in the latest drama, Chanyeol plays as Park Shin-hye’s younger brother, and she is Choi Tae-joon’s girlfriend.
“Food trucks from brother-in-law,” wrote the account @ek**oo. “Once you meet friendship goals,” added the @xo**dxx account. “It’s really funny for you guys,” added the @kim**w15 account.
The drama starring Choi Tae-joon is a serial version of the film starring Chanyeol, So I Married an Anti Fan that aired in 2016. Both are stories adapted from comics with the same title. And the two stars are also playing the main male character named Hoo Joon.
In an interview, Choi Tae-joon once praised Chanyeol as a great person. He also revealed that there were many more senior actors who admired Chanyeol.
“Chanyeol is the youngest of the male actors in the series Missing Nine. He is the youngest member but the funniest with a very good reaction,” said Choi Tae-joon. “I also have a pretty good reaction, but Chanyeol’s energy is really bright and great. That’s why many more senior actors adore him.”
Choi Tae-joon Is Thankful For EXO’s Chanyeol’s Thoughtful Birthday Gift
Actor Choi Tae-joon’s birthday just passed recently, the actor turned 26, and EXO’s Chanyeol made sure the actor has a cake to celebrate with. Choi Tae-joon posted a photo on his Instagram account thanking his friend and previous co-star Chanyeol for his thoughtful gift on his birthday.
He posted a photo of a cake on Instagram, with the caption:
“Park Chan-yeol bought this cake at 12 a.m., I bet it was hard to find…I love you and thank you very much, this is really touching, you’re such a loyal friend! Thank you all for wishing me a happy birthday. Today was a happy day.”
The two friends worked together on the set of Missing Nine back in 2016. They both played idols who used to be in the same band before it disbanded. Even though Choi Tae-joon’s character in the drama wasn’t so fond of Chanyeol’s character, the two seem to be very close in real life.
Giant Squad, EXO’s Chanyeol’s Friendship with Other Idols and Actors
EXO’s Chanyeol, Block B’s Zico, and CNBLUE’s Lee Jong-hyun, along with actors Choi Tae-joon and Shin Kang-woo, spent the Chuseok holiday in Japan!
On October 7th, Chanyeol shared a photo on his personal Instagram, with the caption, “In Japan. #jtkzc #Hyungs and monkeys.”
The hashtag “jtkzc” contains each of their initials, and the second hashtag includes the Japanese term for “monkey.” Hyungs refers to Choi Tae-joon and Lee Jong-hyun, who are both older than Chanyeol, and “monkeys” refers to the fact that Zico and Shin Kang-woo were born in the Year of the Monkey, just like Chanyeol.
Choi Tae-joon posted the same photo with the caption, “A happy vacation with these giants.” And Lee Jong-hyun wrote, “It was so fun, guys. Let’s get together again within the next decade! These guys are the busiest people in the world.”
Lee Jong-hyun then posted another photo with the caption, “These beautiful people…Shin Kang-woo, smile, you look scary.”