Post the success of Goblin, all eyes are on his next project. The actor is currently in Dubai for a commercial shoot and he is likely to return for a fan meet on Friday at Time Square in Seoul. The actor's agency has revealed that Yoo will be taking a short break from March to decide on his next project, which is more likely to be a film than a TV series.
Meanwhile, a recent research conducted by research institute rekorea.net has revealed that Goblin actor Gong Yoo is the most talked about Korean actor. The research was done with a mass of big data on 25 of the most talked-about Korean actors between Jan. 16 and Friday. Yoo was followed by Zo In-sung and Yoo Hae-jin coming at the second and third place, respectively. The others in the list were Kim Soo-hyun, Jun Ji-hyun, and Jung Woo-sung.
A report on Jakarta Post revealed: "The result showed the Guardian actor received the highest consumer participation rate, meaning the most number of people talked about him online. Keywords related to Gong Yoo's name included 'smile' and 'like'." Gong Yoo garnered over 2.6 million consumer participation rate.
Also, the model turned actor's oversized coat that he wore as Kim Shin in Goblin has already created a new fashion statement in South Korea. The drama garnered attention for Goblin's niche fashion style and sexy outfits. Goo Yoo always has a great sense of style statement, be it's his first drama The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince to latest hit Goblin.
With record-breaking premiere ratings in tvN's history, Goblin portrayed the romance between a high school girl, played by Kim Go Eun and Goblin an adult male in his 30s, played by Gong Yoo. Also known as Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, the series narrates the story of a Joseon warrior Kim Shin and his curse for an eternal life. To break the 900-year old quest, he needs the help of a human bride Ji Eun Tak.