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56th Baeksang Arts Awards Announces TV Drama & Film Category Nominees, Including Netflix’s First Nomination For “Kingdom Season 2”

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From remarkable television dramas and films down to distinguished actors, all are set to contend for the best titles at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards.

On May 8, Baeksang Arts Awards secretariat announced the final candidates competing this year through an official press release. More importantly, in light of COVID-19, the ceremony will proceed without onsite audience, and is available to be streamed live through JTBC.

The annual parade of South Korean entertainment’s remarkable accomplishment honors exceptional stars, television dramas, films and theater pieces of the year 2019.

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The phenomenal dramas, aired between 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2020, are nominated for Best Television Drama as follows:

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Nominees for Best Actor are looking to be under a fierce and tight competition:

  • Kang Ha Neul – When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)
  • Hyun Bin – Crash Landing On You (tvN)
  • Nam Goong Min – Stove League (SBS)
  • Ju Ji Hoon – Hyena (SBS)
  • Park Seo Joon – Itaewon Class (JTBC)

Bringing remarkable portrayals, these talented actresses compete for Best Actress:

  • Gong Hyo Jin – When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)
  • Son Ye Jin – Crash Landing on You (tvN)
  • Kim Hee Ae – The World of the Married (JTBC)
  • Kim Hye Soo – Hyena (SBS)
  • IU – Hotel Del Luna (tvN)

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The list of supporting actors and actresses are found below:

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR NOMINEES

  • Oh Jung Se – When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)
  • Yang Kyung Won – Crash Landing on You (tvN)
  • Kim Young Min – The World of the Married (JTBC)
  • Jeon Seok Ho – Hyena (SBS)
  • Yoo Jae Myung – Itaewon Class (JTBC)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS NOMINEES

  • Yeom Hye Ran – When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)
  • Son Dam Bi – When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)
  • Seo Ji Hye – Crash Landing on You (tvN)
  • Kim Sun-young – Crash Landing on You (tvN)
  • Kwon Na Ra – Itaewon Class (JTBC)

Here is the list of new actors and actresses nominees:

BEST NEW ACTOR NOMINEES

BEST NEW ACTRESS NOMINEES

  • Kim Da Mi – Itaewon Class (JTBC)
  • Han Seo Hee – The World of the Married (JTBC)
  • Jeon Mi Do – Hospital Playlist (tvN)
  • Jeon Yeo Bin – Be Melodramatic (JTBC)
  • Jung Ji So – The Cursed (tvN)

Category Best Film includes award-winning nominees:

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From respected actors of the industry, only five compete for category Best Actor:

  • Song Kang Ho – Parasite
  • Lee Byung Hun – The Man Standing Next
  • Lee Je Hoon – Time to Hunt
  • Jo Jung Suk – Exit
  • Han Suk Kyu – Forbidden Dream

Five talented and wonderful actress made it to the list of the Best Actress nominees in the Film Category.

  • Jo Yeo Jeong – Parasite
  • Jung Yu Mi – Kim Ji Young, Born 1982
  • Kim So Jin – Another Child
  • Kim Hee Ae – Moonlit Winter
  • Jeon Do Yeon – Birthday

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The list of supporting actors and actresses in Film Category are found below:

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR NOMINEES

  • Kim Young Min – Lucky Chan Sil
  • Park Myung Hoon – Parasite
  • Won Hyun Joon – The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful
  • Lee Kwang Soo – Inseparable Bros
  • Lee Hee Joon – The Man Standing Next

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS NOMINEES

  • Park So Dam – Parasite
  • Kim Guk Hee – Tune in for Love
  • Kim Mi Kyung – Kim Ji Young, Born 1982
  • Lee Jung Eun – Parasite
  • Kim Sae Byeok – House of Hummingbird

Here is the list of new actors and actresses nominees for the Film Category:

BEST NEW ACTOR NOMINEES

  • Park Myung Hoon – Parasite
  • Jung Hae In – Tune in for Love
  • Park Hae Soo – Time to Hunt
  • Park Hyung Sik – Juror 8
  • Ahn Ji Ho – A Boy and Sungreen

BEST NEW ACTRESS NOMINEES

  • Jang Hye Jin – Parasite
  • Park Ji Hoo – House of Hummingbird
  • Kang Mal Geum – Lucky Chan Sil
  • Kim So Hye – Moonlit Winter
  • Kim Hye Joon – Another Child

This year’s Baeksang Arts Awards will cover contents provided by public television, cable networks, web channels and OTT. The duration is from 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2020. South Korean films and theater plays released in Korea in the same period are also on the list.

The governing body representing each category as nominated judges and appointed judges will participate for the fair judging of the candidates.

56th Baeksang Arts Awards will be held on June 5 at KINTEX Hall 7, Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province. The awards ceremony can be streamed live at 5PM KST on jTBC .


Sources: Sports Chosun | The Korea Herald

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