Hit South Korean show Running Man adds 2 new members: Comedian Yang Se Chan and actress Jeon So Min

Comedian Yang Se Chan (left) and actress Jeon So Min join variety show Running Man.
Comedian Yang Se Chan (left) and actress Jeon So Min join variety show Running Man.PHOTO: JUN JI LE/ YOUTUBE

Popular South Korean variety show Running Man has added two new permanent cast members to the mix: Comedian Yang Se Chan and actress Jeon So Min.

According to online reports, the new members, both 30 years old, have started filming new footage along with the rest of the existing cast members on Monday (April 3).

Jeon is known for acting in TV dramas such as Princess Aurora (2013) and 1% Of Anything (2016), while Yang has won an SBS Entertainment Award for Excellence in Comedy for his stand-up and TV comedy work.

With the addition of Yang and Jeon, the show's cast line-up has now been upped to eight. The other cast members, who have become popular throughout Asia because of the show, are Song Ji Hyo, Yoo Jae Suk, Kim Jong Kook, Haha, Ji Suk Jin and Lee Kwang Soo.

Last October, former member Kang Gary quit after seven years on the show.