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Ji Chang Wook to undergo military enlistment after ‘Suspicious Partner’

By Dianne Sencil | May 11, 2017 11:43 PM EDT
Korean actor Ji Chang Wook in an episode of "The K2."
(Photo : YouTube/DramaFever) Korean actor Ji Chang Wook in an episode of "The K2."

Hallyu star Ji Chang Wook has revealed in his recent guesting on SBS Power FM’s “Cultwo Show" that he will be taking a break from acting after his latest TV drama series “Suspicious Partner” as he is bound to enter the military for the mandatory enlistment.

The 29-year-old actor was asked by program host Kim Tae Kyun if he had plans of getting into another musical project as many have been requesting for him to do so. However, Ji responded as quoted by All KPop: "I need to fulfill my military duties first. When this drama wraps up, I think I'll go to the army and then continue doing musical shows when I return."

Meanwhile, Ji has recently graced the press conference of “Suspicious Partner” alongside his co-stars Nam Ji Hyun, Choi Tae Joon and Kwon Nara on May 10. During the gathering, the star introduced his character No Ji Wook to the audience and shared his thoughts on being part of the project.

“This drama is a romantic comedy with barely any action scenes, and I’m glad about it. I wanted to try something other than action this time… There may be fun action scenes to fit the drama’s storyline, but I don’t think there will be major action going on. That’s why I’m feeling much comfortable acting in this one than I did in my previous work,” revealed the actor as quoted by Soompi.

“Suspicious Partner” centers on the story of prosecutor No Ji Wook and justice department intern Eun Bong Hee and their adventure of solving a mysterious case together. In the middle of their scout to solve the problem, the pair found themselves to have fallen in love with each other.

Ji began his made his entertainment debut as a theater actor in 2006. He rose to fame through his portrayals in “Empress Ki”, ”Healer”, and ”The K2”.

Check out the trailer of “Suspicious Partner” below:

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