Upcoming KBS2 drama “If You Wish Upon Me” shared its first stills of Ji Chang Wook!
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“If You Wish Upon Me” is a drama inspired by an actual organization in the Netherlands that fulfills the wishes of terminal cancer patients. A touching story will unfold as a young man who has been pushed to his limits by a life full of struggles goes to a hospice hospital and joins the hospital’s staff in fulfilling the the various last wishes of people who are at the final stretches of their lives. In addition to Ji Chang Wook, the drama also stars Girls’ Generation‘s Sooyoung and Sung Dong Il.
Warning: mention of self-harm
Ji Chang Wook will be taking on the role of the Yoon Gyeo Re who is barely surviving and holding on in the present without the will and determination to live. He is a “broken adult child,” and he has fallen into the habit of causing himself pain by getting tattoos all over his body. Yoon Gyeo Re has fought desperately against the cold reality, going through life in an orphanage, youth detention center, and prison.
The newly released still captures Ji Chang Wook’s transformation into Yoon Gyeo Re. With a rebellious spirit and an arm covered in tattoos, Yoon Gyeo Re’s gaze conveys his lack of attachment to the world. Already, viewers are curious to see Ji Chang Wook’s portrayal of Yoon Gyeo Re.
The production team shared, “Ji Chang Wook boasts the flawless appearance, manner of speech, and expression of character Yoon Gyeo Re himself. Please focus on Yoon Gyeo Re’s difficult life and the reason behind why he was sent to an orphanage, youth detention center, and prison. Along with the anticipation for Ji Chang Wook’s portrayal of Yoon Gyeo Re, please also show lots of interest and love for ‘If You Wish Upon Me.'”
“If You Wish Upon Me” will premiere in August.