Park Ji-hoon, a Korean actor, is reportedly set to star in the upcoming thriller drama Bastard. An industry source said on January 16, 2023 that Park Ji-hoon has been cast as the lead in the drama Bastard. In response, the actor’s agency, Maroo Entertainment, has revealed that it is one of the projects the actor has landed a role in. On the same day, another industry source stated that actress Roh Yoon-SEO had been cast as the female lead in the following drama, to which her agency replied that she declined the casting offer.
The upcoming thriller drama tells the story of Seon Woo-jin, a high school student who lives alone with his psychotic father. The drama unfolds as the son turns on his own father to defend his family. If Park Ji-hoon takes on the role of Seon Woo-jin in the upcoming drama Bastard, he will play the character.
Park Ji-hoon may play Seon Woo-jin in the upcoming drama Bastard.
As mentioned earlier, if Park Ji-hoon accepts the casting offer, he would play Seon Woo-jin, a high school student who has seen the ups and downs of life from an early age thanks to his father. Woo Jin’s father is a serial killer and a sociopath who kills without hesitation. Moreover, Seon Woo-jin has seen his father killed and has been doing nothing else all his life.
Surviving such harsh and difficult conditions has already made his life unpleasant. He has been subjected to gaslighting and abuse, and has been forced to commit crimes with his father. As a result, he suffers psychologically and physically and is unable to fight back. Woo-life Jin begins to change when he meets transfer student Yoon Gyeon and becomes good friends with him. He plans to protect him from the dark side of his father, a psychopath, who has decided to attack Yoon Gyeon for his next assassination plot.
Following Woo-terrible jin’s father’s plan, he vows to protect Yoon Gyeon from him while making every effort to change his life. He decides that he will do everything he can to prevent his father from killing one of his classmates. Yoon Gyeon, on the other hand, is considered to be the light that guides Woo-jin out of his gloomy surroundings. The drama is based on the webtoon Hurejasik developed by writer Kim Kan-bi and drawn by Hwang Young-chan. The team is best known for producing the famous webtoon Sweet Home, which was adapted into a blockbuster hit on Netflix.
Park Ji-hoon started his career in entertainment as a Wanna One member.
The Weak Hero Class 1 actor first appeared as a member of Wanna One in the popular survival show Produce 101 Season 2. Following the disbandment of his band in 2019, he made his solo debut that same year with the album O’ CLOCK. He currently works as a singer and actor.
Park Ji-hoon has participated in several dramas and demonstrated his diverse acting skills. Weak Hero Class 1, At a Distance Spring is Green, Love Revolution and Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency are among his most famous works. According to a Korean media site, actor Park Ji-hoon is currently training for Weak Hero Class 2. However, no official statement about Season 2 has been made yet.