‘Fabricated City' Is The Last Action Role, Ji Chang-Wook Says
By Menahem Zen | January 10, 2017 07:56 PM EST
Ji Chang-Wook has declared that he will not play in the action movie anymore. He said that “Fabricated City” will be his last acting role. He also expected to receive the letter to summon him for his mandatory military conscription this year.
Ji said that he does not want to repeat the long arduous workout and excercise for the action role again, as quoted by Seoul Daily News. He was willing to take the role in “Fabricated City” because the schedule is close to the filming of the tvN drama “The K2.”
In the “K2” he played as a former secret agent who became the bodyguard of the daughter of a politician. In the drama, he had to engage in many action and fighting scene which required a physical fitness and endurance.
He said that he is unlikely to play action movie or drama again as reported by Yonhap News Agency. He said his decision in the press conference of the movie “Fabricated City.”
"I made many efforts to make myself look cool during action scenes in 'Fabricated City'," he said.
Such efforts including taking lesson in the action class which he took for about two months prior to the filming of the movie. The training is valuable to build his body into a muscular one and improve his flexibility and agility. However, he has decided to stop taking action role in the future.
Ji started his career in the musical theater since 2006. He made a breakthrough in 2010 after playing in the daily drama “Smile Again,” which he played as short track speed skater. In order to play his role as a speed skater as realistic as possible, Ji took a lesson from Korean national athlete in the speed skater, spending up to five hours a day in the ice rink.
He is known for his dedication and thorough preparation in his acting role. Including to prepare himself in the “Fabricated City.” Watch his acting in the international official trailer of the movie “Fabricated City” from CJ Entertainment below:
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