Kwon Ji Woo is confirmed to star in the JTBC series “The Empire.”
On September 23rd, it was officially confirmed that Kwon Ji Woo will be added to the cast lineup of the JTBC series “The Empire.” The actor will act as Han Kang Baek, the son of Kim Sun Ah’s character.
“The Empire” will depict the story of the vulgar scandals of Korea’s judicial nobles who dream of hereditary succession. The series will be helmed by director Yoo Hyun Ki and penned by Oh Ga Kyu.
The series will be led by Kim Sun Ah, Ahn Jae Wook, Lee Mi Sook, Song Young Chang, Shin Goo, Oh Hyun Kyung, and more.
Kwon Ji Woo will play the role of Han Kang Baek who is a law student at Minguk University and also part of the 4th generation of a legal family.
The actor shared his thoughts on being part of the drama, “I did a lot of various efforts to express the role of Han Kang Baek which is a new character for me. Ahead of the broadcast, I wonder how my portrayal will be and how the viewers will find it. I ask for your support and love for our drama.”
“The Empire” will premiere on September 24th at 10:30 PM KST. It will exclusively air on JTBC.
This will be the second drama of Kwon Ji Woo for the year. He was part of the JTBC drama “Cleaning Up” with Yeom Jung Ah, Jeon So Min, Kim Jae Hwa, Lee Moo Saeng, and Na In Woo.
The actor made his acting debut in the 2020 Netflix original series “The School Nurse Files.” He is signed under the agency Keyeast.
Since then, Kwon Ji Woo has starred in dramas yearly. In 2021, he was part of the dramas “Youth of May” and “Armored Saurus.”