Park Ji Hoon has been selected as the main lead for the upcoming wavve original series “Weak Hero Season 1.”
On February 16th Park Ji Hoon’s agency Maroo Entertainment shared that the idol-actor has been cast as the main character for the upcoming webtoon-based drama “Weak Hero Season 1.”
“Weak Hero Season 1” will be directed by Yoo Soo Min and the story will be based on the popular webtoon of the same name. The drama will narrate the story of a model student who looks weak but fights against the numerous violence inside and outside the school.
Park Ji Hoon will be playing the character named Yeon Shi Eun. He is a model student and is part of the top 1% in his school because of his grades. He will fight against violence using his brains and tools. This will be Park Ji Hoon’s first time to be part of an action school drama.
There are no reports yet on the other casts of the upcoming series.
“Weak Hero Season 1” will be part of the wave original series lineup and it will reportedly premiere in the second half of 2022. According to reports, the production will begin filming soon.
This drama will be Park Ji Hoon’s first project for 2022. He last starred in the 2021 KBS drama “At a Distance, Spring Is Green” which was also adapted from a webtoon. He also starred in several dramas such as “Love Revolution,” “Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency,” “Iljimae,” “The King and I,” “Jumong,” and more.
Park Ji Hoon is active in both his acting and singing career. Last October, he also released his album titled “HOT&COLD.”
He also participated in the reunion performance of his project group Wanna One at 2021 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards).