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Ji Chang Wook Shares Plans After ‘Suspicious Partner,’ Reveals Preparations For Military Enlistment

by Robie Ferrer / Jul 19, 2017 07:10 AM EDT
Ji Chang Wook starred in the drama 'Suspicious Partner

Another South Korean actor will soon enter the army to complete the mandatory military service required of male citizens. "Suspicious Partner" star Ji Chang Wook is scheduled to enlist in mid-August and recently shared what he plans to do to prepare for his upcoming temporary life role as a soldier.

Having completed the filming requirements for SBS' romantic comedy suspense series, Ji Chang Wook's schedule is relatively light as compared to previous weeks. In a recent press conference to cap off the end of "Suspicious Partner," he admitted to feeling mixed emotions since he was sad to say goodbye to the drama's cast and crew. However, he also felt happy at having completed the said production, Yonhap News quoted the actor as saying.

Given that "Suspicious Partner" marked the "Healer" star's final TV drama before his military enlistment, the actor stated that the SBS series was a meaningful project for him since it was his first time to participate in a romantic comedy production. Ji Chang Wook also promised to return healthy and safe once he completes his mandatory army service.

In the coming weeks prior Ji Chang Wook's army enlistment on Aug. 14, he plans to spend quality time with his family and friends. Apart from attending a few promotional activities already scheduled in the "Suspicious Partner" actor's calendar, he also expressed his wish to enjoy a short vacation and travel to interesting places. He even mentioned that he plans to prepare himself both mentally and physically for his upcoming military service.

Meanwhile, "Suspicious Partner" ended its two-month broadcast at the top of Drama Fever's weekly list of popular Asian series. Ji Chang Wook's series retained its first-place ranking for the fifth week in a row, according to the latest chart posted on the Warner Bros. owned video streaming site. "Ruler: Master of the Mask" came in at second place followed by tvN's fantasy series "Bride of the Water God."

"Suspicious Partner" premiered in early May and released its final episode on July 13 on SBS. Watch a clip from the drama's finale below:

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