MBC’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama “W” has released the first still cuts of lead actor Lee Jong Suk. “W” is a romantic suspense melodrama that tells the story of the incredibly rich Kang Chul (Lee Jong Suk) and curious surgeon Oh Yeon Joo (Han Hyo Joo) crossing in different dimensions.
Lee Jong Suk’s character is a founder of a start-up company with a market price of 1.5 trillion won (approximately $1.8 billion) and a young chaebol who has assets worth 800 billion won (approximately $690 million). Along with his multi-millionaire status, he is righteous and charming.
In the revealed stills, Lee Jong Suk portrays his character with ease and captures his personality. Having been the first choice candidate for the role, Lee Jong Suk transforms into his character seamlessly.
Kang Chul wins a gold medal in the Olympics at the young age of 18 and surprises the public with his decision to change career paths and study computer science. Following his studies, he founds a venture company and succeeds.
The production company staff complimented Lee Jong Suk’s hard work and revealed, “Lee Jong Suk is devoting all of his energy into his acting, so much so that you can only think of Kang Chul when you see him. Please look forward to the charming Kang Chul character Lee Jong Suk has created while sweating in the hot weather.”
“W” is slated to air its first episode on July 20.
Are you excited for Lee Jong Suk and “W”?