With tvN’s “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop” coming to an end tonight, December 20, actor Jung Il Woo revealed his thoughts about the drama and his character. Comparing the drama to its central theme, ramyun, Jung Il Woo wittily stated, “At times hot, spicy, and cool, we are now left with only one episode out of the sixteen bowls of ramyun. I want to thank all the viewers for enjoying the chewy and warm experience with us.” He continued, “It’s a project that I’ll never forget. Please watch over Chi Soo and Eun Bi until the very end.”
In “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop,” Jung Il Woo played Cha Chi Soo, the arrogant son of Cha Ok Gyun, the owner of Korea’s largest food conglomerate called Chasung. Jung Il Woo received much praised for improving his acting skills, as well as maturing as an actor. He’s also known for showing tremendous passion towards the drama, personally decorating the set, bringing in props, and focusing on minor details to perfect his character.
Netizens showed their tremendous support to both Jung Il Woo and his drama, commenting, “Is this really goodbye?” “I hope to see more of you in other projects! I’ll never forget Cha Chi Soo,” “I can’t believe it’s really ending. I’ll be with Chi Soo till the very end~ Final episode hwaiting!”
Meanwhile, Jung Il Woo has lined up his next project following “Flower Boys Ramyun Shop.” He will star in the fantasy historical drama “The Moon Embracing the Sun” with Kim Soo Hyun and Han Ga In. The drama is written by Jung Eun Gwol, who also wrote last year’s “Sungkyunkwan Scandal,” starring JYJ’s Yoochun, Park Min Young, Song Joong Ki, and Yoo Ah In. “The Moon Embracing the Sun” will premiere on MBC next January following Lee Ji Ah’s “Me Too, Flower!
While many fans were sadden with the fact that the popular series comes to an end tonight, producers behind “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop” have released some good news about a possible sequel. During a phone interview with local media OSEN, director Kim Young Gyo stated, “While we haven’t had any formal talks about making a second season, there is a possibility. Tonight is the final broadcast, so we’re all enjoying the moment.”
Lee Chung Ah, the actress who played Eun Bi, also expressed her wish for a second season. She stated, “It’s sad that I don’t get to see the rest of the cast anymore. It’s been great living as Eun Bi, and I’m sad that it has to come to an end. I wish they would make a season two.”
“Flower Boy Ramyun Shop” will air its final episode tonight, December 20, on tvN at 11PM KST.
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