Park Ji Hoon Confirmed To Lead New Webtoon-Based School Drama
Park Ji Hoon will be returning to the small screen with the upcoming drama “Weak Hero” (literal title)!
On February 16, a source from Park Ji Hoon’s agency Maroo Entertainment shared, “Park Ji Hoon has been cast as the lead of wavve’s original drama ‘Weak Hero,’ which is slated to air in the second half of this year.”
“Weak Hero” is an action school drama based on a popular webtoon of the same name. The story follows Yeon Si Eun (Park Ji Hoon), a model student in the top 1 percent who appears weak on the outside, as he matures while fighting against the violence that unfolds at and outside of school.
Park Ji Hoon will be playing the leading role of Yeon Si Eun. Although he is naturally frail, he uses his brain to win his battles and to eventually dominate the school. Already showing great similarities with the original webtoon character, Park Ji Hoon will showcase a new type of school drama through his unique portrayal in “Weak Hero.”
Previously, Park Ji Hoon impressed with his various roles in “Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency,” “Love Revolution,” and “At a Distance Spring is Green.” Having already starred in school dramas, viewers are highly anticipating Park Ji Hoon’s upcoming transformation through “Weak Hero.”
“Weak Hero” will begin filming with the goal of premiering in the second half of this year. Stay tuned for more updates!
In the meantime, watch Park Ji Hoon in “At a Distance Spring is Green” below: