“Fantastic” Gives Update On Ji Soo’s Health And Role
On September 23, JTBC’s “Fantastic” held a press conference to discuss Ji Soo’s current health and the drama’s position regarding it.
Producer Song Won Seob said, “Ji Soo’s condition has improved considerably. He is showing desire to quickly return to the set. Because his recovery is the priority we are changing conditions and waiting so that he can film comfortably when his body and mind are ready.”
The producer also discussed changes in his role and explained, “It cannot be helped that his screen time will decrease. I think it will be regrettable for Park Si Yeon. However, his character’s personality and importance will not change.”
“Fantastic” has aired six episodes so far. Ji Soo’s character becomes a friend and a source of strength for Park Si Yeon’s character after enduring hardships with her husband and his family. Due to Ji Soo’s health condition, he will not be appearing in the next few episodes.
Previously, Ji Soo received emergency surgery for osteomyelitis (inflammation of bone or bone marrow, usually due to infection) on September 13.
“Fantastic” airs on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. KST. You can watch the latest episode below: