Jung Il Woo Discharged From the Military and Accepts Lead Role in SBS Sageuk Drama Hatch

Another boy (now man) is back in town after a stint in the military, though I confess I didn’t really feel his time away much. K-actor Jung Il Woo was discharged from the military today, capping off nearly 2 years of mandatory service and returning in time for the holiday season. He’s also returning with a drama offer accepted in his pocketed for the male lead of upcoming SBS weekend sageuk Hatch. He’ll play the role of a Joseon era fictional prince opposite rumored leading lady Go Ara playing a capable damo (female detective). Jung Il Woo is no stranger to sageuks with his breakout role in The Return of Iljimae and subsequently more period dramas including The Moon Embracing the Sun and The Night Watchman’s Journal. Good to see him back and hopefully he can seamlessly transition back to his acting career, but please ditch that spotted maroon shiny shirt lol. Continue reading