SEOUL – South Korean actor Ji Chang-wook has examined constructive for Covid-19, changing into one of many greatest names within the nation’s leisure business to be contaminated with the virus.
The guts-throb, who was about to movie Netflix sequence Annarasumanar (The Sound Of Magic), is now present process remedy in isolation, his company Wonderful Leisure mentioned in an announcement on Monday (July 26).
In line with the South Korean media, the actors and crew members of The Sound Of Magic, which relies on in style webtoon Annarasumanara, had been examined for Covid-19 earlier than filming.
Ji, 34, went for a take a look at over the weekend and it got here again constructive on Monday. His co-stars, actor Hwang In-youp and actress Choi Sung-eun, have examined destructive.
Filming for the Netflix sequence has been halted consequently.
Ji, who’s well-known for his roles in TV sequence corresponding to Empress Ki (2013 to 2014) and Backstreet Rookie (2020), is the newest celeb in South Korea to check constructive for Covid-19, elevating fears of an outbreak in the country’s entertainment industry.
Kim Sung-kyu, the chief of Okay-pop boy band Infinite, Lee Min-hyuk of boy band BtoB and Doyoung and Junghwan, members of boy band Treasure, have examined constructive for Covid-19.
Different celebrities who’ve caught the virus embrace mannequin Han Hye-jin, actor Kim Kang-min of TV sequence My Roommate Is A Gumiho (2021), singer San of boy group Ateez, singer Hani of lady group Exid and singer Web optimization In-young, previously of lady band Jewellery.
In the meantime, comic Yoo Jae-suk of Working Man (2010 to current) fame examined destructive for the virus. He went into quarantine after coming into contact with a confirmed case whereas filming the variability present You Quiz On The Block.
Actors Lee Jung-jae, Jung Woo-sung and Ju Ji-hoon additionally examined destructive for Covid-19, after a crew member on the set of spy thriller Hunt was discovered to have the virus.