Stray Kids former member Kim Woo Jin has become 1st Korean to lead the HBO Max series.
Stray Kids former member Kim Woo-jin has recently become the first Korean to lead an HBO Max series Titled, Além do Guarda-Roupa (“Beyond the Wardrobe.)
Além do Guarda-Roupa is set in São Paulo, Brazil, and follows a teenage girl who finds a teleportation portal in a closet. She winds up meeting a K-pop idol in Seoul through this portal.
Woo-jin plays the role of Kyung Min, a cranky member of the fictional boy band Act.
He stars alongside Brazilian actress Sharon Blanche.
Kim Woo-jin is in Brazil for filming and he recently sat for an interview with a Brazilian media outlet where he shared his thoughts about his role. He said, “As I transformed into Kyung Min, I felt excited because I could once again debut as a boy group member like before.”
Kim woo Jin will return to Korea this June. The show is expected to release next year via the OTT streaming service, HBO Max.
Woo Jin debuted as a member of Stray Kids in 2018. but left the group and JYP Entertainment in October 2019, after a controversy. He had been accused of sexual harassment by several anonymous women on the social media website Twitter. He refuted the allegations and an investigation found various forms of fabrication from the accusers. He later posted to a newly created Instagram account in January 2020 with the phrase ‘Kim Woo Jin restart’.