Based on the hit webtoon of the same name, “Tomorrow” will tell the story of Choi Joon Woong (played by SF9’s Rowoon), who falls into an unfortunate accident while struggling to find a job. As a result, he crosses paths with reapers Goo Ryun (Kim Hee Sun) and Lim Ryoong Goo (Yoon JiOn), who work together to save the lives of those contemplating suicide, and he ends up joining their team in the underworld as the youngest member.
Explaining why he chose drama for his next project, Rowoon commented, “I liked the message the drama gives.”
When asked if he feels any pressure to live up to the success of his previous drama “The King’s Affection,” Rowoon replied, “I don’t feel any pressure on the results. Because ratings are something determined by the heavens [outside of our control].”
He went on to reveal that the reason he was so drawn to “Tomorrow” was because he wanted to fully absorb the message of the story while acting in it. “I feel like if I focus on the message of the drama, that meaningful message will stay with me as well,” he said, “so I try to focus more on the essence of the drama. story than about results. In that regard, I think “Tomorrow” will be a drama that will comfort me as well.
Describing his character in the drama, Rowoon said, “Joon Woong is an ordinary character, but he has many sentimental aspects. There are times when an incident happens because of this, but the appeal of the character is that even though he’s still immature and clumsy, he has a warm heart.
As for how much he views the character as similar to his actual personality, Rowoon shared, “In order to completely blend into the character and show a good acting performance, I am currently acting thinking that our level of similarity is 0%. ”
The idol-turned-actor also revealed that due to the fun and relaxed atmosphere on set, the cast often offered fun ad libs on location.
“The director and the screenwriter told me that they would like there to be witty and fun elements in my portrayal of the character Choi Joon Woong,” he explained. “Because the atmosphere on set is so good, there are times when dialogue or situations that weren’t in the script naturally come up. I hope you’re looking forward to it.
When asked to rate his chemistry with the actors who play the other crew members in the drama — Kim Hee Sun and Yoon Ji On — Rowoon replied, “I would give the chemistry of the film 95 points. crisis management team. [out of 100].”
He went on to explain, “To be honest, I personally think it should be 100 points, but I’ll leave the remaining five points up to viewers to decide after watching.”
The SF9 member also expressed his gratitude to Llama, the author of the original webtoon, who actively encouraged the cast and crew of the drama adaptation. “I felt some pressure that this is an adaptation of an original work, but I’m grateful that [the original webtoon writer] look kindly on our drama,” he shared. “I’m honored to be part of a production that has such a big message.”
Finally, Rowoon concluded by remarking, “I think if you watch the drama, you can feel that I had a lot of fun and enjoyed filming. Please take “Tomorrow” seriously.
“Tomorrow” will premiere on March 25 at 9:50 p.m. KST. Check out a snippet of drama highlights here!
In the meantime, watch Rowoon in “extraordinary you” with captions below:
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