Actor Na In Woo, who has replaced Ji Soo for the role of On Dal in KBS2’s K-Drama River Where the Moon Rises, has made his first appearance in the drama.
Previously, KBS announced that they would edit out Ji Soo as much as they can from episode 7 and 8 and re-film the drama with Na In Woo starting from episode 9.
Viewers who watched his first appearance after joining the K-Drama were pleasantly surprised to see how natural he fit in with the role.
달이 뜨는 강 새로운 온달 나일우 첫 등장
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Netizens felt that his image fit so naturally with the role of On Dal and showered him with praise.
- “Why didn’t you cast him sooner? He’s the perfect match.”
- “He is so cute…his image matches the character.”
- “He matches with this character so well. I am going to start watching this drama.”
- “He looks so cute with the weight he has put on.”
Previously, Ji Soo was accused of committing school violence and bullying by a netizen who identified themselves as a fellow middle school classmate. He later admitted to his actions and was replaced by Na In Woo for the role of On Dal.
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