K-Drama Weekly Update: 07-12-18

Actor Jang Keun Suk, who was recently in Switch, will start his mandatory military service on today in Korea on July 16. Jang played double roles in Switch, one as a high profile prosecutor and also as a team leader similar to Ocean’s Eleven. Jang was born Aug. 4, 1987, and has many drama hits such as Beethoven Virus, Love Rain, The Royal Gambler and You’re Beautiful. Jang is very popular across Asia, especially in China and Japan. He will start boot camp before being assigned to an agency where he will perform public service due to health issues. His management agency said Jang is ineligible for active duty as he has bipolar disorder.