Ji Chang-wook recovers from COVID-19, to resume filming ‘The Sound Of Magic’

"He has been discharged from the quarantine facility"

South Korean actor Ji Chang-wook has fully recovered from COVID-19 and will resume filming for The Sound Of Magic. 

South Korean media outlet OSEN first reported earlier today (August 11) that the actor had recovered from COVID-19 and resumed filming for his upcoming Netflix series The Sound Of Magic.

His label, Glorious Entertainment, later confirmed the news in a separate statement to Sports Kyunghyang“He has been discharged from the quarantine facility. He will return to [filming] The Sound Of Magic,” stated the agency, as translated by Soompi.

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The production for The Sound Of Magic was halted late last month after both Ji and an unnamed member of the show’s production crew tested positive for the virus in a preemptive test. The remaining cast and crew of the show underwent further testing while shooting was suspended, but fellow cast mates Hwang In-yeop and Choi Sung-eun have since both tested negative for the virus.

The Sound Of Magic is the live-action adaption of popular web-toon series Annarasumanara, which tells the story of a teenage girl with ambitious dreams of becoming a magician. It will be directed by Kim Sung-yeon, who previously helmed the 2019 drama Itaewon Class.

In other K-drama news, a teaser for an upcoming drama series titled Lost was released last week, starring Ryu Jun-yeol and Jeon Do-yeon and is set to premiere on September 4 on JTBC. The show will tell the story of ordinary people who have worked hard all their lives, only to realise that they have not “become anything”.

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