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Ji Chang Wook Will Appear On An Upcoming Episode Of 'Happy Camp'

BY Adrienne Stanley | May 09, 2015 09:13 PM EDT


Ji Chang Wook continues to demonstrate his popularity in China. The 27-year-old actor recently strengthened his position in the Chinese market with an appearance on the Hunan Broadcasting System (HBS) program, "Happy Camp."

On May 6, he uploaded photos from the upcoming episode to his Weibo account with the message, "Happily recording 'Happy Camp,' thank you."

His appearance on the popular show was also highlighted in a teaser released by HBS on May 9.

He enthusiastically participated in the strenuous physical challenges that were presented throughout the show, which included a human card and animal farm games.

Ji Chang Wook has experienced tremendous popularity in China following his role in the hit action series, "Healer." His portrayal of Park Bong Soo, a mild-mannered investigative reporter with a secret identity, won over legions of fans throughout Asia.  He debuted in 2006 but "Healer" has served as his breakout role, catapulting the star of theater, film and drama into Hallyu stardom. 

Although, he has yet to announce his next K-Drama role, he will return to film with the period comedy, "Two Constables." He will act alongside veteran top star, Seol Kyung Gu (Cold Eyes, The Tower), in the film which is the fourth installment in the "Two Cops" series. 

His Weibo account has racked up more than 1.7 million followers. He has demonstrated increased interest in his Chinese fans with several visits to the mainland region.

The weekly program, which has aired for 15 seasons, features a mix of pan-Asian stars from countries including Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Other prominent Korean stars that have appeared on "Happy Camp" include Super Junior, EXO, Wonder Girls and Lee Min Ho. 

The episode featuring Ji Chang Wook will air on HBS on Saturday, May 16. Full episodes are uploaded to the directly to the HBS site and HBS' Youtube account. 

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