Ong SeongWu is acting as the lead actor of the youth drama “At Eighteen“ (JTBC). Many were waiting to see his debut in acting and he did not disappoint! Many have praised his good acting skills.
This scene at the end of episode 4 especially caught attention for his on the point expression of sadness and anger.
Be aware of spoiler up to episode 4.
Here is a little sum-up of what was this scene about.
Ong SeongWu (acting as Choi JoonWoo) had a very close friend JungHoo acted by Song GeonHee. Victim of bullies, Ong SeongWu kept on helping his friend -even sacrificing himself by being expelled from his [previous] high school.
At his new school, Ma HwiYoung acted by Shin SeungHo was trying to get him out of the school by all means. He paid bullies to bully Song GeonHee in hope to impact Ong SeongWu.
After some fights, Song GeonHee decided to attend a new high school out of Seoul to find peace. He had a heartwarming goodbye with his dear friend Ong SeongWu.
At the end of the episode, Ong SeongWu suddenly found his friend bleeding and dying in the ER.
At the funeral hall, no one from Song GeonHee’s family was there and Ong SeongWu was the only one paying respect to his dear friend who suddenly died due to injuries from being beaten up.
The bullies came in the room and told Ong SeongWu that it was Shin SeungHo who had paid them to beat Song GeonHee.
Ong SeongWu -realising the situation- with all the sad and angry feelings went to beat up Shin SeungHo who was in the room next door.
Online many have mentioned that Ong SeongWu’s acting in this scene was touching and heartbreaking. His expression of despair and anger impacted the viewers.
These are some top comments under the 3 minutes video of the ending scene of episode 4 [the one mentioned above].
Netizens are all talking about how impressed they are by his acting. They mentioned how well he is doing for a first try in acting. One person also said that if she/he did not know that he was an idol, she/he would have thought that he was a rookie actor because of his good acting skills.
In the comments, they also mentioned that the 3 main actors (Ong SeongWu, Shin SeungHo, and Kim HyangGi) are all acting very well and that they like the casting.
Do you also find that Ong SeongWu has impeccable acting skills?