'I Wish the World Would End Tomorrow': Release date, plot, cast and all about Netflix's K-sitcom starring GOT7's Youngjae

Netflix is coming up with an original Korean sitcom which has an ensemble cast from the country's entertainment industry, including the superstar Youngjae


                            'I Wish the World Would End Tomorrow': Release date, plot, cast and all about Netflix's K-sitcom starring GOT7's Youngjae
GOT7's Youngjae (Getty Images)

Netflix is coming up with an original Korean sitcom, 'I Wish the World Would End Tomorrow' (literal translation), starring famous K-Pop band GOT7 member Youngjae. The series will be produced by Mystic Story and has an ensemble cast. However, not much information is out yet.

Release date

The official release date of the series has not been announced. MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) will update this article, so circle back after few days.

Plot

Right now there is no official synopsis announced regarding the series. However, for fans awaiting it, ‘I Wish the World Would End Tomorrow’ revolves around a multinational group of students who live together in a university dorm in Seoul. 

Creators

The series will be directed by Kwon Ik Joon, who has experience working on blockbuster Korean sitcoms such as ‘Three Guys and Three Girls’ and ‘Nonstop'. However, certain episodes of the series will be directed by Kim Jung Sik, who has worked on sitcoms like ‘High Kick!', 'Potato Star 2013QR3' and ‘Smashing on Your Back'. Further, the series comes under the writing credits of screenwriter Seo Eun Jung and Baek Ji Hyun. Seo Eun Jung is known for ‘Soonpong Clinic’ and ‘New Nonstop' while Baek Ji Hyun is popular for ‘Nonstop’ and ‘Rude Miss Young Ae'.

Cast

Many fans who are familiar with Korean shows are keen to catch up on the series. 'I Wish the World Would End Tomorrow' has an ensemble cast of Park Se Wan, Shin Hyun Seung, GOT7’s Youngjae, (G)I-DLE’s Minnie and Han Hyun Min.

GOT7's Youngjae

Choi Young-Jae, popular as Youngjae, is a South Korean singer, dancer, songwriter and producer. He is the lead vocalist of the hit Korean boy band Got7. While he is mostly celebrated as a singer, it will be exciting to see him venturing into acting with the Netflix series ‘I Wish the World Would End Tomorrow'. As per Soompi, he will play Sam, the son of the president of a tteok-bokki global food chain, who grew up in Australia. Previously, Youngjae composed many songs for his band. These include hits such as ‘Fly tour’, ‘1:31 am’ and ‘Rewind’ for GOT7’s ‘Flight log: Departure’ album, to name a few.

Park Se Wan

Park Se Wan is a South Korean actress who made her television acting debut in KBS2's short drama special ‘The Red Teacher’ in 2016. She gained prominence in 2017 with her supporting roles in the coming-of-age series ‘School 2017’ and the romantic comedy-drama ‘I'm Not a Robot'.

Actress Park Se-wan attends the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards at COEX D Hall on May 1, 2019, in Seoul, South Korea (Getty Images)

In December 2018, Park was cast in the youth drama 'Just Dance'. The drama is based on the documentary of the same name. More recently in 2019, the actress starred in the fantasy drama 'Joseon Survival Period' and in the drama 'Never Twice'. As per Soompi, Park Se Wan will play the role of Se Wan, a teaching assistant who is in charge of monitoring the dorm in the upcoming series. 

Trailer

The trailer for the show is not out yet. MEAWW will update this space when it releases.

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