Lee Jung Jae Undergoes Shoulder Surgery and Steps Off His Follow-Up Project
Actor Lee Jung Jae underwent shoulder surgery on April 17 and decided to step down from his follow-up movie Rouge.
C-JeS Entertainment, Lee Jung Jae’s agency, told enews on April 29, “Lee Jung Jae was injured while he was training for film Big Match. He underwent shoulder surgery on April 17 and decided to step down from his follow-up project Rouge in order to rest for his recovery.”
Lee Jung Jae took the role of a famous martial artist ’Choi Ik Ho’ who is falsely accused of murder in Big Match. Despite his injury, Lee Jung Jae continued to film and unfortunately, his injury became worse during filming.
A C-JeS Entertainment rep stated, “He had no choice but to step down from Rouge due to his injury. He will be focusing on his recovery for a while.”
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