However, he was accused of intentionally avoiding the mandatory army service and entered the military in 2004 with other famous actors Song Seung-heon and Han Jae-seok.
Jang returned to the TV screens with widely popular MBC drama "Thank You" last year. His character of a doctor who takes a single mom and her daughter suffering from AIDS under his wing gained the empathy of viewers.
He is waiting for the release of his first Hollywood movie "Dance of the Dragon", which co-stars Singaporean actress Fann Wong.
Most Korean dramas start airing after the shooting of first a few episodes. Thus the general practice has been that production gets busier and busier, with the dramas eventually rushing to the end with obviously lower quality than before.
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