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Choi Woo Sik is a master class on capturing emotional detail in new serial killer drama "A Killer Paradox"! Here's why!

Award-winning actor Choi Woo Sik displays his versatility in playing a confused serial killer in Netflix's new black comedy crime/thriller A Killer Paradox! We break down all the details on why we think he is in a league of his own when it comes to attention to emotional detail!


Plagued by the victims he killed, Lee Tang (Choi Woo Sik Train to Busan 2016) struggles with his conscious concerning whether he should turn himself in. But the very thought scares him. But blackmailing him isn't the right answer either. Take a look at what he does to blackmailers.

In a league of his own

Choi Woo Sik displays a unique combination of victim and predator in his latest role as Lee Tang, a typical college guy who likes working out and talking about girls. Little did he know he could attract vile people who deserved to die from their previous crimes.

Throughout the series, Lee Tang displays passive-aggressive behavior, depending on who he comes into contact with. He fights with his inner demons and moral beliefs on whether he should turn himself in, suicide, or continue with what he is doing. He even compares his newfound "skill" to a lottery ticket and considers continuing with his serial killer ways.

Mind games, with himself

It is an absolute pleasure to watch Lee Tang go back and forth in his thoughts, in his tiny one-room apartment playing scenarios in his head. Amusing as well as dark. The emotion shown on Choi Woo Sik's face is very clear to the audience about what he is thinking. We can actually sympathize with him as he takes us through his logic.

Is Lee Tang right?

A Killer Paradox makes us question whether Lee Tang's actions, killing evil human beings, is an act of justice. Since the law wasn't able to prosecute these ex-convicts properly, is it okay for Lee Tang to "take out the trash" one by one? Each episode introduces new characters that are equally, if not worse, than the previous ones that Lee Tang kills; a woman who kills her parents, a man who tries to take over his friend's family and sleeps with his wife, or two violent teenagers who stab a detective because their egos were hurt?

Each episode makes the audience question their morals and that's what makes this series so much fun to watch! Let us know your thoughts on Choi Woo Sik's character and if you agree/disagree with his actions! Comment below!


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