Popular South Korean boyband Wanna One will have their final concert towards the end of January after which the members will go their separate ways. Anticipation is high for each of the members and rapper Lai Kuanlin who’s also the maknae at 17 year old seems to be gearing up for a debut in China.
He held his solo first press conference today in Beijing to unveil his future plans from music to film and various endorsement deals. Lai Kuanlin shares that he has always wanted to release his own single and also thinks about preparing for an album. Tiger Hu will be coming onboard as the music director for Lai Kuanlin’s first Chinese single.
Aside from music, Lai Kuanlin has officially signed a three-picture deal with Wang Ke, president of Mango Entertainment. The first of which is a Chinese drama adaptation of A Little Thing Called First Love 初恋那件小事 based on a Thai film of the same name. On being casted as the romantic lead, the producer shared that Lai Kuanlin has a face that fits the image of first love. He is very high-spirited and the class senior that you look up to in school.
Considering that he’s gotten over 1 million followers just a few days after opening his weibo account this week, it looks like the young idol has quite a fanbase awaiting his acting debut.