Recently, The Scriptwriter Of ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’ Also Responded To Criticism That Called Woo Young Woo’s Character Unrealistic. What Is The Narrative Like?
” Extraordinary Attorney Woo ” received much acclaim for his subtle portrayal of an autistic person. After watching this drama, there are many people who are moved to treat people with disabilities better.
As is known, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” tells the story of a genius autistic lawyer named Woo Young Woo ( Park Eun Bin ). He is able to solve difficult cases well because of his intelligence and creative thinking process.
In particular, Woo Young Woo is described as a girl who is crazy about whales. He even often gets brilliant ideas when he thinks of these marine mammals. So, what is the reason Woo Young Woo likes whales so much?
To this, scriptwriter Moon Ji Won commented, “The director said that it would be nice to have a special device to visually show Woo Young Woo’s inner side.” He then chose the pope from among the many options proposed.
Writer Moon Ji Won continued, “People with autism often have expert knowledge in certain subjects because they can go deep into it, so I thought of several options.”
“Dinosaurs, trains, weather and cars are usually popular. But among all that, the reason I chose whales is because they look cool,” he added.
The writer then responded to accusations that Woo Young Woo’s character was unrealistic. Previously, there was a student from Yonsei University who said that Woo Young Woo was not autistic because he was quick to respond like a normal human.
Regarding this, the writer explained, “Just like other drama protagonists, it is true that Woo Young Woo is a character that was deliberately created for the drama. However, if you claim that it is impossible to believe that this character has a true autism spectrum, I think it is. unfair.”
“Woo Young Woo is not a character created from inaccurate knowledge. I think somewhere in the world, there must be autistic people like Woo Young Woo,” he concluded.
Meanwhile, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” will air its new episode on Wednesday (27/7) tonight. For those of you who want to know the continuation of Woo Young Woo’s story, don’t miss it to watch it.