On May 24, the new KakaoTV unique drama “Mad for Each Other” (additionally translated as “Crazy Person within the Area”) held an internet press convention with director Lee Tae Gon and lead actors Jung Woo and Oh Yeon Seo.
“Mad for Each Other” is a drama in regards to the unpredictable romance between No Hwi Oh (Jung Woo), a person with anger administration points who has zero management over his mood, and Lee Min Kyung, a girl who’s all the time inflicting different folks to get offended at her.
About the forceful-sounding title, director Lee Tae Gon mentioned, “We don’t actually know the folks round us. When somebody acts impolite or in a manner that’s out of the norm, we are saying that they’re loopy. But as soon as we get to know them, we understand that they’re regular and simply the identical as we’re. The drama is in regards to the query, ‘Is that particular person actually loopy?’, and whether or not we nonetheless consider folks as loopy after attending to know them.”
Jung Woo’s character, No Hwi Oh, was a passionate police officer earlier than his life falls aside after an incident and he develops anger administration points. Oh Yeon Seo’s character, Lee Min Kyung, had the right life earlier than all of it collapses attributable to an incident and he or she closes her coronary heart off to others.
Asked why he selected the mission, Jung Woo mentioned, “I heard that Lee Tae Gon was directing the mission and I used to be curious and enthusiastic about it. When I learn the script, it felt very recent, new, and artistic. Even although the character didn’t exist in actual life, he felt vey lifelike. It felt like somebody I might meet in actual life, so I had quite a lot of enjoyable studying the script.”
He added, “I encountered this drama proper after I was feeling mentally and bodily drained from doing heavy tasks. I didn’t take lengthy to consider it, I actually needed to play this character.”
Oh Yeon Seo additionally shared that she was a fan of director Lee Tae Gon. “I met with him and mentioned that I want to do the mission. Then I discovered that Jung Woo could be my co-star. I made a decision that I am going forward and belief each the director and my co-star.”
She continued, “I labored exhausting on set, however Jung Woo and the director crammed in quite a lot of the components I used to be missing. If the drama does nicely and the character receives love, it’s as a result of these two folks, in addition to the employees, helped me out. I had quite a lot of enjoyable filming.”
About their chemistry working collectively, she mentioned, “Whatever I attempted when it comes to performing, he would reply nicely. When we did rehearsals, he would counsel concepts, and after I recommended concepts, he would use them nicely.”
Jung Woo mentioned, “I used to be inquisitive about what sort of an actor she was. She was extra cool and easygoing on set than I had anticipated. She respects the folks round her and works exhausting to make the ambiance on set brighter. I might additionally see her working exhausting as an actor to beat the bounds of her personal ideas.”
“Mad for Each Other” begins airing on May 24 and can air a brand new episode each Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 7 p.m. KST.
Check out Oh Yeon Seo within the film “Cheese in the Trap” right here…
… and Jung Woo within the film “Best Friend” right here!
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