In a current interview and pictorial for Esquire journal, Jung Yi Seo dished on her minor position within the award-winning movie “Parasite”!
The rising actress lately starred in tvN’s hit drama “Mine” as Kim Yoo Yeon, the younger maid who falls in love with chaebol inheritor Han Soo Hyuk (performed by VIXX‘s Cha Hak Yeon). However, unbeknownst to many viewers, Jung Yi Seo made a quick look in an much more well-known manufacturing two years in the past—in “Parasite,” she performed the pizza store proprietor who quarrels with Kim Gi Taek (Song Kang Ho)’s household in the direction of the start of the movie.
“No one appears to learn about it at first,” shared Jung Yi Seo. “Whenever I introduce myself on a set, if I say that I used to be the pizza store proprietor in ‘Parasite,’ individuals reply, ‘Really?’”
“At the time, I used to be simply amazed and blissful to even be auditioning for a movie by director Bong Joon Ho,” recalled Jung Yi Seo. “Because again then, it was arduous for me to even get the possibility to audition for a task.
“I didn’t count on to get something, and a number of other months glided by earlier than I immediately obtained a cellphone name from a employees member. They stated that I’d be capable to play the position of the pizza store proprietor. Originally, the character was purported to be of their forties or fifties, however that they had determined to decrease their age. I used to be confused, and I couldn’t consider it.”
Jung Yi Seo went on to notice that she additionally made a second look within the movie that many individuals aren’t conscious of.
“Actually, most individuals don’t know this, however I seem once more in the direction of the tip of the movie,” she stated. “Initially, I used to be solely supposed to seem to start with of the movie, for the quarrel over the pizza packing containers, however they added yet another scene for my character. You know the way Gi Taek (Song Kang Ho)’s household evacuates to the gymnasium due to the flood? If you look rigorously, the pizza store proprietor is in that scene sporting an orange T-shirt.”
“It’s nearly like a find-the-hidden-objects sport,” she added with fun. “[She’s there] since she’s a resident of the identical neighborhood.”
Looking again on her position within the movie, Jung Yi Seo remarked, “In a means, I feel ‘Parasite’ was primarily my appearing debut. After I appeared in ‘Parasite,’ there have been immediately much more individuals who acknowledged me on the road in comparison with earlier than. Sometimes individuals would even speak to me on the road, saying, ‘Oh? It’s the pizza store proprietor.’ At first, I used to be amazed by that sort of curiosity, however since I’d by no means skilled it earlier than, I began feeling a bit scared and pressured by it as time went on.”
She went on with fun, “Fortunately, the time period throughout which individuals acknowledged me [from ‘Parasite’] didn’t final lengthy. These days, I feel there are far more individuals who acknowledge me as Yoo Yeon from ‘Mine.’”
Watch Jung Yi Seo in “Tale of the Nine-Tailed” with subtitles beneath!
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