On October 26th, the upcoming MBC drama “KairosHeld a press conference with the director and the main cast.
The upcoming “cross-time fantasy thriller” is about the interconnected fates of Kim Seo Jin (Shin Sung Rok), a man in despair after his daughter was abducted, and Han Ae Ri (Lee Se Young), a woman looking for her missing mother. From the point of view of Kim Seo Jin, Han Ae Ri lives exactly one month in the past – but after the two communicate miraculously from different times, they embark on an exciting search to save their missing loved ones.
The cast first revealed the reasons why they decided to take part in the drama, which featured the haunting plot, as well as the passion and energy of director Park Seung Woo. Lee Se Young commented, “I really liked this drama because of the interesting script and my confidence in the director.” Shin Sung Rok added, “I could see the sincerity in PD Park Seung Woo’s eyes. I knew I had to take on the role as soon as I saw the look in his eyes.”
PD Park Seung Woo said, “Even before I started this production, I thought long and hard about who to cast. After recording the drama, I made offers without a second thought. I believe my sincerity has reached it. I am fortunate to work with everyone. “
Commenting on his role as the man losing his daughter, Shin Sung Rok said, “Since I also have a daughter, there were many parts that spoke to me. It wasn’t easy as I had a lot of strong emotions to express, and I’m not really the type of method to act. However, because the script was well written, I was able to act more naturally. “
Lee Se Young also went into great detail about her character and the reason she cut her hair. “Han Ae Ri didn’t seem like the type of character who had long and flowing hair,” she explained. “Han Ae Ri lives a busy lifestyle, so I wanted to give her a change. I figured short hair would suit her. “
Ahn Bo Hyun takes on the role of Kim Seo Jin’s right-hand man Seo Do Kyun. As he delved into the role, he explained, “Whenever I act, I work hard to relate to the character. I was pretty worried about how I might become this character as I’ve never tried to become an employee. On the way to Seo Do Kyun, I worked on finding common ground between us so that it would be easier. “
Nam Gyu Ri also spoke about her character Kang Hyun Chae, who shows a lot of maternal love while losing a child. The actress said, “I was afraid that I would not be able to express this feeling of motherly love well. This character has many different sides. Since she is a person who always needs to stabilize through rational thinking, I have both personally and mine Role growing pain. “
WINNER’S Kang Seung Yoon plays the role of Im Geon Wook, Han Ae Ri’s longtime best friend, always ready to come to her aid. He thanked the director and said, “I trust the director as I act. He is always eager to nudge me in the right direction, and thanks to him, I gain more confidence as we keep filming.”
The actors also gave their answers to the question, “If you could change the past, what would you do?” Nam Gyu Ri replied, “I would go back to my school days and enjoy that time as I walk back and forth between the past and the now.” However, Kang Seung Yoon said that he would rather stay in the present. He argued, “If I changed the past, everything I achieved would lose its meaning.”
Ahn Bo Hyun said, “I want to go back and not eat so much.” Lee Se Young replied, “I want to go back to my childhood and take more photos with my parents and eat well so I can grow up.” Finally, Shin Sung Rok made everyone laugh when he said, “It’s unbearable to think about doing all the scenes that I’ve worked so hard on, so I don’t think I’ll go back to the past. “
Shin Sung Rok also increased the anticipation for the drama, saying, “I saw the script for the first two parts of the drama so I have faith. That’s hot off the press too – I’ve heard that the third part is even better.” Ahn Bo Hyun concluded, “The end of the drama will refresh you. Don’t miss a single piece of the puzzle in this drama. “
“Kairos” premieres on October 26th and will be available on Viki.
Check out a teaser here:
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