Chief producer (CP) Lee Gun Joon and producing director (PD) Cha Young Hoon of KBS 2TV’s “Are You Human, Too?” shared their ideas on an argument surrounding their drama.
“Are You Human, Too?” turned embroiled in an argument as quickly because it premiered on June four as a result of a violent scene the place Nam Shin (performed by Seo Kang Joon) slapped his feminine bodyguard Kang So Bong (performed by Gong Seung Yeon) within the face.
Kang So Bong labored as Nam Shin’s bodyguard but in addition secretly took photographs of him and bought them. When Nam Shin came upon, he threw her digital camera onto the ground and slapped her face. It additionally made issues worse when it was revealed that the actor didn’t simply faux, however truly slapped her whereas filming.
Lee Gun Joon stated, “It’s a set-up, character, and story in a drama. It was a scene that was needed for the set-up. We inserted it into the story as a result of we needed to create a means for him to run away after inflicting a giant incident. I do suppose that [viewers] might have felt uncomfortable by this, however the scene was solely included for the construction of the story.”
Cha Young Hoon added, “One factor I can let you know is that these sorts of [violent] scenes will now not seem. I didn’t suppose this type of controversy would occur. We tried to point out you a narrative of the chaebols‘ overuse of energy. It was an issue with the set-up of Nam Shin’s character and I didn’t suppose that we might get this type of response. The undeniable fact that I made him hit her appeared within the feedback. That half is unquestionably my fault.”
He continued, “How viewers reply is one thing that I must humbly settle for. It’s one thing I would like to understand and develop upon. I used to be stunned by the response and it was a component that I didn’t take into consideration. But the extra I discuss it, it’ll sound like an excuse, so I’m sorry that I created that type of scene. I hoped that viewers would comfortably take pleasure in watching it, and that intention wasn’t correctly carried out. If you took it that means whereas watching, then I’ll pay extra consideration, humbly settle for it, and check out my finest.”
“Are You Human, Too?” airs on Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 p.m. KST.