The forged of “Kkondae Intern” has shared their causes for becoming a member of the drama, unpacked the phrase “kkondae,” and talked about what makes the drama stand out.
On May 20, a press convention for the brand new MBC drama “Kkondae Intern” was held reside on YouTube. Park Hae Jin, Kim Eung Soo, Han Ji Eun, Park Ki Woong, Park Ah In, and producing director (PD) Nam Sung Woo joined the convention to speak about their drama.
“Kkondae Intern” is an workplace comedy a couple of man who lastly will get candy revenge on a former boss who as soon as made his life depressing. Park Hae Jin stars as Ga Yeol Chan, who turns into the top of the advertising and marketing group at Jun Su Foods after transferring up the company ladder at lightning pace. Kim Eung Soo stars as Lee Man Shik, Ga Yeol Chan’s boss at his former firm however now his subordinate at Jun Su Foods.
PD Nam Sung Woo, who has labored on dramas like “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo,” “Because This Is My First Life,” “100 Days My Prince,” and “Kill It,” described “Kkondae Intern” as an total humorous drama. He stated, “When you’re finished laughing, I hope the drama may have you eager about your youth, buddies, and coworkers through the commercials and turns into one thing you’ll be able to mirror on.”
The PD then elaborated on the time period kkondae, which describes an older particular person who is usually condescending or makes use of their age to justify their actions. Nam Sung Woo defined, “I feel the phrase kkondae is getting used broadly. The route of our drama is about changing into kkondae, however we’re not forcibly including any classes or ethical messages to the drama. If you watch the drama, every character tends to be a kkondae. It’s not essentially a nasty kkondae, however its presentation is one thing I’ve thought of so much production-wise. The hardest half was inevitably having to characterize the damaging facets of a kkondae.”
Then, Nam Sung Woo talked about Kim Eung Soo’s portrayal of a kkondae. “Kim Eung Soo’s character represents the standard kkondae or exhibits what controversial issues finished by older folks. Since I used to be making an attempt to characterize this concept, it may well come throughout badly. I’ve thought of how lots of the unhealthy facets I may painting. It may be controversial if I painting them badly, however I figured if these controversies assist put an finish to unhealthy kkondae-like conduct, we might be on track.”
Kim Eung Soo spoke up about his personal notion of a kkondae. “A kkondae is somebody who forces their ideas onto others. If you elevate your self whereas doing so, that’s once you’ve change into bossy. But performing like a kkondae can create humor, so I hope you snicker whereas watching the drama.”
Park Hae Jin, who performs Ga Yeol Chan, the top of the advertising and marketing group who saves the corporate he had interned for with his improvement of a well-liked new kind of ramen, talked about his choice to affix the drama. “I’ve all the time needed to behave alongside Kim Eung Soo, and I believed that the drama was very related. There can all the time be conflicts on set, however I puzzled how this set might be so peaceable,” he stated, describing his coworkers as angelic. Park Hae Jin additionally added that Kim Eung Soo didn’t resemble a kkondae, not like his character. “Kim Eung Soo is de facto candid with everybody, and he controls the environment on set effectively, so I’m grateful,” he stated.
Kim Eung Soo complimented the forged members as effectively, stating Park Hae Jin’s attractiveness and performing expertise, whereas Park Ki Woong, who performs Namgoong Jun Su, the CEO of Jun Su Foods, described Park Hae Jin as light, candy, and thoughtful of others.
Han Ji Eun, who performs Lee Tae Ri, the brand new advertising and marketing intern at Jun Su Foods, stated, “I feel you’ll all discover the script and synopsis to be enjoyable. That was my first motive to affix the drama.” She continued, “The phrase kkondae is a scorching subject nowadays. When you consider ‘kkondae,‘ we thought that many individuals may relate if we had the time period apply to anybody, no matter age. We suppose the drama will change into one thing to look again on.”
Park Ki Woong defined his motive for becoming a member of the forged as effectively. He stated, “I be part of if the script is enjoyable, and it turned out to be actually humorous. Kim Eung Soo, whom I respect, and Park Hae Jin, an actor that I like, have been already forged. I beloved working with nice folks. The environment on set was additionally good, so I selected this drama.”
Lastly, PD Nam Sung Woo concluded by stating what makes “Kkondae Intern” stand out as a drama. He stated, “Rather than specializing in the feelings of the employed and their need to take down the boss, we targeted on how they will look after one another and are available collectively with out competitors. I feel what stands out is that we have now targeted on the method of uniting, and even when the boss is unhealthy, they’re nonetheless capable of come collectively.”
“Kkondae Intern” airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8:55 p.m. KST.
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