The hit weekend drama premiered to robust viewership rankings and was in a position to attain new all-time highs a number of occasions all through its six-month run. The drama additionally ended with robust finale ratings, surpassing 30 p.c for each components, nationwide.
Lee Min Jung talked about her chemistry with on-screen husband Lee Sang Yeob, sharing, “Since we needed to act collectively in essentially the most scenes, there have been loads of elements we needed to rely upon one another for. Lee Sang Yeob could be very skillful and pure each in real-life and whereas appearing, so I wonder if that was why we labored properly collectively for our romance. We even received the nickname ‘Na-Gyu’ couple and I heard that since we glance alike, individuals loved and felt comfy throughout our scenes. That felt good.”
She continued, “From the beginning of the drama, we had so many scenes the place we have been combating. Actors discover every kind of appearing troublesome however whenever you’re combating, your feelings rise and your voice will get louder, so it comes out extra naturally whenever you’ve labored collectively quite a bit. However, with out with the ability to develop that relationship, we began off with the climax of our combating, so it was arduous. After time glided by, it was nonetheless memorable and since we began off with such troublesome appearing, our chemistry afterwards got here that rather more simply.”
Many viewers puzzled what Lee Min Jung’s husband Lee Byung Hun considered her on-screen romance and Lee Sang Yeob had beforehand admitted on “Sixth Sense” to being afraid of Lee Byung Hun’s reactions to their kiss scenes.
Regarding her husband, Lee Min Jung commented, “He watched with a really detailed eye. He would give his opinion about good scenes or say one thing like ‘What if it was a case like this?’ I feel my household was in a position to relate whereas watching.”
She added, “While watching the ‘Da-Jae’ couple [nickname for Lee Cho Hee and Lee Sang Yi], my 6-year-old son requested, ‘Is sadon a phrase for somebody you want?’” Sadon refers to in-laws (family by marriage).
Lee Min Jung continued, “I feel that the romance and comedic elements of the drama may very well be loved by everybody, no matter their gender and age. After seeing [my] romantic scene with Lee Sang Yeob, my son exclaimed, ‘You’re in massive hassle.’” While laughing she added, “His dad was positive however my son mentioned his dad would get offended and he was taking note of his dad’s response.”
Regarding the present’s conclusion, Lee Min Jung shared, “Since we started filming early this 12 months and it continued for such a very long time, I needed to hold my tempo and handle my well being. Unlike a miniseries, there are such a lot of extra issues that we create with everybody, so it was enjoyable. I don’t know if it’s as a result of we labored on it for therefore lengthy, however it doesn’t really feel prefer it’s over and I really feel like I’ve to return to my home on set.”
The actress continued, “‘Once Again’ was a pure story with barely any dramatic finale plot traces and all of the characters have been so heat. I feel these elements are why it was in a position to obtain reward as a household drama. It’s a drama like a heat therapeutic oil. Although it’s not intense like the scent, if it’s by you, you are feeling healed and heat. I consider it like a household story that offers you the consolation of being in nature.”
For her plans for the remainder of 2020, Lee Min Jung commented, “There’s not a lot left of 2020 however I feel I’ll must relaxation a bit in September. I haven’t been in a position to train a lot so I feel I’ll must put money into my physique a bit. My well being nearly feels utterly exhausted. I need to begin yoga once more too. Instead of specializing in one factor, I need to work arduous in every thing, clearly in my work as an actress, but in addition as a mom and a spouse.”
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