“Radiant” tells the story of a girl who loses on a regular basis she’s been given earlier than she will use all of it (Kim Hye Ja, Han Ji Min) and a younger man who throws away the brightest days of his life by dwelling a listless life (Nam Joo Hyuk).
This is Kim Hye Ja’s first drama in three years. She mentioned, “The motive I didn’t do dramas for 3 years was as a result of there weren’t any initiatives that me. This drama is one thing I’ve by no means tried earlier than in my life. It is completely different from different dramas. That excited me.”
She continued, “I don’t suppose that there have been many tales the place a 25-year-old instantly turns into somebody in her 70s. I had to consider the best way to specific that type of state of affairs. If the director hadn’t helped me, I wouldn’t have been capable of do it. He instructed me I may belief him.”
The veteran actress additionally shared that she realized many new issues via the venture. “I didn’t know there was such a factor as Internet broadcasts,” she mentioned. “When we did that, there have been quite a lot of outtakes and I might get flustered wanting on the feedback. I puzzled how everybody may use shortened language and new vocabulary like this. It felt like speech was disappearing altogether. Now I have a look at new vocabulary and perceive it, however I feel this was the primary time I’d had so many outtakes in a drama.”
Han Ji Min shared that she picked the drama due to the prospect of working with Kim Hye Ja. “The character within the script was fascinating, nevertheless it was an honor simply to have the ability to play Kim Hye Ja’s youthful self,” she mentioned. “It was like a dream to have the ability to share the identical identify and character as her. I’ve been watching her onscreen since I used to be younger. I noticed her to see her habits and gestures and talked to the director about how I ought to copy her. I might even go to her after we didn’t have any filming to do with a view to keep our synchronicity.”
Nam Joo Hyuk, for whom that is his first drama in two years, mentioned, “I didn’t know it could be two years. But I’m all the time excited and nervous once I’m on set. Whenever I’m appearing, I’m joyful. Han Ji Min handled me properly so I used to be capable of movie in a snug ambiance.”
Kim Ga Eun, who performs the character Kim Hye Ja’s good friend, mentioned, “I used to be so nervous simply to listen to that I might be appearing with Kim Hye Ja. Because our characters are mates, I needed to name her by identify casually. I needed to follow that of all my traces essentially the most. But she was very sort, so it was comfy.”
Kim Hye Ja then complimented her juniors, saying, “They’re all stunning and good-looking actors. Nam Joo Hyuk is just 26 years outdated, however he’s a really honest actor and I’m curious what sort of actor he’ll develop into sooner or later. As for Son Ho Jun [who plays her character’s older brother], I don’t have an older brother so I’ve by no means mentioned issues like ‘oppa,’ however once I referred to as him that I may perceive why that phrase was so candy. Son Ho Jun looks like he’s taking part in round however is definitely a really delicate one that isn’t careless about what folks say to him. I used to be embarrassed to name myself Kim Ga Eun’s good friend as a result of she’s such a contemporary and youthful individual.”
“Radiant” premieres on February 11 at 9:30 p.m. KST and might be accessible on Viki. Check out the trailer under!
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