On July 9, tving’s new unique drama “The Witch’s Diner” held a web-based press convention with administrators So Jae Hyun and Lee Soo Hyun and forged members Song Ji Hyo, Nam Ji Hyun, Chae Jong Hyeop, and Ha Do Kwon.
Based on a novel by Goo Sang Hee, “The Witch’s Diner” is a darkish fantasy drama a couple of witch restaurant that sells meals that grants needs in trade for the purchasers’ souls. Song Ji Hyo stars as Hee Ra, the restaurant’s proprietor and witch, and Nam Ji Hyun stars as her enterprise associate Jin. Chae Jong Hyeop performs Gil Yong, who’s the restaurant’s part-time worker.
Director So Jae Hyun stated, “‘The Witch’s Diner’ is based mostly on a darkish fantasy idea. It’s like a present set that accommodates romance, horror, and human tales. I joined the venture as a result of I liked the novel and the script. I wished to indicate this story to the world.”
Song Ji Hyo stated, “I wished to do a drama that was an adaptation of an unique. I used to be drawn to the thought of doing a fantasy venture, and I had a thirst for enjoying a character-driven function. When I learn the script, I believed that I needed to do it.” She added, “It can be exaggerating to say that I wished to make an enormous transformation, however I did wish to tackle a problem. I wished to check how far I might change.”
Nam Ji Hyun stated, “My character, Jin, is somebody who has a full spectrum of feelings and might deal with individuals with heat.” Asked about her profession spanning a number of genres thus far, she stated modestly, “I believe that all of them turned out properly as a result of I had enjoyable with the individuals I used to be working with.”
Chae Jong Hyeop stated, “People say that I’m a rookie actor getting consideration for my first lead function, however I don’t consider myself as a number one man. I went to set with the mindset of being somebody who performs Lee Gil Yong. I believe that different individuals felt extra stress about their roles than I did.”
He added, “Lee Gil Yong isn’t the kind of one that places the whole lot on the market. He holds a variety of issues inside and doesn’t have anybody to speak to. He’s the sort to try to overcome issues alone. That was fairly powerful. The administrators helped make me snug, so I used to be in a position to do it.”
Ha Do Kwon performs CEO Oh, a personality who shouldn’t be within the unique novel. He stated, “I actually preferred the unique novel and the script. I additionally preferred that I used to be taking part in a personality who wasn’t within the unique. I additionally preferred the staff that I used to be working with. I actually wished to work with these individuals, so I selected the venture.”
He added, “I met Nam Ji Hyun whereas engaged on the film ‘The Map Against the World,’ and I met Chae Jong Hyeop on the drama ‘Stove League,’ which obtained a variety of love. I turned shut with Song Ji Hyo after occurring ‘Running Man‘ usually.”
The drama is at the hours of darkness fantasy style and the preliminary idea has drawn comparisons to the drama “Hotel Del Luna.” Director So Jae Hyun stated, “It can be embarrassing to name it a blockbuster. Personally, I actually like ‘Hotel Del Luna.’ But we tried to make the fantasy parts completely different from that drama. Rather than specializing in the divide between this world and the afterlife, our drama is character-driven. We additionally wished to make it look visually interesting.”
Director Lee Soo Hyun stated, “We tried to not mess with the theme and message of the unique novel. There are extra characters and issues as a result of it’s completely different to indicate these items on video and we tried to make issues not look too easy.”
“The Witch’s Diner” premieres on July 16 at four p.m. KST and will likely be out there on Viki.
Check out a trailer beneath!
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