tvN’s upcoming drama “L.U.C.A.: The Beginning” is nearing its premiere!
“L.U.C.A.: The Beginning” is an motion thriller a few man named Ji Oh (Kim Rae Won), who’s being chased for his particular talents, and a violent crimes detective named Gu Reum (Lee Da Hee), who’s the one one who remembers who he’s. It additionally stars Kim Sung Oh, Kim Sang Ho, Park Hyuk Kwon, Ahn Nae Sang, Jin Kyung, and extra.
The drama is being directed by Kim Hong Sun, the grasp of “style” dramas like “Voice” and “the Guest,” and written by Chun Sung Il, who has labored on widespread movies similar to “The Pirates” and “My Girlfriend Is An Agent.” Ahead of the drama’s premiere on February 1, the manufacturing workers shared the explanation why viewers ought to tune in for the brand new present.
Director Kim Hong Sun stated, “It’s a cool motion drama that additionally has enjoyable, fantastical parts as Ji Oh’s secret unfolds.” Screenwriter Chun Sung Il stated, “I attempted to not take the ‘apparent route’ and needed to keep away from an ending that individuals would be capable to predict.”
The drama is predicated on the idea of genetic modification and human evolution. “L.U.C.A.: The Beginning,” the title, comes from the acronym “Last Universal Common Ancestor,” the organism from which all life descended. Chun Sung Il stated, “I began with the query, ‘Humans are all the time making an attempt to alter all the things besides themselves, so why would they cease at different people?’ I then moved on to desirous about a narrative in regards to the finish of loneliness. Ji Oh is a singular particular person with particular talents that nobody else has. I believed that being the ‘solely one in every of your sort’ could be very lonely.”
The author added that he had named Gu Reum (cloud in Korean) as a result of she is the one one who can full his lonely world. “When we’re instructed to attract the sky, we normally add clouds,” he stated. “Skies want clouds to be full. Gu Reum is the one one who accepts Ji Oh as he’s, and he or she is important to him to finish his world.”
On high of the distinctive worldbuilding is the massive spectacle of the drama’s motion scenes. Cinematographer Choi Young Hwan, who labored on movies like “Veteran,” “The Berlin File,” and “The Thieves,” stated, “Just as I needed to attempt one thing new, I got here throughout this script. It was probably the most thrilling script I’d learn shortly. My focus was on conserving my particular person type that I’d developed by movies.” Kim Hong Sun added, “We shot in a approach that was extra like movie course [than TV direction]. If you watch the drama, it is possible for you to to really feel Choi Young Hwan’s type.”
Stunt director Jang Jae Wook stated, “I needed the motion to point out a quick and highly effective vitality like lightning. I believed so much in regards to the motion conditions and strikes that will permit the viewers to just accept sure particular upgraded talents as actual. Ji Oh is aware of his personal talents and tries to regulate them, so he follows his targets carefully in the case of preventing.” The most essential factor was to alter issues up. Even if it was in the identical place and in the same scenario, I needed the motion to point out one thing new and refreshing.”
He continued, “Kim Rae Won is de facto intense in the case of focus and particulars, it’s superb. Even when you may’t see his face within the scene, he says that it’s going to really feel totally different if he does it himself, so he needed to do most of his personal stunts. Lee Da Hee is excellent at studying the technical facets of motion, together with abilities and actions, and likewise at bringing out her personal type. Kim Sung Oh’s motion abilities are legendary. He’s an incredible actor.”
tvN additionally shared some stills of the supporting actors in “L.U.C.A.: The Beginning” Park Hyuk Kwon performs Kim Chul Soo, the secret particular person answerable for the biotechnology undertaking at Human Tech. Ahn Nae Sang performs Ryu Joong Kwon, the top of the Human Tech analysis middle and the primary particular person in Korea to give you a concept of gene enhancing. Jin Kyung performs Hwang Jung Ah, the mysterious girl who established Human Tech and gathered one of the best scientists to work there.
Kim Sung Oh performs Lee Son, the chief of the particular crew at Human Tech who’s answerable for monitoring down Ji Oh. Jung Da Eun performs Choi Yoo Na and Kim Min Gwi performs Kim Tae Oh, members of the particular crew, and Lee Joong Ok performs Kim Hwang Sik, the community specialist.
“L.U.C.A.: The Beginning” premieres on February 1 at 9 p.m. KST. Check out a teaser beneath!
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