Group ‘Behind Your Contact’ on the Okay-Drama’s ‘com-rom’ tag, understanding their characters, and extra

A still from ‘Behind Your Touch’

A nonetheless from ‘Behind Your Contact’
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Within the first episode of Behind Your Contact, Bong Ye Boon (Han Ji Min), a small-town veterinarian will get struck by a meteor bathe. The incident offers her psychic powers, and the flexibility to learn the minds of animals and folks. Including to her uncommon predicament is the arrival of a suspended detective Moon Jang Yeol (Lee Min Ki) who might have her assist to research unusual circumstances within the not-so-sleepy city. The presence of a mysterious comfort retailer employee Seon Woo who charms Ye Boon, might properly complicate issues.

A drama that intentionally calls itself a “com-rom”, to not be mistaken with a rom-com, since it’s the comedy that takes priority over the fantasy, thriller, and the romance facet of this newest Okay-drama. Directed by Kim Sok Yun (My Liberation Notes, Legislation College), the directorreveals he was conscious of the problem marrying the 2 genres — comedy with thriller. “Within the early elements of the story, there’s extra comedy, however later the drama and thriller points take precedence. Not like earlier detective exhibits which use the supernatural facet, in order to see the previous, I wished to usher in one thing that was extra fascinating, in addition to a bit tough by way of performing and offers one a problem to depict”.

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For Han Ji Min, it’s her third collaboration with director Kim Sok Yun after Director Okay: Secret Of The Virtuous Widow and Gentle in Your Eyes. The actor, final seen because the apprehensive but fastidious Younger Okay in Our Blues, confesses Behind Your Contact helped her shed the heaviness from her earlier present.

She reveals, “Each time I tackle a brand new challenge, I be sure I disassociate from my earlier character and make a contemporary new begin. There’s a fantasy aspect concerned with Bong Ye Boon, having these supernatural powers, in contrast to Our Blues the place my character was grounded and real looking. Although there’s a cartoon-like aspect to the story and my character, I’ve tried to make her extra pragmatic and convincing, in order to not caricature her.”

However would she like several psychometric powers as an actor? “The power to learn individuals’s minds and what they considered you’ll be fascinating. However, then you definitely want you didn’t know what they assume. I, as an individual, am not influenced by individuals’s opinion, however wouldn’t thoughts utilizing this energy when essential,” she says with fun.

For Lee Min Ki who has additionally labored with director Kim Som Yun beforehand in Detective Okay: Secret of The Dwelling Lifeless, in addition to the slice-of-life drama My Liberation Notes, engaged on Behind Your Contact was a no brainer. The actor who has to his credit dramas comparable to This Is My First Life, Magnificence Inside has a knack for lending individuality to his characters. The 38-year-old actor’s flip because the aimless Chang Hee from My Liberation Notes, which struck a chord with males in his age group, shares that his technique is to know his character’s psyche.

A still from ‘Behind Your Touch’ 

A nonetheless from ‘Behind Your Contact’ 

“I’m a fan of the thriller style and this present has far more to it by way of the style. Since there are such a lot of parts to it, I actually dissected every scene to know what was wanted of my character Jang Yeol at that second. The second unfolding on display was at a high precedence. Additionally, the comedian guide type narrative appealed to me.” Identified for his lithe slim body, he says although he bulked up and exercised arduous to look the half, he’s not too certain on that entrance if he’s convincing sufficient.

Director Kim divulges that he didn’t have any candidates in thoughts to play the complicated Seon Woo, and Suho match the half. Suho, a member of the favored Okay-pop group EXO, makes his drama comeback after practically 5 years; he admits taking part in a personality so totally different from his private self required a bit of labor. “I have a tendency to speak shortly and am very clear in actual life. So I deliberately began speaking slowly, modified my gait and even went round observing comfort retailer employees. I used to be a bit nervous about going through the digicam after a niche, however my co-stars had been very encouraging”.

Suho who enlisted within the army in 2020, simply across the time when the mega-popular Squid Recreation took the world by storm, acknowledges that the highlight on Korea, its content material, and actors has captured the world’s consideration, bringing alternatives and an impetus for actors to evolve.

Behind Your Contact is presently streaming on Netflix

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