Cha Hak Yeon And Jung Yi Seo Share How They Prepared For Their Roles In New tvN Drama “Mine”
“Mine” is about strong and ambitious women who overcome the world’s prejudices in order to find their true selves. Lee Bo Young stars as Seo Hee Soo, a former top actress and the wife of the second son of the elite Hyo Won Group. Kim Seo Hyung co-stars as Jung Seo Hyun, the wife of the eldest son of Hyo Won Group.
In the drama, Cha Hak Yeon plays Han Soo Hyuk, the son of Jung Seo Hyun and Han Jin Ho and the eldest grandson of Hyo Won Group. Although he seems to have been born with everything he could want in life, he carries an unspoken pain and loneliness in his heart.
Cha Hak Yeon said, “I found screenwriter Baek Mi Kyung’s method of unraveling the story to be new and fresh. All the characters felt so alive, and I was curious about what would happen next in the script. Since such dependable senior actors had been lined up for the cast, I thought of it as an opportunity to get to work with them. There was no reason not to accept.”
He added, “He’s a chaebol son and lives in exorbitant surroundings, but there’s something lonely and sad about him. That’s why I thought that my physical appearance was just as important as my acting, and I worked out and watched what I ate. I had a lot of meetings with the production staff before filming started in order to perfect Han Soo Hyuk’s style. I’m looking forward to how he will appear to the audience as well.”
Jung Yi Seo plays Kim Yoo Yeon, who has her life turned upside down when she gets the chance to become the maid of the Hyo Won Group household. She said, “I was intrigued from the first time I read the synopsis. I was so curious about the stories that each character held, and Yoo Yeon in particular kept sticking in my head. I strongly appealed to the director in the audition to let me play her. I really wanted to be cast in this project.”
She continued, “A role like Kim Yoo Yeon is a fresh challenge for me. She doesn’t have a stable family background, so she’s lived a hard life, but I didn’t want her to appear pitiful or sad. I wanted to show that she was bright and confident even in those surroundings. It was hard to express that, but I thought of it as a chance for me to grow as an actor. It’s the first time I’ve played a role like this in a drama, so I hope that people will look favorably upon my performance.”
“Mine” premieres after the end of “Vincenzo” in May. Check out a teaser here!