Watch: Jung Hae In, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, And More Impress At 1st Script Reading For “Snowdrop”
JTBC’s upcoming drama “Snowdrop” shared a behind-the-scenes look at the script reading!
Directed and written by the “SKY Castle,” team, “Snowdrop” takes place in Seoul in 1987. The drama tells the love story between Im Su Ho (Jung Hae In), a student at a prestigious university who rushes into a women’s university covered in blood one day, and Eun Young Ro (BLACKPINK’s Jisoo), a student at the women’s university who hides and takes care of him despite facing danger under close surveillance.
The script reading begins with director Jo Hyun Tak sharing, “I’ll become a director you can always comfortably talk to about anything.” Scriptwriter Yoo Hyun Mi states, “I’ve harbored this topic in my heart for 12 years. I’ll work really hard to write it.”
From the first script reading, Jung Hae In and Jisoo impressed with their understanding of their roles and character portrayal. Jung Hae In plays Im Soo Ho, a graduate student of a prestigious university who is from Germany and has a lot of secrets. Jung Hae In comments, “He’s a figure that gets swept up in a whirlwind of events as the story progresses.” He later adds, “Since the director, scriptwriter, and senior actors eased my nervousness, I was able to participate in the script reading very comfortably and enjoyably.”
Jisoo stars as freshman Eun Young Ro, who is majoring in English at Hosu Woman’s University. In the interview, the actress shares, “She gets swept up in an incident with Su Ho, so please tune in to find out what happens and what incident they get caught up in.” Jisoo also remarks, “It was my first script reading, but I got energized because everyone treated me comfortably and cheered me on a lot.”
Jang Seung Jo takes on the role of the stubborn Lee Kang Moo, who is the relentless team leader of the National Security Planning Agency’s investigation team. Yoon Se Ah plays Hosu Woman’s University’s dorm inspector Pi Seung Hee, while Kim Hye Yoon stars as the dormitory’s phone operator Gye Boon Ok. Kim Hye Yoon comments, “I’m grateful to be able to act in such a good project, and I think it’ll be a project I can learn a lot from.”
Furthermore, Jung Yoo Jin plays Jang Han Na, the hot-tempered employee of the National Security Planning Agency, Heo Joon Ho plays Eun Young Ro’s father Eun Chang Soo, Kim Jung Nan plays Eun Chang Soo’s wife Hong Ae Ra, Park Sung Woong plays security general Nam Tae Il, and Jung Hye Young plays Nam Tae Il’s wife Jo Sung Shim.
The script reading ends with the cast expressing their excitement for the upcoming premiere. Take a look at the full script reading below:
“Snowdrop” will premiere on December 18 at 10:30 p.m. KST. Watch a teaser for the drama here!
While you wait, check out Jung Hae In in his romance drama “A Piece of Your Mind” with subtitles below: