The lead stars of “Kokdu: Season of Deity” have spoken in regards to the Drama in Singles journal!
MBC’s “Kokdu: Season of Deity” is a brand new fantasy romance which tells the story of a grim reaper named Kokdu (Kim Jung Hyun) who comes all the way down to this world to punish people each 99 years. When Kokdu meets Han Gye Jeol (Im Soo Hyang), a physician with mysterious skills, he begins working as a visiting physician.
Given the fantasy side of this Drama, the interviewer talked about that imagining the story was tough, however that this made them extra curious. Im Soo Hyang teased, “What’s essential is that we’re having a lot enjoyable whereas filming. The character of Gye Jeol, who I play, is so cute and wonderful so it’s very pleasing.”
Kim Jung Hyun commented, “The script is attention-grabbing and there’s a large quantity of strains. That’s why I assumed my chemistry with the alternative actor was extra essential than something. Whereas performing, I may really feel the alternate of power between me and Soo Hyang so it was enjoyable.”
As “Kokdu: Season of Deity” offers with the heavy matter of demise, the Drama was assumed to have a darkish vibe. Nonetheless, Im Soo Hyang stated reassuringly, “It’s utterly completely different. As a substitute, all of the characters seem like they’re lacking a screw so it’s even humorous. As youngsters as of late say, it appears like a ‘scramble of nonsense and phrase vomit.’ Of course joys and sorrows can be portrayed inside that, however we tried to specific even heavy matters in a lighthearted approach.”
On why he selected “Kokdu: Season of Deity” as his first Drama in two years, Kim Jung Hyun shared, “Kokdu is a personality who’s demise itself. A transcendent being who connects the underworld and this world. When you concentrate on demise, don’t you concurrently consider gentle and darkness? He’s a personality whose distinction must be that stark, and as talked about earlier, unraveling heavy materials in a approach that isn’t [heavy] was charming.”
Im Soo Hyang described the Drama as a problem for herself and elaborated, “Gye Jeol is somebody who believes she is peculiar, incompetent, and timid, and that nobody will ever love her. Regardless of these beliefs, she lives very bravely after which miraculously meets Kokdu. She beneficial properties hope and finds that means in life by means of Kokdu, who loves Gye Jeol unconditionally.”
The two actors then picked key charms of one another’s characters, with Im Soo Hyang sharing, “It’ll be enjoyable in case you pay shut consideration to how Kokdu’s picture modifications second by second. After being darkish one second, he additionally intently follows Gye Jeol round like a pet. Should you watch from the aspect, he’s like Jim Carrey. You’ll have the ability to see a extremely extensive number of actor Kim Jung Hyun’s faces.”
Kim Jung Hyun continued, “Gye Jeol is somebody with an unchanging loveliness. She’s a personality with a pitiful previous however she recovers immediately and stands again up. Ought to I say it’s a lovable stubbornness?”
Lastly, the pair defined the message behind “Kokdu: Season of Deity.” Im Soo Hyang shared, “Whereas chatting with the director earlier than filming, I requested, ‘What’s the message you need to share by means of this Drama?’ They picked considered one of Gye Jeol’s strains: ‘Kokdu, do you want your self?’ Each Kokdu and Gye Jeol can not wholeheartedly love themselves and really feel hole in a single a part of their hearts. This query felt prefer it was giving the reply ‘anybody has the best to be beloved.’”
Kim Jung Hyun chimed in, “That is additionally a query that may be utilized to each character that seems within the Drama. They every overcome their insecurities and discover actual love. I hope it’s conveyed properly in order that viewers are capable of relate.”
“Kokdu: Season of Deity” premieres on January 27 at 9:50 p.m. KST and the actors’ full interview and pictorial can be featured within the February problem of Singles Korea!
Watch a teaser for the Drama beneath:
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