Jung Il Woo’s newest drama “Good Job” is an ENA thriller romance drama the place he performed Eun Sun Woo, a chaebol inheritor who leads a double life as a detective. The drama additionally starred Girls’ Generation’s Yuri as Don Se Ra, a girl with superhuman imaginative and prescient. On September 29, the drama aired its sequence finale to a slight rankings enhance.
On the drama’s conclusion, Jung Il Woo shared, “I had wanted to do a romance project for awhile so I was waiting. I think I’ve done a novel plot and a character I wanted to try to my heart’s content. As we finished well without any big incidents, I’m personally satisfied.”
Jung Il Woo defined that he discovered it tough to discover a stability between the varied genres in “Good Job” and continued, “In the hospital scene, I run up to Yuri saying ‘Honey~,’ which was an improvisation. I worried whether it was too extreme or if it ruined my character, but I think that’s the point of our drama.” Laughing, he added, “Kind of a sick taste.”
“Good Job” aired following the conclusion of ENA’s hit sequence “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” and Jung Il Woo was requested whether or not he felt any strain because of the earlier drama’s huge success. “I responded positively,” Jung Il Woo shared. “Thanks to ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo,’ the ENA channel became more recognized, and naturally, our drama became more recognized too. I believe that was thanks to ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo.’”
He continued, “It’d be a lie to say there was no pressure but those aspects felt positive too and I thought that the channel no longer mattered. Even when I filmed ‘Bossam: Steal the Fate,’ I worried because people around me didn’t really watch MBN dramas, but viewership ratings went up to almost 10 percent. As long as a project is good, it will spread through word of mouth, so I don’t think it matters where it’s broadcasted.”
For the 12 episodes of “Good Job,” the forged and crew filmed diligently for a couple of 12 months. Jung Il Woo defined, “As we edited the script a lot, we did a lot of retakes.” He then revealed, “I didn’t know there’d be so much action. While filming the scene where I was on a motorcycle, I tore two ankle ligaments. I couldn’t even walk so I couldn’t film for about a month. Now, I’ve recovered a lot. I filmed carefully.”
After starring in MBN’s “Bossam: Steal the Fate” collectively, Jung Il Woo and Yuri rapidly reunited for “Good Job,” their second challenge in a row. Jung Il Woo talked about how the second time was way more comfy and shared, “Since there were no kiss scenes in ‘Bossam: Steal the Fate,’ the director of ‘Good Job’ prepared a lot on set to film our kiss scene prettily. It was the director’s idea to sit on the desk then on the knee and I think that was captured well.”
He continued to reward his co-star, sharing, “Yuri leads well. She told me, ‘this is when you have to hold my hand and take me along.’ Yuri is positive and she has an incredibly active attitude towards acting. She shares a lot of ideas and has ambition.”
Jung Il Woo additionally elaborated on his worries about reuniting with Yuri, saying, “When the director first recommended Yuri, I was worried. Because our last project did so well.” He then added, “I thought that Yuri’s typical charms were captured sufficiently in the character of Don Se Ra. When reading the script, at the beginning, you feel a lot more charm from Se Ra than Sun Woo, so I actively told Yuri that I thought she would do well in the role. I’m thankful that she adapted so well and I want to tell her that she worked hard.”
Given their unimaginable on-screen chemistry, Jung Il Woo was additionally inevitably requested about viewers speculating about their real-life relationship. The actor firmly responded, “[Yuri is] a good colleague and friend.”
If you missed it, watch the “Good Job” finale under!
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