On May 24, the new KakaoTV unique drama “Mad for Each Other” (additionally translated as “Crazy Person in the Area”) held an internet press convention with director Lee Tae Gon and lead actors Jung Woo and Oh Yeon Seo.
“Mad for Each Other” is a drama in regards to the unpredictable romance between No Hwi Oh (Jung Woo), a person with anger administration points who has zero management over his mood, and Lee Min Kyung, a lady who’s all the time inflicting different folks to get offended at her.
About the forceful-sounding title, director Lee Tae Gon stated, “We don’t really know the people around us. When someone acts rude or in a way that is out of the norm, we say that they’re crazy. But once we get to know them, we realize that they’re normal and just the same as we are. The drama is about the question, ‘Is that person really crazy?’, and whether we still think of people as crazy after getting to know them.”
Jung Woo’s character, No Hwi Oh, was a passionate police officer earlier than his life falls aside after an incident and he develops anger administration points. Oh Yeon Seo’s character, Lee Min Kyung, had the proper life earlier than all of it collapses on account of an incident and he or she closes her coronary heart off to others.
Asked why he selected the venture, Jung Woo stated, “I heard that Lee Tae Gon was directing the project and I was curious and excited about it. When I read the script, it felt very fresh, new, and creative. Even though the character didn’t exist in real life, he felt vey realistic. It felt like someone I could meet in real life, so I had a lot of fun reading the script.”
He added, “I encountered this drama right when I was feeling mentally and physically tired from doing heavy projects. I didn’t take long to think about it, I really wanted to play this character.”
Oh Yeon Seo additionally shared that she was a fan of director Lee Tae Gon. “I met with him and said that I would like to do the project. Then I found out that Jung Woo would be my co-star. I decided that I go ahead and trust both the director and my co-star.”
She continued, “I worked hard on set, but Jung Woo and the director filled in a lot of the parts I was lacking. If the drama does well and the character receives love, it’s because these two people, as well as the staff, helped me out. I had a lot of fun filming.”
About their chemistry working collectively, she stated, “Whatever I tried in terms of acting, he would respond well. When we did rehearsals, he would suggest ideas, and when I suggested ideas, he would use them well.”
Jung Woo stated, “I was curious about what kind of an actor she was. She was more cool and easygoing on set than I had expected. She respects the people around her and works hard to make the atmosphere on set brighter. I could also see her working hard as an actor to overcome the limits of her own thoughts.”
“Mad for Each Other” begins airing on May 24 and can air a brand new episode each Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 7 p.m. KST.
Check out Oh Yeon Seo within the film “Cheese in the Trap” right here…
… and Jung Woo within the film “Best Friend” right here!
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