A remake of the hit American present “Jane the Virgin” (which was itself based mostly on a Venezuelan telenovela), “Woori the Virgin” tells the story of a girl named Oh Woo Ri, who has been strictly sustaining her chastity earlier than marriage, however winds up pregnant after an unintentional synthetic insemination throughout a medical examination.
Im Soo Hyang will star because the titular Woo Ri, whereas Sung Hoon will play Raphael, the CEO of a big firm and the organic father of Woo Ri’s little one. Regardless of showing aloof on the skin attributable to his frosty persona, Raphael is definitely a hopeless romantic on the within, and he secretly goals of assembly the love of his life and discovering happiness.
When requested why he had chosen “Woori the Virgin” for his subsequent appearing challenge, Sung Hoon replied, “The largest cause was director Jung Jung Hwa, who’s answerable for each directing and writing the script. I beforehand labored with director [Jung Jung Hwa] as soon as earlier than on ‘The Sound of Your Coronary heart: Reboot 2,’ and I selected this drama with out hesitation due to my good recollections from again then.”
Notably, “Woori the Virgin” will mark Sung Hoon’s third time working with Im Soo Hyang: after starring reverse each other within the 2011 drama “New Tales of Gisaeng,” they reunited as co-stars within the drama “Five Enough” again in 2016.
Sung Hoon remarked in amusement, “I jokingly advised Im Soo Hyang with amusing, ‘We’re seeing one another very often.’ We labored collectively on one other drama in 2016, however that is the primary time in 11 years that we’re taking part in one another’s love pursuits, after SBS’s ‘New Tales of Gisaeng.’”
He went on to precise confidence in his chemistry with Im Soo Hyang, explaining, “As a result of we all know one another’s appearing kinds so properly, we had been in a position to create nice chemistry from our very first shoot [for ‘Woori the Virgin’].”
Sung Hoon additionally spoke extremely of his different co-stars, noting, “The extra time I spent filming with actors Im Soo Hyang, Shin Dong Wook, and Hong Ji Yoon, the nearer and extra tight-knit our bond turned, and due to the great power I obtained from that bond, I used to be in a position to keep targeted till the very finish. I all the time suppose that it’s inconceivable to not have flawless chemistry and teamwork whenever you’re working with nice individuals, and I hope these good vibes are conveyed to viewers as properly.”
Nevertheless, regardless of his confidence within the drama, Sung Hoon confessed that he didn’t have a lot in frequent along with his character. “From the second it was determined that I might be appearing as Raphael, I began to immerse myself within the character, nevertheless it was laborious to search out many similarities between him and the real-life particular person Sung Hoon,” he shared.
Lastly, the actor remarked, “Lately, our nation’s low start fee has develop into a major problem. I feel individuals who watch this drama will discover themselves reflecting on this concern as soon as once more. I’m assured that [our drama] will be capable to make time fly by shortly on Monday and Tuesday, the times when time all the time strikes the slowest, so please tune in to the premiere.”
“Woori the Virgin” premieres on Might 9 at 10 p.m. KST and can be obtainable with subtitles on Viki.
Within the meantime, try a teaser for the drama with English subtitles right here…
…and watch Sung Hoon and Im Soo Hyang in “5 Sufficient” beneath!
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