November 29, 2022

 Star actress Son Ye-jin, who is ready to tie the knot with actor Hyun Bin subsequent month, will return to the small display with the JTBC romance drama “Thirty-9.”

The 12-part collection is her first TV challenge after “Crash Touchdown On You,” tvN’s 2019-20 hit rom-com collection.

Final week, the 2 co-stars of the drama introduced they may get married subsequent month, about two years after they began courting.

“As a person and as an actor, so many massive occasions have occurred to me in 2022. It’s like future,” she mentioned in a web-based press convention on the upcoming present Wednesday. “I’m so grateful that so many individuals have congratulated me.”

This photo, provided by JTBC, shows Kim Ji-hyun (L), Son Ye-jin (C) and Jeon Mi-do of "Thirty-Nine" posing at a press conference streamed online on Feb. 16, 2022. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

This compiled picture offered by JTBC exhibits scenes from “Thirty-9.” (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

“Thirty-9” is a narrative of three feminine pals, who’re all 39 years outdated, that includes their friendship, work and romantic relationships as they’re on the point of turning 40.

Mi-jo (Son) is a 39-year-old dermatologist who has her personal clinic in Seoul and makes a giant resolution to take a yr off and revel in life for the primary time in many years.

Her day by day life is all the time together with her finest pals Chan-young (Jeon Mi-do), an appearing trainer who gave up her dream to develop into an actress, and Joo-hee (Kim Ji-hyun), a timid and naive particular person working as a supervisor at a division retailer.

Son mentioned she beloved the narrative of “Thirty-9” a lot that she needed to play Mi-jo when she was a 39-year-old.

“I believed if I obtained older, I couldn’t participate in such an excellent story like ‘Thirty-9,’” mentioned the actress, who turned 40 final month. “And Mi-do is rather like me. I believed the screenwriter might need put in a digital camera at my home and created this character.”

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She additionally mentioned she now has two new pals of the identical age by way of “Thirty-9,” and the trio’s on-screen chemistry will spotlight the characters’ 20-year-old friendship and their efforts to face and settle for heartbreaking information.

“We didn’t make further efforts to get nearer, however we felt like actual pals from the primary day of manufacturing,” she mentioned. “Afterward, we permeated into one another and loved chatting each time we met.”

Director Kim Sang-ho mentioned “Thirty-9” depicts how folks juggle work, love and friendship within the face of a turning level of their life.

“Dealing with 40, folks are typically ambivalent about their life. It appears too late to start out a brand new lifetime challenge however too early to convey out an achievement,” he mentioned. “I attempted to depict these emotions by way of three pals who face a decisive second of life.”

“Thirty-9” will premier on JTBC later within the day and in addition be accessible for streaming on Netflix.