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Actors Ji Jin-he (L) and Kim Nam-joo enter the press convention for “Misty,” set to premiere on JTBC on Feb. 2, 2018. (Yonhap)

By Woo Jae-yeon

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Yonhap) — For a lot of South Korean TV drama viewers, the mixture of two veteran actors — Kim Nam-joo and Ji Jin-hee — as a problematic married couple could possibly be interesting sufficient for them to sit down and watch their new sequence.

Actress Kim, nicknamed the “queen of rankings” due to the excessive reputation of each TV sequence she is in, returns to the small display for the primary time in six years with JTBC’s new romance thriller, “Misty.”

“This script is precisely the one I’ve been ready for,” Kim stated at a press convention to advertise the sequence in Seoul on Wednesday.

“The character Go Hye-ran was surprisingly much like my younger self in that she is so determined to develop into profitable. I used to be assured I might painting Go properly, as I noticed myself in that function.”

The actress was frank about how a lot she sympathized with the character.

“The character jogged my memory of after I was younger. (Like Go,) I had an sad childhood. Once I’d simply began my profession, I recklessly went after cash and success.”

The romantic thriller revolves round widespread anchorwoman Go, who does no matter it takes to take care of her fame and success. However her life begins a downward spiral after she is called an individual of curiosity in a homicide case. Her husband, Kang Tae-wook, performed by Ji Jin-hee, the star of the favored interval drama “Jewel within the Palace,” involves her rescue by defending her as her lawyer.

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The actor is anticipated to play a devoted husband with unconditional love — the sort of character he’s greatest identified for.

“Kang promised his spouse that he’ll assist her obtain success it doesn’t matter what,” Ji stated. “It’s the approach he loves her.”

Producer Mo Wan-il stated the names of the 2 actors naturally got here up whereas he was discussing the potential solid with the scriptwriter.

“It was a really uncommon expertise that we named the identical two actors concurrently. It was as if the author wrote the story whereas having them already in thoughts,” he stated.

Go is a self-made profession girl who has been in probably the most sought-after place at a community for seven years. She married public defender Kang who’s from an influential household.

Outwardly she seems to be assured and confident, with fame, cash and a contented household. However in actuality, she is consistently on edge and frightened of dropping issues she has achieved.

“Because the title ‘Misty’ suggests, the drama seems to be into the reality of life shrouded in uncertainty. The solid members are actually doing their greatest to inform the actual story and emotions as sincerely as doable,” the producer stated.

“Past passionate romance, I want to depict unpretentious love, be it a married couple’s love or that of an extramarital affair,” he stated, including “That is greater than only a gripping story.”

This image provided by JTBC shows a poster for "Misty," a new TV series on the network. (Yonhap)

This picture supplied by JTBC reveals a poster for “Misty,” a brand new TV sequence on the community. (Yonhap)