South Korean actor Lim Ji-yeon vehemently disliked her character Park Yeon-jin in Netflix’s revenge thriller “The Glory,” and he or she needs followers to share the identical feelings towards the present’s primary antagonist.
In an interview with The Korea Herald on Friday, Lim, 32, stated that followers ought to hate Yeon-jin within the Netflix collection on account of her previous actions, notably how she and her group severely bullied protagonist Moon Dong-eun (performed by Track Hye-kyo).
“I needed Yeon-jin to be hated by all ‘The Glory’ followers,” she instructed the outlet. “I hoped for her to not be tolerated nor understood, not even for a second. Even I, who performed Yeon-jin within the collection, couldn’t forgive her.”
Lim, who had by no means portrayed a villainous character in her 12-year appearing profession till she starred in “The Glory,” believes she did her job properly contemplating the hate her character has obtained from followers of the hit Netflix present.
“If I’ve gotten all of the drama’s followers to despise Yeon-jin, then it looks as if my mission has been completed efficiently,” she instructed The Korea Herald.
Lim revealed in a Korean press interview that whereas getting ready for her position because the present’s antagonist, she solicited recommendation earlier than filming her scenes as she actually needed individuals to hate her character, Allkpop reported.
“I ready the character hoping the world to show again on Yeon Jin,” she stated. “I assumed it could be simpler to get hate from everybody than to be cherished by everybody. I needed everybody to hate Yeon Jin.”
Lim famous to The Korea Herald that Yeon-jin grew to become a way more well-liked character in “The Glory” than anticipated.
She speculated that her character’s recognition may need one thing to do with how a lot the opposite characters name her out.
“Dong-eun known as me [Yeon-jin] out in nearly each episode,” she stated. “Perhaps that’s why the identify acquired caught in viewers’ heads and led the drama’s followers to have curiosity in my character.”
Lim’s recognition as Yeon-jin has even affected her private life to the purpose the place her personal mom reportedly began calling her by her character’s identify.
Regardless of being one of the vital despicable characters in “The Glory,” nonetheless, Lim views Yeon-jin as a multi-dimensional character with two distinct faces that she reveals to the opposite characters within the present.
Lim talked about screenwriter Kim Eun-sook’s emphasis on Yeon-jin, through which she highlighted that she has the face of an angel however the coronary heart of a satan.
As a result of I used to be the villain, I assumed Yeon-jin could be a one-dimensional character – a vicious bully. However screenwriter Kim Eun-sook emphasised that Yeon-jin is an angel in entrance of her husband and the world’s prettiest girl as a climate forecaster. However she turns into a heartless villain who feels no regret on her previous deeds in entrance of the victims. This multi-dimensional aspect may need triggered the viewers’ curiosity as properly.
“The Glory” follows the story of Moon Dong-eun, a schoolgirl whose desires of changing into an architect are crushed after she is subjected to excessive bullying by the hands of Yeon-jin and her group of bullies. Moon drops out of college and spends the following 20 years plotting her revenge.
Directed by Ahn Gil-ho, “The Glory” Half 1 was launched on Netflix on Dec. 30, 2022, adopted by Half 2 on March 10.
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