Lim Ji Yeon has shared her ideas on her upcoming drama “Lies Hidden in My Backyard”!
Primarily based on the best-selling novel of the identical identify, ENA’s “Lies Hidden in My Backyard” is a suspenseful thriller about two ladies who lead fully totally different lives—earlier than a suspicious odor in one in every of their backyards brings them collectively in ways in which they might by no means have anticipated.
Kim Tae Hee will star as Joo Ran, a housewife who appears to have the proper life, with a husband and son that anybody would envy. In the meantime, Lim Ji Yeon will play Sang Eun, a sufferer of home violence who desires of escaping her hellish actuality.
Recalling how she fell in love with the script immediately, Lim Ji Yeon shared, “I used to be smitten after studying the unique novel and the script. I believe I’d have agreed to seem within the drama even when it weren’t within the position of Sang Eun. The frequent denominator between the 2 ladies left an impression on me, and as an actress, I wished to strive residing the lifetime of these ladies. As I used to be studying the script, I grew to become curious and intrigued about what would occur subsequent within the story.”
Lim Ji Yeon additionally talked about how Sang Eun gave her the possibility to step into a brand new position that was very totally different from her character in her final drama, “The Glory.”
“Whereas studying the script, [Sang Eun] felt like a personality I had actually wished to play,” she stated. “Relatively than fascinated about the troublesome points, I assumed that it could be a brand new problem for me as an actress.”
She went on, “It was a venture I had already chosen earlier than my final venture [‘The Glory’] was launched, nevertheless it simply so occurred that I wound up enjoying two contrasting characters again to again. Relatively than desirous to erase my earlier character, I really feel excited that I would have the ability to present a brand new facet of myself to viewers.”
As for her preliminary response to the character of Sang Eun, Lim Ji Yeon remarked, “She looks as if a personality that you just’ve seen someplace earlier than in actual life. I assumed to myself, ‘It’d be actually arduous to play her.’”
By way of her method to the position, the actress recalled, “I assumed, ‘Let’s actually act because the uncooked Lim Ji Yeon.’ I acted whereas pondering of what it could be prefer to be a girl with none colours or emotion, to be a girl who’s the epitome of impassive vacancy. I even stood earlier than the digital camera with none make-up.”
“The Sang Eun within the authentic novel felt a bit of totally different from the Sang Eun within the script,” she continued, “however I wished to discover a model of Sang Eun that was a bit of extra ‘Lim Ji Yeon-esque’ than the Sang Eun the unique novel’s readers had imagined, so I got here up with new concepts.”
Lim Ji Yeon additionally spoke enthusiastically about her co-star Kim Tae Hee, sharing, “It was my first time working along with Tae Hee, and it was actually nice. I had at all times wished to behave together with her, and I used to be excited after I heard we’d be doing this drama collectively. She made me really feel so comfy, and our appearing chemistry was so nice that I used to be capable of higher painting Sang Eun.”
She went on so as to add, “Please look ahead to our top-notch chemistry.”
Lastly, Lim Ji Yeon wrapped up by telling viewers, “‘Lies Hidden in My Backyard’ is a suspense thriller concerning the assembly of two ladies who had been residing utterly totally different lives. I believe the important thing factors to control are the unpredictable chemistry between the 2 ladies and the tightly-plotted story that is stuffed with twists. I believe you’ll have the ability to absolutely respect the allure of ‘Lies Hidden in My Backyard’ for those who deal with the tales of what occurs to Sang Eun and Joo Ran.”
“Lies Hidden in My Backyard” will premiere on June 19 at 10 p.m. KST. Try the newest teasers for the drama here!
Within the meantime, watch Lim Ji Yeon in “Besties in Wonderland” with English subtitles under:
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