Actors Kim Go-eun and Jinyoung on season 2 of Yumi’s Cells, the chances of one other set up, and why they’re rooting for extra ‘cells’ to be activated
Actors Kim Go-eun and Jinyoung on season 2 of Yumi’s Cellsthe chances of one other set up, and why they’re rooting for extra ‘cells’ to be activated
Kim Yumi is again, her damaged coronary heart on the mend and her ‘thoughts cells’ recharged as they as soon as once more tread the acquainted but unpredictable path of affection, after the painful break up in season 1.
Chronicling the lifetime of a daily workplace employee, Yumi, from the viewpoint of her mind cells — represented by a number of blue unitard-clad smurf-like creatures who management her many ideas, actions and conduct — the drama received rave evaluations because it skillfully blended dwell motion and 3D animation.
Kim Go-eun and Jinyoung in ‘Yumi’s Cells’ season 2
An adaptation of the favored webtoon, Yumi’s Cellswhich spanned 512 episodes over five-and-a-half years amassing 3.2 billion views, the sequence is directed by Lee Sang-Yeob ( Shopholic King Louis) and stars Kim Go-eun ( Goblin, The King: Eternal Monarch), Ahn Bo-hyun ( Military Prosecutor Doberman), and GOT7’s Jinyoung.
“I felt comfortable returning as Yumi in season 2,” says Kim Go-eun, 31, in an unique interview to the Weekend. “The fact that we were at a similar stage in life, in terms of age, was relatable, regardless of the differences between our personalities and situations.” She provides that the ordinariness of the character drew her. “She is a regular girl looking for her significant other, who breaks up and tries to move on. When dealing with her heartbreak, she meets someone new. It’s the ‘living the ordinary, mundane life’ aspect of this drama that resonates with the audience as well”.
Go-eun and Jinyoung in ‘Yumi’s Cells’
Singer and actor Jinyoung is completely forged as Yoo Ba-bi, Yumi’s charming and perceptive co-worker and love curiosity, within the second installment. Last seen in thrillers comparable to The Devil Judge and Yaksha: Ruthless Operationshe admits that he was drawn to the character arc of Ba-bi and the inevitable shift in opinion because the sequence progresses.
“The fact that Ba-bi is just another person who is part of Yumi’s constantly developing life appealed to me. He goes through several changes and that excited me,” says Jinyoung. Their on-screen chemistry is palpable as Ba-bi’s straightforward nature breaks through Yumi’s emotional barriers. The actor confesses to observing and emulating the mannerisms of people in marketing. “I picked up habits and drew on them.”
Meanwhile, balancing two careers comes easy to this young star, who describes music as his diary of emotions and acting as a method to convey emotions. “My work schedule has been meticulously planned, which gives me time to prep for the different things I want to do. I was lucky, that my acting and singing schedules did not overlap helping me focus on one thing at a time.” With GOT7 making their much-awaited return with the one ‘Nanana’ in May this yr, he’s now on to his subsequent movie mission, the thriller Christmas Carol,
Kim Go-eun and Jinyoung
Since her debut in 2012 with The Muse, an adaptation of Park Bum-shin’s novel Eun GyoGo-eun has been a part of a number of common tasks in movie and tv, comparable to Coin Locker Girl, Cheese In The Trap, Monsterand Tune in For Love. She says her method in the direction of her craft is straightforward and uncomplicated.
Kim Go-eun in a nonetheless from ‘Yumi’s Cells’ season 2
”The written script is my level of reference to know the character. Then I imbibe the character’s character based on the move of the complete plot and understand the alternatives they might make within the situations,” she says. How has Ok-drama’s international following impacted her work? “The growing global audience has allowed us to have better shooting environments, greater investments to produce new dramas that guarantee more challenges, and higher quality work,” provides Go-eun, who’s capturing her subsequent sequence, Little Women,
Jinyoung in a nonetheless from ‘Yumi’s Cells’ season 2
As followers anticipate a 3rd installment of Yumi’s life, Go-eun humorously says she hopes to see the ‘housekeeping cell’ come to life. “He seems to be hanging around all the time instead of working,” she says, whereas Jinyoung reveals that he’s completely dominated by his ‘working cell’.
Streaming on Viki. Yumi’s Cells may even be tailored into an animated movie in 2023.