Rookie Actor Hong Sa-bin Expresses Respect for Seniors in Latest Film ‘The Hwaran’
Jongno-gu, Seoul – Rising star Hong Sa-bin recently shared his deep admiration for esteemed seniors in the film industry, such as Song Joong-ki, Kim Jong-soo, and Jeong Man-sik, who have been sources of inspiration for him. This revelation was made during a candid interview with the young actor, known for his role as Yeon-gyu in the highly anticipated noir-style drama ‘The Hwaran’.
A Glimpse into ‘The Hwaran’
‘The Hwaran’ takes audiences on a thrilling journey through a dark underworld, as the main protagonist Yeon-gyu, played by Hong Sa-bin, seeks solace from the harsh realities of life. His encounter with Chi-geon, a high-ranking figure in the criminal organization, leads him down a treacherous path, where survival becomes paramount.
Hong Sa-bin’s portrayal of Yeon-gyu showcases an understated yet emotionally charged character, presenting a departure from his previous role as Woo Hee-rak in TVING’s ‘After School War Activities’. This transformation breathes authenticity into the noir genre, adding weight and a refreshing touch.
Drawing Inspiration from Esteemed Seniors
When asked about his approach to portraying Yeon-gyu, Hong Sa-bin gratefully acknowledged the guidance and advice he received from Kim Jong-soo, Song Joong-ki, and Jeong Man-sik. Inspired by the main character in the film ‘I, Daniel Blake’, he aimed to embody a sense of hopelessness without actively taking action. By focusing on pure reactions to the characters and situations, Hong Sa-bin aimed to create a genuine and compelling performance. The positive feedback received during the monitoring process further boosted his confidence in this approach.
Acknowledging Growth and Diverse Experiences
Reflecting on her previous role in ‘After School War Activities’, Hong Sa-bin shared that the opportunity allowed her to explore her acting range by incorporating ad-libs and injecting her own interpretation into the dialogue of her character, Woo Hee-rak. She emphasized that both experiences have been invaluable in her growth as an actor.
As Hong Sa-bin continues to impress audiences with his talent and versatility, his performances in ‘The Hwaran’ and ‘After School War Activities’ serve as testaments to his potential as a rising star in the industry.
By Dong-seon Electronic Newspaper Internet Reporter Park
Rookie actor Hong Sa-bin expressed his deep respect for his seniors, including Song Joong-ki, Kim Jong-soo, and Jeong Man-sik, along with Yeon-gyu’s character motif in the film ‘The Hwaran’ .
On the 26th, I met Hong Sa-bin, the main actress of the movie ‘Hwaran’, at the Meatball Lounge, a cafe in Jongno-gu, Seoul.
‘Hwaran’ is a noir style drama where Yeon-gyu, a boy who wants to escape from the hellish reality, meets Chi-geon, the middle boss of an organization, and joins him in a dangerous world.
Hong Sa-bin played the role of Yeon-gyu’s boy. The image of Yeon-gyu, who is quiet but leads an emotional warrior, which is different from the witty point felt in the role of Woo Hee-rak in TVING’s ‘After School War Activities’, gave a feeling of weight and freshness that unique to noir.
Regarding the character ‘Yeongyu’, Sabin Hong said, “As the main character in the film ‘I, Daniel Blake,’ I wanted to express a character who felt hopeless even without actively doing anything. accordingly, with the advice of Kim Jong-soo, Song Joong-ki, and Jeong Man-sik, I acted with the idea of expressing only pure reactions to the characters in the situation. “With monitoring, I was convinced of’ that idea,” he said.
Regarding her previous work, ‘War Activities After School’, Hong Sa-bin said, “I tried to be more active by filling the original dialogue sections with ad-libs, with permission, in the form of ‘Woo Hee-rak’, high school student who expresses a lot and stands out.“They were both important experiences,” she added.
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