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Cha Eun Woo praised by the director for pulling off Latin and Italian lines in upcoming drama “Island” 

Cha Eun Woo expressed his feelings about starring in TVING’s original series “Island”. 

On December 22nd, the press conference for TVING’s original series “Island” was held in Seoul. Director Bae Jong and actors Kim Nam Gil, Lee Da Hee, Cha Eun Woo, and Sung Joon attended.

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Kim Nam Gil plays Ban, an immortal being who is both a human and a monster. Lee Da Hee plays Mi Ho, the only heir to the world-class conglomerate Daehan Group. Cha Eun Woo plays John, the youngest exorcist at the Vatican.  Sung Joon plays Gung Tan, a half-human abandoned by the world.

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Cha Eun Woo said, “I read the script before reading the original webtoon.  After reading the script, I was drawn to John. I wanted to play John because I found him attractive, so I had a strong desire to challenge myself. From then on, I met the director and talked about a lot of things, and he asked me to do it together. I came to enjoy working on this drama with a grateful heart.” 

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Cha Eun Woo added, “On the outside, John is bright and cheerful, but on the inside, he has a sad and painful past. I try to express the feelings of sadness embedded in him. When it comes to exorcism, John is powerful. I wanted to show his contrast well.”

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Cha Eun Woo took on the role of a priest and had to say Latin and Italian lines. Director Bae Jong said, “There were long lines. In the recording studio, the person in charge of the lines said, ‘Eun Woo is really good.’ There is an actor from Italy and he said, ‘I don’t understand anything.’ So he came back and did the post-recording. He memorized the lines in a few days. He’s quick at learning.”

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“Island” depicts the journey of characters destined to fight against the evil that is trying to destroy the world. It is based on a webtoon of the same name. It will be released on December 30th.

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Source: Daum. 

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