Kim Hye Soo wants to massage Jo Woo Jin’s shoulders due to deep admiration
Actress Kim Hye Soo showered actor Jo Woo Jin in high praises, even expressing her great respect for him.
On March 23rd, a video titled “The things that made today’s Kim Hye Soo” was posted on the YouTube channel “by PDC”.
In this video, Kim Hye Soo visited Jeju Island and had a candid conversation with fellow actress Song Yoon Ah. Here, the actress expressed her admiration for Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, and Kim Hae Sook, saying that she never wanted to look away whenever they acted.
In addition, Kim Hye Soo also mentioned the young actor Jo Woo Jin, who co-starred with her in the 2018 movie “Default”. “He is such a talented actor and is a very decent man, too. When I saw him act. Every single time, it can’t get any more real than that”, the actress said.
Kim Hye Soo also shared that she was deeply impressed by Jo Woo Jin’s acting skills, and recounted her experience of working with her.
“When we were filming a scene together, all cameras were focused on me. But deep down, I was thinking, ‘Get a shot of him! He’s killing it!’”, the actress said, adding, “It wasn’t on purpose
He’s that immersed in his role, and the entire world deserved to see it”.
She then continued, “When we were rewatching the scene, he was sitting in front. And I, out of pure admiration as a fellow actor, wanted to give him a shoulder massage. But I stood with my hands in my pocket, trying to hold back the urge in fear of ruining his character.”
Finally, she concluded, “I didn’t want to disturb him. He was such a cool actor. Actors like him get me all excited.”
Meanwhile, Jo Woo Jin was born in 1979 and is 44 years old. After making his debut in the play “The Last Embrace” in 1999, he went through a long period of obscurity before leaving a strong impression on the audience with the 2015 film ”Inside Men”. At that time, famous actor Lee Byung Hun praised Jo Woo Jin, saying, “I don’t know whether this movie will do well or not, but I have a hunch that Jo Woo Jin will become very popular.”
Afterwards, in the 40th Blue Dragon Film Awards,which was held in 2019, Jo Woo Jin was crowned Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal in “Default”, where she starred alongside Kim Hye Soo.