Forward of the premiere of OCN’s “Search,” f(x)’s Krystal sat down to speak concerning the drama and her function!
“Search” is a thriller thriller a couple of specialised search celebration that units out to uncover the reality behind mysterious disappearances and murders within the demilitarized zone (DMZ). Krystal performs Son Ye Rim, a extremely clever and succesful lieutenant who joins the investigation staff as a particular officer.
Relating to her function, Krystal shared, “Every thing about portraying a soldier was a giant problem. Though the script was enjoyable too, I used to be extraordinarily drawn to the truth that the character was a soldier, as a result of I had by no means tried that earlier than.” She added, “This can be a undertaking that I hope helps folks uncover a brand new facet of me that’s completely different from the picture of ‘Jung Soo Jung’ [Krystal’s birth name] the general public already is aware of.”
Krystal elaborated on her character’s many charms, explaining, “She says what must be mentioned, and having the ability to keep calm in all conditions is her energy. She’s actually elite, armed along with her innate bodily energy, sensible thoughts, and fiery competitiveness.”
She continued, “Even within the many harmful conditions she encounters on the DMZ, her feelings will not be simply swayed. She focuses on her mission at hand to flexibly lead the investigation staff.”
In order to tug off her function as a proficient and succesful soldier, Krystal needed to undergo numerous coaching. She defined, “I held an interview with a real-life soldier, and whereas attending motion college, I discovered about varied strikes and correct taking pictures positions.”
To take care of her well being all through this rigorous coaching, Krystal shared that she exercised so much earlier than filming. She added, “Though it was onerous, since I like being bodily energetic, I additionally loved it.” Relating to the distinctive terminology utilized by troopers that she needed to get used to for the drama, Krystal commented, “I considered them as phrases I take advantage of usually in actual life and simply stored working towards.”
For viewers anxious to see her in her new function, Krystal shared a pair factors to sit up for. She shared, “Extra than simply uncooked physique motion, there are lots of army taking pictures scenes. Even for viewers, I feel this can be refreshing.”
She added, “You’ll have the ability to watch a drama that’s related in a single lengthy story, with the vibe of a film.”
Krystal additionally named the chemistry between the investigation staff members as one thing to sit up for, including, “Since we filmed whereas sporting our helmets, vests, weapons, and army boots in the course of summer time, there have been some tough points. Nevertheless, as a result of all of the actors of the investigation staff are a lot enjoyable, probably the most memorable factor was how a lot we laughed throughout filming.”
Lastly, she teased, “When you unravel the hidden thriller of ‘Search’ with us whereas watching, you’ll have the ability to benefit from the drama.”
“Search” premieres on October 17 at 10:30 p.m. KST, following the conclusion of “Lacking: The Different Facet.”
In the meantime, watch Krystal in “Bride of the Water God” with English subtitles beneath!
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