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CNBLUE Jung Yonghwa’s Interview on K-style about ‘Marry Me If You Dare’

‘Marry Me If You Dare’ CNBLUE Jung Yonghwa “Mirae and Yookyung who are cheerful and friendly. I like the woman like them.”

Fantasy and romantic comedy drama ‘Marry Me If you Dare’. Yoon Eunhye, CNBLUE Jong Yonghwa and Lee Donggoon were co-starred. Jung Yonghwa, who played Park sejoo was masquerading as a lowly cameraman by hiding the identity of grandson of chaebol chairman moved viewers with his one-track way of thinking to Mirae.

Yonghwa, he has two-faced as like CNBLUE’s vocalist and an actor was shown his developed acting skill, and was given full play to his ability as an actor. This is the interview that he talked about the highlight scene of this drama, his attachment for his role and about the final episode.

Let us know the reason that you appeared this drama ‘Marry Me If You Dare’?

Yonghwa: appeal of the originality. I had acted the role seemed like young, so I wanted to act the role elder. This is why I decided to appear this drama.

“The character is cheerful and work hard… they have many common features.”

So, well, you wanted to play a role other than the same generation as their own. How did you feel about acting this role?

Yonghwa: That’s good. I am interested to act now. I feel that I am emotionally up to the mark. I satisfied with the video, I feel I am happy.

Please let us know the character of Park Sejoo.

Yonghwa: Park Sejoo is the heir of Media chaebol, and is a grandson of CEO. Before succeeding to the chaebol, he was masquerading as a lowly cameraman in and works at television broadcasting in order to know the real life of the cameraman. He met Mirae there and got a lot of friends. He gets an ability for the CEO and for leading the members of the chaebol through various experiences. This is Park Sejoo.

You got high appreciation for your role as Park Sejoo in this drama, What do you think about it?

Yonghwa: I just did my best. I got appreciation by lots of people, got praise by articles and got fun’s support, so I could be shot without any trouble. I could get a courage that can be any role in another drama.

What do you think about Sejoo’s charm?

Yonghwa: He is kind. He is courteously attentive to other people, but he is harsh for work. This is his charm, I think.

Are there likes and differences between Yonghwa and Sejoo?

Yonghwa: Sejoo is the person in the chaebol and I am not. (Laugh) We have some similarities. First, we have similar characteristics, like cheerful and work hard. Next, we can consider a business and own private time separately.

Did you get some advises or requests from a scriptwriter or a director for this character?

Yonghwa: A scriptwriter and a director made a character along with us. And they said ‘Do what you want’. So I could act that I feel by reading the script, so I got high appreciation. It’s not a meaning that I made this drama myself, but I feel I made digested this character myself. I‘m happy in this point.

Sejoo and Mirae’s level of living seemed different. What is the reason that Sejoo was attracted to Mirae?

Yonghwa: The principal reason for it… Sejoo and Mirae met in Seju island though, I think Sejoo feel her freedom. Sejoo seems the free bird person, but he is the heir, there are not work out the way he wants. So Sejoo was attracted to Mirae at first glance. And then he knows about her while he gets his eye on her. He will become more and more loving her.

Which women are ideal type for park Sejoo, Mirae or Yoo-kyung?

Yonghwa: I think both of them are charming if they would add and divide by two.

Which part of them do you like?

Yonghwa: Well… They have in common that they are cheerful. My ideal type is like that. So, I think both of them are charming.

Both of them are beautiful, right? (Laugh)

Yonghwa: Yes they are.

“Lee Donggun-Seonbae who is belongs to same entertainment office led me from first.”

The scene you met Mirae was at a seaside. You admired her there. What kind of woman do you admire to?

Yonghwa: I admire… It’s when I watch a cooking show that looks delicious. I might never admire any woman. I gaze in wonder looks delicious things.

With driveler?

Yonghwa: Yes, with driveler (Laugh)

We heard that the best popular scene in Japan is sharing a blanket with Mirae. What the scene that you were impressed ’till you shot?

Yonghwa: The scene that was I remembered that …the scene that I crushed on Mirae in Jeju island. The scene that seeing her going into the sea and go crushed on her was very impressive. And the scene that we are listening the music and in the record room was also the same.

Do you have some behind the story? Like the story of funny or terrible…

Yonghwa: Lee Donggun-seonbae and I are belong to same entertainment agency. One day, when the car that I ride on was at a gas station, a familiar car was coming. Because I thought that was Lee Donggun-seonbae’s car, I got out of my car and said hello. But it was a kind of Korean mafia’s car. I was surprised and Shouted “go” to my manager.

Were they chase behind you?

Yonghwa: No, they weren’t.

Did you talk with Lee Donggun-ssi while shooting?

Yonghwa: Yes we did. We talked lots. He have taken care and led me from the first of this drama. I learned lots from him.

You co-starred with Yoon Eunhye-ssi, Han Chaeah-ssi and Lee donggun-ssi, did their image change?

Yonghwa: Lee Donggun-seonbae is a calm, slow-speaking man. Of course, if he has something funny, he enjoyed it. He is the person that I thought. I like him.
Yoon Eunhye-ssi is also seonbae as a singer. Before I meet her, I thought she might a strict woman, but in fact, she is not. She takes care around her well and is really cheerful . She cheered up the drama crew.
Han Chaeah-ssi and I had uncomfortable atmosphere first, but now we are close and we share jokes. She is funny. I want to work together again.

The drama that you appear has something to do with music, but in this drama, you don’t have such connection, because this role was the heir of the chaebol. So we wonder that you had a hard time to shooting.

Yonghwa: I didn’t mean to appear only to a drama that has music as background. Because I am the musician, I didn’t want to act similar role. All the more I was attracted this drama, I thought Sejoo is the role that I wanted to act. Since I was confident acting this role, I decided to appear to this drama.

Great. Personally, what do you think about the end of this story? What kind of end do you want?

Yonghwa: I think it’s better as the viewer’s hope. How about we ask the viewers to vote for it? I think it’s fun.

“After 25 years… I want to live a happy life”

As same as drama, if you could meet yourself in the past, when and what advice do you want to do? Or do you have questions for yourself in the past?

Yonghwa: I really satisfied with myself now, and I don’t want to change anything. I know it is lucky for me. But if it’ll happen something bad in the future, I want to change it.

Kim Shin is your serious rival, though, what is Park Sejoo’s allure that he only have?

Yonghwa: Well… Park Sejoo takes care around than Kim Shin. Kim Shin does not express his feeling, but Sejoo actually express it. This is the difference between them.

The interest of fans in Japan is your change in this drama. Do you want to focus on any part of Sejoo for people who watch the drama from now on?

Yonghwa: His effort to work while he gives heart to one woman. He has a charm as a man who will be a boss. Please support and love Sejoo as that.

What do you think about yourself 25 years after? Or what do you want to be?

Yonghwa: 25 years after… I want to have a good time with my family. I wish to live happier than big dream. I want to have a time to do like .

Your favorite things are singer and actor?

Yonghwa: Yes.

What is the attractiveness as an actor, not as a musician?

Yonghwa: An actor would be express the other person through my body. It could be a person that is more attractive than me. It is the challenge as an actor that to act the attractive character that is different from me.

This time, this drama was shot in parallel with CNBLUE’s concert tour, it was hard for you, right? How do you overcome this hard schedule? How is your way to distress?

Yonghwa: Nothing special. To sleep during a spare time, it is the best for me. And a concert is special. Even though I am very tired, I am energized about a concert.

How about to drink water or to take some vitamins?

Yonghwa: I don’t’ do that.

Have you keep in touch with  the other members while your drama shooting? What do they say about your drama if they watch this drama?

Yonghwa: Yes I have. Because we live together. They always told me they watched drama. They said nice things about it and support me.

Do you have some role that you want to challenge?

Yonghwa: Especially, I don’t have. But I want to do various types of roles. I want to do anything if it’s with a good script and good role.

Please let us who are going to watch this drama and let fans in Japan know this drama’s highlight.

Yonghwa: ‘Marry Me If You Dare’ is a love story that Mirae has to choose the man who is the man for her fate or the man that must be loved in order to change her life back to the past. I think there is no right answer, because two of the men are attractive. This is the story that seeks an answer, and is so interesting. Please have fun to watch each character that appears in this drama.

Please introduce this drama’s attraction.

Yonghwa: ‘Marry Me If You Dare’ is the drama about the person who want to change their past, a relationship and a fate. It’s interesting. Please look forward to it and love this drama. Thank you.

*note: some of the questionieries and Yonghwa’s relpied were the same as Awesome magazine’s

Source Kstyle

Trans by Satomi @ CNBOICE

Edoted and Posted by Tara Lee @ CNBOICE


Park Seju becomes part of the second man syndrome in his Korean drama?

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Park Seju, played by CNBLUE’s YongHwa, is becoming part of the second man syndrome in Korean dramas?

There is a second man syndrome in Korean dramas.

The man who is not chosen by a woman in the love triangle relations that are one woman and two good-looking men. Even though he is the rejected lover, he keeps his love for her and hopes for her happiness. This second man can never be a first man.

Even though he’s not loved by the heroine, this second man is loved by viewers.

While the first man is in the spotlight, this second man gets the attention bit by bit. In Korean dramas that were popular in Japan, Yoon JiHoo played by Kim HyunJoong (‘Boys Over Flowers’) and Kang ShinWoo played by YongHwa (‘You Are Beautiful’) are represented as a second man.

The fan’s mind who love this second man is subtle. They hope for his happiness but also love his wistful mind. So they don’t want him to be happy. This fan’s contradicting mind supports the second man.

How about Park Seju played by YongHwa?

Just now, in all of the 16 episodes of this drama, the relations between Park Seju and Mirae is weak. The fans worry that he might become the second man, but they also must be crazy about him.


Translated by Satomami @cnboice

Posted by Linda @cnboice

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Weibo Update; Minhyuk: I heard Marry Him If You Dare and The Heirs are loved very much in China!


여러분 길거리를 걸으며 통화를 하면 손이 얼것같은 추위가 시작됐어요.. 모두들 감기조심하세요! 중국에서도 미래의 선택과 상속자들을 많이 좋아해주신다고 들었어요! 앞으로도 저희 드라마, 씨엔블루 모두 응원 많이 해주세요!!

Everyone, the cold started as if hands freeze when we call while walking on the road.. Be careful not to catch a cold! I heard Marry Him If You Dare and The Heirs are loved very much in China, too! Please support our drama and CNBLUE a lot from now on!!

Source: CNBLUE Official Weibo

Translated by Satomami and Satsuki @ cnboice

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Twitter update; YongHwa: I’m approaching Mirae’s oppa to get Mirae~

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안녕하세요 용화예요ㅋ 미래의 선택에서 만난 오정세형과 한 컷! 늘 잘 챙겨주시고 덕분에 더욱 더 즐겁게 촬영하고 있답니다~ㅋ 미래를 얻기위해 미래오빠에게 접근 중~~~ㅋㅋ 감기 조심하세요!

Hello, I’m Yonghwaㅋ One shot with Oh Jungse-hyung whom I met in Marry Him If You Dare! He is always looking after me, so the shooting is more and more enjoyable~ㅋ I’m approaching Mirae’s oppa to get Mirae~~~ㅋㅋㅋ Don’t catch a cold!

Source: Official CNBLUE Twitter Account

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Jung Yong Hwa Says He Can’t Rank CNBlue Members’ Acting Skills


Jung Yong Hwa, who has been cast for KBS2’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama “The Future Choice,” was asked what he thinks of the fellow CNBlue members’ activities on the small screen during the drama’s press conference on October 10.

The multitalented actor coolly answered, “I am not interested in what dramas they are acting in. We tend to tease each other a lot, so no matter how well or bad we do, we will mock each other jokingly.”

When asked to rank the members according to their acting skills, he said, “I can’t bring myself to putting us into an order. I really don’t know. Everyone is working very hard.”

In related news, the first episode of “The Future Choice” starring Yoon Eun Hye, Lee Dong Gun, Choi Myung Gil, Jung Yong Hwa, and Han Chae Ah will air on October 14. Yoon Eun Hye will be playing the role of ”Mi Rae,” who will travel back in time to meet herself in the past, and start guiding herself towards a new future.


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