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Kim Go Eun ‘Learned a Lot’ In Acting From a Child Star – Here’s What Happened

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Kim Go Eun once lauded then-child star Ahn Seo Hyun for her exceptional performance in the 2014 movie Monster.

Before her breakthrough performance in Cheese in the Trap and Goblin, she starred in various films and portrayed unconventional roles.

While K-drama viewers often saw Kim Go Eun as the hopeless romantic female lead, among her few remarkable characters is the 2014 film with Lee Min Ki.

Helmed and written by Decibel director Hwang In Ho, the film is a psychological thriller that follows the story of siblings Bok Soon (Kim Go Eun) and her younger sister Na Ri (Ahn Seo Hyun) who encountered a cold-blooded killer named Tae Soo (Lee Min Ki.)

Kim Go Eun Praises Ahn Seo Hyun for Her Exceptional Talent

According to KBizoom, Kim Go Eun, who was nervous doing a scene, got acting lessons from then 10-year-old Ahn Seo Hyun.

Despite being much older than her co-star, she revealed that she “learned a lot from Ahn Seo Hyun” at the time that they were filming the movie.

While Kim Go Eun is gaining much popularity and gaining recognition for her roles, Ahn Seo Hyun has been around the industry for years; hence why she delivers exceptional performance.

Viewers might recognize her as Mija in the hit Bong Joon Ho’s movie Okja, where she got to work with the award-winning Tilda Swinton and Walking Dead star Steven Yeun.

Years after the movie, Ahn Seo Hyun is still active in the industry and had her big screen comeback through the award winning short film Dark Yellow, directed by Goo Hye Sun of Boys Over Flowers.

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Kim Go Eun Stars in Korean Remake of Little Women

As for Kim Go Eun, the 31-year-old actress stars in back-to-back K-dramas.

After the success of Yumi’s Cells 2, she headlined the novel-based series Little Women along with lead stars Nam Ji Hyun and All of Us Are Dead star, Park Ji Hu.

Kim Go Eun transformed into the siblings' eldest, Oh In Joo, who wanted to help their family get out of poverty.

However, she and her siblings get caught up in an unexpected incident involving the country’s wealthiest family.

Meanwhile, Nam Ji Hyun plays the middle child, Oh In Kyung. Being a news reporter, she does not get easily swayed by money and always does what's right.

The youngest among the siblings is Park Ji Hu as Oh In Hye. with her undeniable talent in arts, she managed to enter the country’s most prestigious art school.

Besides the trio, viewers will also get to see a surprise appearance of Song Joong Ki who will have a special cameo for the series; however, his character is yet to be confirmed.

Helmed by Kim Hee Won of Vincenzo and Soundtrack #1, Kim Go Eun’s new drama Little Women is set to be released on September 3 via tvN and Netflix, airing every Saturday and Sunday.

READ MORE: Little Women KDrama: Release Date, Cast, What We Need To Know About Kim Go Eun’s New Series

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