Yeo Jin Goo Reveals Struggles While Learning How To Portray Role in K-Drama Link

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Yeo Jin Goo officially added a challenging role under his belt by taking on the role of Eun Gye Hoon in Link: Eat, Love, Kill.

The upcoming fantasy romance drama, also known as Link, tells the story of a man who suddenly begins to feel an unfamiliar woman’s emotions following a link phenomenon after 18 years.

In the drama, he plays the role of Michelin-starred chef Eun Gye Hoon who is popular for his cooking skills and visuals.

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Ahead of the K-drama’s arrival, he talked about the series itself and the struggles he faced while playing his role.

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Yeo Jin Goo Says He Had a Lot of Concerns About His Character

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In a new interview before the K-drama’s arrival, Yeo Jin Goo revealed that he faced challenges while trying to play the unique type of character. According to the actor, Eun Gye Hoon, has great empathy toward a stranger after feeling her emotions.

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Still, he has to show the character’s emotional changes in the most natural way, as if they invade him suddenly.

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“I thought it was hard to approach this character’s special nature where he’s able to feel other people’s emotions, but at the same time, I was interested in what kind of life he’s living,” he said.

Yeo Jin Goo then focused on the link phenomenon as it plays a huge role in Eun Gye Hoon and the drama. In order to understand it, he reportedly talked a lot with the director and the writer whenever he prepared for the shoot.

His character, who is a professional chef, makes him work harder to show his sexy cooking skills. Fortunately, the actor’s hobby is cooking so he found it easy to learn from a real chef.

Yeo Jin Goo Reveals Why He Chose Link as His Next Drama

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Aside from his character, Yeo Jin Goo found the drama very interesting, causing him to make Link his next project.

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“The atmosphere made up of the strengths of various genres, such as romantic comedy, mystery, cooking, and drama, was attractive, and I decided to star in ‘Link’ because of the specialty and novelty of the character Eun Gye Hoon,” he went on.

In the end, he wished the viewers to enjoy his new K-drama.

Link: Eat, Love, Kill will premiere on June 6.

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