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Ha ha ha dear @Lawyerh chingu, it's more like only we two are active in this thread! But never mind! This guy is definitely not feminine so I am hoping to dropping by here more often!!!! And Oh gosh.
October 5, 2019
More hotness for you, dear @Lawyerh chingu...
Gosh!! We need more fans here! Looks like only you & me lurking around here... And this time he looks a bit like Rain to me in the last
@sara1117.. thank you for this.. indeed this thread really quiet.. wonder why.. and I already visit this thread..his look just so rare for actor..there is no similar face actor as him, so it is makes him so adorable..
Hi guys! I guess most of Seung gi's fans are at his thread under solo singers category. Maybe that's the reason the thread is so quiet.
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구가의 서 촬영이 지금 막 끝났습니다~최강치 이승기군과 함께^^전 연극 갈매기 리허설을 하러 동숭아트센터로 고고씽~연극 많이 보러와주세요^^ pic.twitter.com/CO1BZtflU6
Source | 2013/06/23 |
Kang Ye-bin and Lee Seung-gi were chosen by office workers in positions above section heads as the most perfect partners to go on vacation with.
A job finding site carried out a survey asking men in superior positions about the partner they would like to go on vacation with and it resulted in Kang Ye-bin with 18.7% votes.
Suzy followed right after with 17.5%, Sin Min-ah with 14.3%, Kim Hye-soo with 13% and Jeon In-hwawith 10.8%.
The same was done to superior female office workers and the result was Lee Seung-gi with 18.7%.
Next came along Psy with 18.3%, Won Bin with 17.1% and Yoon Hoo and Jo Yong-pil came in fourth together with 13.5%.
Meanwhile, lower position workers picked Kim Soo-hyeon (17.3%) and Suzy (21%).
Source : news.hankooki.com/lpa... ( English )
GFB ended ( I hope he will do another drama soon :x
Writer and PD:
waiting for the full translation of his interview :x
source: moneytoday via nate
GFB S2 is one of the top topics trending on Korean naver sites GFB 2013 end of this year?
I just finished watching Gu Family Book. Oh my! I had cried a river of tears. A very touching fantasy drama. Great expression of love. Great acting of Lee Seung Gi! Great cast, Suzy is perfect for the role.Kudos for the writer and director (Mr. Shin Woo-chul). Hope there will be Book II for this drama.
I had watched Gumiho and King 2 Hearts, but with "Gu" i totally fell for Seung-gi's charm. More power to you Lee Seung-gi!
Source | 2013/06/27
Lee Seung-gi mentioned his plans for National Service.
Actor and singer Lee Seung-gi revealed the behind stories of the MBC drama "Gu Family Book", his ideal type and National Service plans.
He said he hasn't decided when he's going to go but he said he will be on active-duty.
He said, "It's difficult to make a date right away because of the contracts I am tied to. I will talk about it again when the date's official".
"I watched the TV program "Real Man" while eating and it was really fun".
When asked if he would star in it, he said, "I think I'm better off just watching".
Source : www.newdaily.co.kr/ne... ( English )
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It is not easy to have pure trust in the world and humans because humans are delicate beings that can fall into despair even from the smallest pain. And that is why the life of half-man half-beast Kang-chi was moving – because he trusted in our world and humans till the very end, even when the humans close to him did not always do the same for him.
TenAsia met with Lee Seung-gi who lived the life of Kang-chi, more human than any other despite his sad fate of being neither man nor mythical beast, in MBC drama “Kang Chi, the Beginning” which ended this week.
Lee, who we thought would stay the ‘nation’s younger brother,’ had turned into a level-headed and analytical actor. And that is probably how he has been able to stay an actor the public has faith in for close to ten years.
Q. We’re just starting this interview but we’ll have to talk about the ending to your drama. Did you like it?
Lee Seung-gi : Our drama had both a sad and happy ending to it. Personally, it was the most exciting ending I’ve seen among the dramas I’ve done. The writer had set that ending from the very beginning. It became an episode that was moving. Some may have been disappointed because because there were a lot of situations to seal including the sadness from losing a loved one, the excitement between a man and woman, the exit of the evil man, but for me, it was a warm ending that wasn’t too provocative. It was also the best episode. I actually had to close the script while I was reading it because I shed a tear.
Q. Dramas don’t usually start off with the conclusion decided on. How did it feel to act knowing what the conclusion was going to be?
Lee : It felt completely different. It definitely helped to know what would happen in the future because some of the details to my acting changed. For example, I knew how much I should cry and I became more aware of the situations that were leading to the ending. I think it helped me to become more desperate when I needed to be desperate and be happier when I needed to be happy.
Q. And you didn’t have to work with last-minute scripts either.
Lee: That’s right. Last-minute scripts end up ruining the balance of the story but for our show, even the ending was set so it helped in many ways.
Q. Have you felt that you’ve changed through “Kang Chi, the Beginning?
Lee : I was actually quite confident up till my former drama “The King 2 Hearts.” Back then, I wanted to talk a lot about my accomplishments or acting for interviews like these. But I think I’ve become more humble. In the past, the most important thing was that I do well but this time, I realized that it’s important to be in harmony with other characters because the story revolved around Kang-chi. And although I was the main character, I had a different weight because I worked with experienced actors. I came to feel that it’s important to become an actor that can help others shine too.
Q. How was your chemistry with Suzy? Did you give her advice as someone with more experience in acting?
Lee : I gave her all sorts of advice in the beginning. And I think our drama succeeded because of it. There wouldn’t have been many discussions if I was acting with an experienced actor but I had to tell Suzy a lot of things because she has much less experience than me. And I said things like, “This is the Yeo-wul I see.” We worked things out along the way when we needed to. I think that’s why people said we had good chemistry.
Q. What sort of actress is Suzy?
Lee : She’s very flexible. She did really well so I gave her a lot of compliments too. She may have seemed a bit awkward in parts at first but I saw her improve. And we didn’t really need to discuss much later on. I really had fun acting with her. It makes me feel proud as well (laughs).
Q. I have to mention the kissing scene between Kang-chi and Yeo-wul. Wasn’t it long and intense for a kissing scene in a drama? (laugh)
Lee : But it happened pretty late for a drama, in the 17th episode. That basically means it happened at the end. So I think (the production team) devoted themselves to shooting it well because it came out late (laughs). Oh yeah, the kissing scene may have come out late but Kang-chi and Yeo-wul hugged and all from early on (laughs).
Q. There was a lot of positive response to the chemistry between Kang-chi and Yeo-wul. I know this may sound like a mischievous question, but did it not carry on off screen as well?
Lee : So did I have actual feelings for her? Of course (laughs). Yeo-wul, oh, it’s become a habit for me to call Suzy by her character’s name. Anyway, regardless of whether your acting partner is a good actor or not, you need to be attracted to that person at least a bit to act well.
Q. What’s Suzy’s charm?
Lee : She has the ability to make every guy like her. To start with, she’s friendly. And it’s not easy for idol stars to be friendly. Her biggest strength is that she’s not difficult. And people need charms that fit their ages, and Suzy has that to her… the younger sister vibe.
Actor Lee Seung-gi poses during a photo shoot with TenAsia. [TenAsia/Gue Hye Jung]
Q. Let’s talk about Kang-chi. Although he lived a rough life, he had an infinite amount of trust in the world and humans, unlike his dad Weol-ryeong (Choi Jin-hyuk) who went the other way after getting betrayed by humans. That was why the emotions he delivered were even more moving. What do you think was the source of his trust?
Lee : Viewers may have linked Kang-chi to Weol-ryeong but they actually had nothing in common. I would say his actual father was Park Mu-sol (Uhm Hyo-seop), not Weol-ryeong. His biological dad may have been Weol-ryeong but Park Mu-sol and Yi Sun-shin (Yoo Dong-guen) were the people he got his heart and mindset from, and that’s how he started off differently from Weol-ryeong. The writer wanted to show what truly living in a human way is about by showing such a Kang-chi.
Q. Some said the drama ran out of steam a bit in the latter half. What did you think as an actor who was actually in the show?
Lee : It’s true that with every project, there things you wish could have been better. But creating a 24-part drama is definitely not an easy job. So an episode or two may not be as good as the others. But I think our writer had amazing writing power. Even actor Yoo Dong-geun said so too. But for a drama to be strong every episode, I think the entire show needs to be produced in advance. I respect our writer considering the fact that she had to compromise with reality to a certain extent yet delivered the message that she wanted to. A few of the links to the story may have been weak but it wasn’t to the point that it was disruptive to the nature of the show.
Q. How did you communicate with the writer?
Lee : I rarely did while shooting the drama and instead discussed with the director on set. I usually talk to writers before I actually start playing my character. At first, the writer asked that I make Kang-chi seem raw, in other words, not make him seem like a refined human being. But she didn’t ask much else of me. I texted her the first moment the show hit a viewership rating of 20 percent. And she told me she was happy to have met me because Kang-chi was a difficult character to play physically and in many other ways too.
Q. How did you act out the scenes where Kang-chi turns into the mythical animal?
Lee : It wasn’t calculated. I just acted it out with the thought that my body has changed because of a problem. The first time I shot that scene, I did it in just 15 minutes. I did it thinking of the things I saw in the comic book.
Q. Some say that you seemed too pretty for a mythical animal.
Lee : Well, it was up to the production team to come up with what Kang-chi should look like as an animal but there actually weren’t details regarding it in the script. So I tried out red contact lenses at first but they didn’t suit me so we then tried out green because Kang-chi was half-man half-beast while Weol-ryeong was a mythical animal 100 percent.
Q. I think expressing Kang-chi’s emotions must have been more difficult than the physical aspect to your acting.
Lee : I went with what I felt with the things that I could digest when I read the script. And I usually try saying everything I can with both the lines and in between the lines before I do such acting, so that those feelings really hit me.
Q. Were there moments that you got stuck emotionally?
Lee : There were. I had to wail for the scene where Park Mu-sol dies but I couldn’t. And I’d never had a problem crying before. So I thought about it and realized it was because I was physically tired, but I also accepted his death right away.
Q. The way in which you prepare your acting seems quite scholarly.
Lee : I’m sure every actor has his own style but I am the type that needs to analyze the emotions.
Q. You were the only strong male actor in his twenties at one point. But there are several more actors around your age that are as strong as you now, including Kim Soo-hyun, Song Joong-ki, and Yu A-in.
Lee : I was the strongest? Really? (laughs) I like it in the sense that there’s a larger variety now. There’s acting that Song Joong-ki is good at versus acting that I’m good at and everyone has his own style. In that sense, I’m sure there will be things we will help and learn from each other.
Q. One more sensitive question! What are your plans for the military?
Lee : I remain unchanged regarding the thought that I will go and will go as a active service soldier. But I’m careful in mentioning when it’ll be because of various situations. There are some realistic issues such as the contracts I have for endorsing brands so I can’t just go whenever I want to. I also don’t want to bring about a situation where I will end up becoming a liar if I don’t go after telling you when I want to go.
Q. What are your plans for after “Kang Chi, the Beginning”?
Lee : I think I’ll wrap it up with an Asia tour and concerts.
Q. What do you have in mind for yourself? This was your fifth drama and you’ve tried all sorts of genres on top of playing increasingly serious characters.
Lee : I want to do a variety of acting. I’m against becoming inclined to play only the roles I’m good at. All Korean dramas are the same in the sense that they all show how characters mature, but I think the results have been different for each drama I’ve worked on. I’d also like to work with good directors, good writers and good actors. In the case of “Kang Chi, the Beginning,” I liked working with actor Yoo Dong-geun. He sparked something inside me. I don’t care if I’m not the main character. I want to work on a drama where a great director will stimulate me.
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@imeadd hi actually there's a separate thread for NoF http://forums.soompi.com/discussion/2020918/variety-noonas-over-flowers-%EA%BD%83%EB%B3%B4%EB%8B%A4-%EB%88%84%EB%82%98-hulu-ep-2-updated
congrats to LSG and Yoona , both of them are in same level and very good for each otheri am support this couplecongrats LSG
I like LSG in Famous Princess and wish him the best and would like to see him more in dramas as well in the future..
I'm waiting to see LSG in his new drama and would like to see him in another drama after that one as well..
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