‘Perfect Wife’ drama press conference held this morning at Conrad Seoul, Yeouido-dong.
Sang Hyun says he was worried when he first read the script and had been unsure whether to take on the role as there’s nothing cool about a cowardly character who suffers much abuse. He had merely focused on the character but after discussing the role with his wife, he could see that the drama has its plus points. As his wife had pointed out, the drama is not only about one person so rather than thinking that he should not take on such a cowardly role, he should look at the drama as a whole.
Though feedback and comments on the drama had been positive, the low viewership ratings is disappointing. A possible reason could be the strong competition from the drama ‘The Defendant’ but since it has now ended, hopefully the ratings will improve. Sung Joon thinks that the ratings do not make much sense. He made a joke that he had already used a lethal weapon and had taken off his clothes.
In the second half of the drama, his character is expected to undergo a transformation as Eun Hee’s attempt to seduce Jung Hee intensifies. Jo Yeo Jeong commented that Sang Hyun is really funny on set as he would often joke that if Eun Hee continues to seduce him, it would become restricted viewing for mature audience (above 19). As Jae Bok (Ko So Young) becomes concerned about Eun Hee’s strange ways, she would attempt to foil the latter’s plan when it unfolds.
Sang Hyun says that it would not be interesting if Jung Hee remains cowardly throughout all the episodes so his character is expected to change during the second half. When asked about his new hairstyle, he would only say that it could be because he is enlisted in the army or going to a psychiatric hospital.