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Dara talks about her first leading role in the upcoming film 'One Step'

By KpopJoA   Tuesday, March 21, 2017   20,750   3,565   9
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Dara will be greeting fans via the big screen in new music film 'One Step' starring alongside actor Han Jae Suk.


Dara will be playing the role of Si Hyun who has a hearing disability and is able to see sounds through colors instead. While Han Jae Suk will be taking on the character of a famous composer, Jee-Il who has fallen into a slump and is unable to write any more songs.  Film 'One Step' tells the story of these two people colliding and is a remake of the American film 'Begin Again.'


Furthermore, this will be Dara's first leading role in a movie, which is receiving much interest among the masses.  Director Jeon Jae Hong commented at a press conference, "I thought about the best way to present 'colored hearing' and it turned out pretty well."


Actor Han Jae Suk stated, "I enjoy listening to music so I was really looking forward to working on a music-related project."  He mentioned working with co-star Dara, "It was my first time acting with Dara and I must say she is a very thoughtful person. She made everyone feel very comfortable so we were able to film in a fun way."


Meanwhile, Dara explained she pondered about her role, "I selected this project because it was a music-based film.  However after reading the script and realizing my character suffered from 'Colored-hearing synesthesia', I thought hard on it."


The singer continued, "Instead of seeing it as a burden, I feel like this is a new approach for me. Although I may be lacking a lot, I will do my best. Please look forward to this film."


Director Jeon also praised Dara for her exceptional acting skills, "I personally think Dara is great in acting. It is not easy for a new actor to star in a leading role."


Meanwhile, fans will be healed by this musical drama 'One Step' when it hits theaters on April 6.





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amheizing Wednesday, March 22, 2017

I want to watch it! 😊 Good luck Dara! I wish you all the best! 💖👍

dc222a Wednesday, March 22, 2017

They should really say first -Korean- leading role since she's had plenty leading roles in high grossing films in the Philippines.

shakennotstirred Tuesday, March 21, 2017

I'm glad she is getting a lot of work after the 2ne1 disbandment. I wanna see her flourish in the industry. Be it in acting or variety.

The_Eynjel Tuesday, March 21, 2017

its because acting is not new to her. she was an actress before she became an idol. anwy, fighting dara!

seesaw4ever Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The theme of the movie seems super interesting. I experience a very slight synesthesia: colored numbers, the most classic one I guess and sometimes colored pain. I learnt the name of it just a couple of years ago, I thought I had just a weird imagination before.

jcallen Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Dara's not a new actor. She was an actor in South East Asia before she even became a trainee at YG.

megamanx jcallen Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Where do you see anything about a new actor? It says first LEADING ROLE.

rIzumu_XIII megamanx Wednesday, March 22, 2017

It's up there read it again, when Director Jeon praised her...She's been cast in different roles in PH movies even as a main character...But in Korea this is her first leading Role in movie.

jcallen megamanx Wednesday, March 22, 2017

"Director Jeon also praised Dara for her exceptional acting skills,"..."It is not easy for a new actor to star in a leading role." There.

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