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Jang Geun Suk talks about chewing on a real snake for 'Daebak' drama

By yckim124   Friday, May 20, 2016   65,576   4,204   46

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Jang Geun Suk revealed how he felt during the scene when he had to chew on a real snake for the SBS drama 'Daebak'. 


At the press conference for the drama on May 20, Jang Geun Suk said, "I was already expecting hard work and heard the script writer's thorough explanations beforehand, so I had trust and decided to follow no matter what." 


He continued talking about the difficult scenes, saying, "When there was a hard scene, I started by wondering if I am capable to do them. Out of the many that required my great focus, there was never a scene this hard. It really allowed me the time to rethink my job as an actor." 


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Jang Geun Suk then brought up the snake eating scene. He said, "It wasn't that hard eating snakes and stuff. When the red light comes on the camera, there is a pressure to portray something. In 'The Royal Gambler', I just chewed on a live crab, but later on when I think about it, I can feel vomit coming up my throat." He also added, "At first I doubted that it'll be a real snake, but they actually brought one, so I filmed it with a real snake." 


For those of you who missed out on Jang Geun Suk's vigorous snake chewing scene, check out the clip above starting 1:10.


Jang Geun Suk is so daebak!


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DramaQueeen Monday, May 23, 2016

Totally did not think the snake was real, can't believe they would go this far for a drama.  Watching this drama making me feel very bad for Jang Geun Suk, all the difficult scenes he has to endure, I would not accept this role if I were him.  Ridiculous directors and their expectations!

Lujita Sunday, May 22, 2016

If another actor would not be so criticized as it is Jang Keun Suk, but as it rabiar.Que criticize about the animals we eat daily? That's not cruelty? We must be objective and evaluate the acting work of JKS, the snake does not eat so.

Euain Saturday, May 21, 2016

What the hell is up with Korean television? Why would they need to actually kill a living snake? Jesus this is fucked up.

zenasaid Saturday, May 21, 2016

woah i knew jang oppa was jjang!!!!

tvxqEGY Saturday, May 21, 2016

no way in hell i will check it  this is enough for me to vomit

meetmeinthedark Friday, May 20, 2016

What is the relevance of eating snake on this drama, I dont see any of it. Whats next cannibalism, are you joking, writer, you are up for criticism.

MS_Yulie meetmeinthedark Saturday, May 21, 2016

Did you watch the drama from the beginning?? I don't think so :( Daegil eat the snake in order to survive because that evil man, Demon make him starving to death! Is it wrong eating snake to survive??

Euain MS_Yulie Saturday, May 21, 2016

So they couldn't have used a fake snake?

LauraDragon Friday, May 20, 2016

OH MY GOD, I am getting sick even thinking of it, GeunSuk is amazing ≧✯◡✯≦

nemomeetsrabbit Friday, May 20, 2016

I kinda suspected those snake & crab were real...prop to him for eating it so 'deliciously'

ellazh12 Friday, May 20, 2016

wow so murdering a snake makes you a real actor, right. you fuckin bitch

pink_oracle ellazh12 Friday, May 20, 2016

And apparently animal torture is entertainment. Hmm, isn't that supposed to be one of the signs of a serial killer?

MS_Yulie ellazh12 Saturday, May 21, 2016

Daegil eat the snake in order to survive because that evil man, Demon make him starving to death! He is a real actor even without eat the snake

pink_oracle MS_Yulie Saturday, May 21, 2016

It's not real, it's TV. But the snake's life was real, so was it's pain.

pink_oracle Monday, December 19, 2016

@Ade55 you got a problem with me or the concept of animal cruelty?

Mili_vi Friday, May 20, 2016

The entire BTS video is here - http://tvcast.naver. com/v/849743 (just copy and remove the space in the middle)WARNING: It is even harder to watch.

zenasaid Mili_vi Saturday, May 21, 2016

you shouldnt write behind the scenes like that what if an army hunts you down....hehe just kidding

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