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HyunA explains why she turned down a role in a movie

By alim17   Tuesday, August 2, 2016   27,650   5,873   33



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HyunA, who recently made her comeback with 'A'wesome,' talked about turning down a role from director Na Hong Jin for his movie 'The Wailing,' a role that was ultimately given to Chun Woo Hee.

She said, "I was cautious about speaking on this on KBS 2TV's 'Happy Together 3,' because it wasn't a production I appeared in and there's a lot of interest in 'The Wailing.'" Back on the show, she briefly recalled getting an offer for the movie.

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She said, "Firstly, for the mere fact they had an interest in me, it never crossed my mind to turn them down. Director Na Hong Jin personally came to me.  He talked about my appearing in 'The Wailing.'  I was also curious about why they wanted to cast me.  He told me he had seen my energy on stage on a big screen.  He told me, 'I want to bring about a new image apart from that one.'  I was grateful that he viewed me in that way.

"However, I respectfully declined.  It was an area I didn't think I had a right to approach. I do have a lot of fears, but I also have a lot of ambitions for the stage.  Until I am 100% satisfied with my performances, I will not try different areas.  I have no intention to act right now."

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LordLiar18 Wednesday, August 3, 2016

That's a good choice!! There's no need to rush everything... When time comes, she could try some minor roles and see if she's suitable in acting then decides if she'd like to pursue this path. Tbh, i think some idols turned actor are not good enough to be leads but they get offered the roles because they are popular...

Ballerz_30 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

She is suitable to act in Porn. Hardcore teen porn genre. Not a commercial movie

zig_zag_zane Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Thats good for her. Personally i have watch the movie recently and i can assure you that 100% that she would not be able to pull off the character. The character she has to portray is a person who is shrouded in mystery, weirdness and mystical at the same time.

imbuttercup Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Her imej make me personally constantly judge her...but seeing her on 'invicible youth'...and now her recent interview Hyuna really know what she want and do, and she properly adress it...she talk really well, choose her word right and also polite...

melon Tuesday, August 2, 2016

I think hyunas amazing. She's receiving all this hate because her company give her slutty concept. come on grow up its her concept why attack her personally. She's doing her job. As for 4min disbandment, I think to be honest she's got her hands full. Active solo and active in 4min. I don't think she has missed 4min promotions like how other artists when they have solo project they tend to miss group stages so on. Its again not her fault I don't think it's up to her. CUBE made the decision they didn't need to keep 4min running. Its business after all. I think she's being honest a lot of idol turn actor actress is due to their popularity. Not because they can act. Hyuna knows she does well doing what she'd doing now and doesn't have faith in her acting ability. Most people probably wouldn't want to miss the chance but I think she's honest and mature. Even though I hate her current comeback song and mv. I think she's great I like her.

Haeryn Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Good for her, I'm tired of all these idols turned actors. Like, some are actually really good (and in that case good for them, crossing over shouldn't be totally impossible) but not that many and I find it sad that nowadays, it seems to be pretty much a rule that at least one member in each idol group and often more will become an actor. Like, I get it's great to boost popularity especially for groups not that famous but did they really train for years to become wanna-be-actors in the end. I mean, if you're in an idol group, you should have some passion for standing on the stage. Being an actor has literally nothing to do with singing (or rapping, dancing...).

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ladyzeze Tuesday, August 2, 2016

I believe a lot of idols didn't wanted to be in a group but to be a solo artist or an actor and the fastest way or easy one is by being in Kpop group. I even think that the companies promise so and so activity if and when the group will gain popularity.

whats_your_name Tuesday, August 2, 2016

I'm so proud of her 😌👏❤️😍😍

BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Lol, at least she knows her place. Unlike someone *cough*Suzy*cough*. All jokes aside, if she were good at acting that would have really helped out her career, because when all her songs start to go down, at least she can turn to acting. But if she were bad, it would've killed her career and self-esteem. I'm not her fan but even I know that she struggles with her self-esteem and all that sort of stuff.

krell BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

I assume that the 'plan' is that LEE MIN HO will give SUZY some ACTING ROLE tips.

denn1sable BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

i've been following hyuna since her 4minute debut and i've never heard her struggle with her self-esteem. i'd be curious to know when and how she expressed that or who observed it.

krell denn1sable Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Plus, with the recent CUBE AGENCY 'unrest,' maybe it was NOT a real good timing for HYUNA to consider the UNTESTED WATER of ACTING ROLES (for HYUNA).

BoBo101 denn1sable Tuesday, August 2, 2016

REally??? There was like a whole forum for it. I usually don't know much about that place, it seems very disorganized but they had like a bunch of "evidence" or whatever. But then again they also thought that she had some eating disorders and stuff

ias_98 BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

*cough*sour bitch*cough*

ias_98 krell Tuesday, August 2, 2016

There's no plan. She doesn't need acting tips. But you on the other hand, you need all the tips you can get.

BoBo101 ias_98 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Lol, who's the sour bitch? Me or you? Did you even read the comment? I was joking, chill, take a joke.

denn1sable BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

oh, i see. i don't go into those forums for the reasons you gave. thanks anyway.

ias_98 BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

If you were really joking, then I'll apologize for being rude. Im sorry but you sounded sarcastic which is still a pretty honest way to joke. But, I have a honest question for you and if you can answer it, that'll be cool. So, I've been watching k-dramas not too long ago so I kinda have a feel of the style of Korean dramas. Like everyone, I started watching W and Uncontrollably Fond and Beautiful Minds. So I watched all those three silmutaneously and my first impression of each drama respectively was W(Unique and Interesting plot. Exciting and Visual scenes and whatnot. Actors... not as good as they could have been. LJS sometimes can have a stiff face and HHJ's acting is lousy. Drama has no emotional process because most scenes are very stimulated in the way that there's no start, climax, conclusion in the emotional department). UF (Cliche Love story concept with a twist. Mellow paced. Great Actors. KWB is amazing at expressing emotions, its great. I don't have an issue with Suzy, she acts very well. Storyline can be draggy sometimes. But as the story goes on, you know it's going to get better, it's a drama with a climax. Amazing soundtracks, I tell you). Beautiful Minds ( Familiar concept with an amazingly innovating plot and actors are phenomenal). Now, let me shoot my confusion. So, I've been keeping up with all these dramas and I told you my observations for them all. I don't understand something, I've seen many people that comment and bash Suzy Bae.... for acting bad and say they find the drama boring while I don't see so many people talking like that about W when that drama, the actors are okay not great or BM. So, seeing that quite a few time, I had to ask myself if she was actually bad and I don't think she is a bad actress. There was not a point while watching UF when I felt like OMG her acting is lousy and why is she acting this way. So, I thought maybe it's the story line that people actually find boring and instead blame Suzy Bae, so can you tell me if she has done something bad in the past and that's why people dislike her? Like does she have a bad rep? I was wondering why she is getting so much bashing for her acting when honestly, her bad acting didn't cross my mind while watching the drama so it made me feel like people just wanted to bully her. If you really really dislike her acting. Can you tell me why you think she's a bad actress because I'm trying to understand now. Even the male lead for UF, Kim Woo Bin had to apologize.

krell ias_98 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

@ias_98 <-- OUCH! ... ;-)

melon BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

I think many K-pop idol turns actor or actress because either they actually wanted to do acting instead at the start but can't so joined or they are popular. I honestly do like miss A music everything but I'm not a fan of Suzy. I think she's pretty but I find her overrated. She's not especially good at singing dancing or acting. She's popular because of her face. I think she have so much experience in acting by now but I still find her acting nothing special. Not bad bad but not good. I'm not hating I still think she's pretty. Just My honest opinion. I respect hyuna for being honest she doesn't think she'll be good she doesn't want negative comment if she does act. Maybe she knows she can't act.

BoBo101 ias_98 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

It's fine, if you like her it'd be annoying if 24/7 she were being bashed. Now firstly, I think you made the same mistake others prolly made while judging Suzy, HHJ isn't an lousy actress, it's because there's nothing for her to really truly act about. If she overdid her expressions, like Suzy is known to do, that would be lousy. Suzy's not a horrible disastrous actress, but she's not too good either. She gets hate because there are countless many better actresses than her but in the end she gets the role because she has a pretty face. And in episode 1, her acting was sub-par at best. But you shouldn't be comparing W and UF in the first place because they are two completely different genres. Compare Suzy's acting to Hwang jung eum, Eunji, Goo Hye Sun and maybe you'd undeerstand. Her character is supposed to be a generally positive one, all those people listed above have so many crying scenes and their acting is great, but they are generally remembered for being very positive and their powerful "I will not give up" motto on life.

ias_98 krell Tuesday, August 2, 2016

OKAY ! *slap u some more* (^-^)

BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Now tell me, when she cries, do you cry too? Like have you ever thought "wow, she cries a lot". In UF when a sad/dramatic scene appears it'll span the entire episode. W is the type of drama that doesn't need too much acting because the story holds on it's own. People LOVE W because it'll totally unpredictable and original. UF is fairly cliche, mix that with Suzy's acting, and slow pacing, and overly unnecessarily dramatic story line, and people will stop watching. And Kim Woo Bin didn't apologize for the drama being bad or anything, AKP is just prolly copying off of other site and whatnot and made an assumption. Lemme show you what he actually said.

ias_98 melon Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Okay, that's a honest answer here. Then can we agree that her being not especially good at singing, dancing or acting shouldn't be a reason for people to undeservedly continuously criticize her just because she's not "especially" great at those things. You know why I'm saying that ? Let's take Hyuna for an example. I respect what she said, she said Nope, until I am a 100percent at this, Im not doing that, I loved her answer honestly but I just got annoyed when ppl used even this article that has nothing to do with Suzy to implicate her just the same. Okay, Hyuna, let's be honest. Hyuna is not especially good at singing (Bom, Taeyeon,yuju, Hyorin, Wendy, Baekyun ect..), she's not especially good at technical dancing (Hyoyeon, Taemin, Eunhyuk,Lay, Kai, Boa, Kahi), she's not particularly great at rapping (CL, GD, TOP, Zico, Miryo, LE, Yezi, Suga, Bobby etc...) so it's not that she's bad in these areas, it's just that in these respective areas, they are others who stand out so much more. Basically, she's good in each area. But one thing that Hyuna owns is being sexy, Hyuna owns the sheerness of sexiness and that is where she really stands out. And she implement her sexiness in her singing, dancing and rapping and thats what makes her stand out to the public in reality.

ias_98 melon Tuesday, August 2, 2016

So, the same is for Suzy, she is good at singing and she's good at dancing. But unlike Hyuna, sexiness is not where she stands out, it's beauty. Her beauty is what makes her stand out. And if it's about acting, like you said yourself, there are so many idols-turn-actors. Some who are sooooo elfin great, some that are good and some who are fucking awful. And even among actors, they are those that are great, some who are good and some who are just shxt. In the first case, idol-turned-actors, are you going say that Suzy is fucking awful? Answer only if you watched UF because thats her recent work and make the distinction between the plot of the story and her actual acting. Are you confident to lie and say her acting is fucking awful ? And among actors, be honest, you think her acting is just SHIT? She's not the best but she's not the worst either, she's good. The inner issue is, why is Suzy Bae receiving hate and backlash when there are many others who are like her but aren't receiving shxt? Is it true to say that people who are pretty are more susceptible to get a lot of hate for no reason sometimes.

ias_98 BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

THANK YOU ! GUYS, you heard, W and UF should not be compared because its not the same genre. I've been trying to tell ppl to stop trying to compare the two dramas and always give it to W for being more "interesting" for the same reason you just gave. I get you. But like you said, I don't its that there are so many better actresses out there yet she always get the role because if that was the case, Suzy would have been acting in the Heirs or DOTS. I think the writers and producers of a drama already choose the few leads they want to star in their production then call them up and if those actors agree to do the drama if they like the story then they do it. Because if that was the case, where many people tried out for the character but in the end the pretty face ws chosen then Suzy not Eunji would have been in reply 1997. In some cases, I think people try out but I think directors who are known or just because they want to contact the actors they want directly.

ias_98 BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Dude, have you watched the drama? -_- ... There has't been a crying scene. There was no legit crying crying scene moment maybe if Kim Woo Bin's character dies at the end then yeah, now, we can judge. But like you said her character, Suzy's, No Eul is supposed to be the positive type but in addition her character is a bit cheap, not the word I want to use like she's this person that a lot of bad things happened to so she taught herself to just become accustomed to the bad things that comes her way, exactly, she's sarcastic about her own pain. So, her character doesn't cry often, I don't think there's a scene so far where she cries for real maybe a little sob here or there for the annoyance of life. But something very crucial has to happen then we'll get that crying scene. See, I don't even know if u watched it. And why do you guys want ppl to cry so bad. Ohhh but there's a scene that might make u cry, the 8episode, I think 7. Her character is a bit emotionless. You, the viewer is the one feeling her her emotions and crying for her. It's like watching someone who can't even cry because pain is normal for them.

ias_98 BoBo101 Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Lee Jong Suk's crying scene wasn't that convincing when his parents' died in W though.

MYFRIEDCHICKEN Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Although I would love to see her in movie and drama, I think she made the right decision by focusing on her music.

krell MYFRIEDCHICKEN Tuesday, August 2, 2016

It might be better for HYUNA to do some kind of ACTING ROLE where expectations are NOT that high. Try a WEB DRAMA along the lines of what CLARA did a couple of them. They are 'low budget' and nobody is that 'wound up' about winning some BIG AWARD for the movie. HYUNA can get some experience as to what ACTING ROLES are about it. THEN, when she is more comfortable, had a better idea of what she can do, try a BIGGER ROLE in a *REAL* MOVIE.

MYFRIEDCHICKEN krell Tuesday, August 2, 2016

I was hoping for TROUBLE MAKER comeback but i think it might not happen. And if she was to do drama or anything, i agree that she should take small role and acting role that does not have high expectation.

krell MYFRIEDCHICKEN Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Someone on AKP told me that HYUNSEUNG's *contract* is ending *soon* with CUBE Agency. And the *guess* is that he will NOT be re-signing with CUBE Agency. Which, WHY would they want him to make any money going OUT THE DOOR if true? More likely, HYUNA will be matched up with a NEW BEEFCAKE MALE partner; with NEW Group Name.

MYFRIEDCHICKEN krell Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Well all we can do is wait for it.

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