Song Hae Kyo Talks About Her Upcoming Drama ‘The Glory’


Actress Song Hae Kyo opened up about her character in Netflix’s upcoming drama “The Glory” in the latest interview with Harper’s Bazaar. She is not only beautiful but also an amazing actress. No wonder people are asking her to push her limits and star in K movies or dramas that allow her to play different characters from her previous roles. With “The Glory,” the actress embarked on a thriller drama for the first time in her two-decade career. In Song Hye Kyo’s exclusive interview with Harper’s Bazaar, she said that she looks forward to the new emotions and expressions that will be conveyed through her acting with the production’s changed color and character.

Earlier, the actress was seen making a comeback on the small screen with the 2021 romantic melodrama “Now We Are Breaking Up” alongside Jang Ki Yong. Last time, she appeared as the leading lady in the 2018 series “Encounter” alongside Park Bo Gum.

Song Hae Kyo Talks About Her Brand New Character In “The Glory”

The actress expressed her gratitude to her team and staff who contributed the most behind the scenes. Having writer Kim Eun Sook and director Ahn Gil Ho as part of this drama made her feel very safe as she can rely on them at all times. Song Hye Kyo is a person who values ​​the process more than the result. She enjoyed the pace and cohesive teamwork that exists between the producer, director, writer, cameramen and other staff working together.

Song Hye Kyo photo shoot with Harper's Bazaar
Song Hye Kyo photo shoot with Harper’s Bazaar

The 40-year-old actress made a startling revelation during the Harper’s Bazaar interview about the worries and struggles she faces. She said that despite being in the Korean entertainment industry for so long, every new project still makes her nervous. She added that she never got into a production, thinking she would be successful just because she did. Over time, not only does it age, but its characters also become more mature and face a different set of joys and sorrows, so the challenge of meeting them still exists. She wants to do justice to her new character with more developed actions and expressions. You can find the full interview in the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine.

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About Song Hye Kyo’s “The Glory”

“The Glory” is a melodramatic thriller that sheds light on sensitive topics like school bullying, violence and revenge. The story follows a high school student who wants to become a successful architect. However, after being the victim of brutal violence at school, her dream was crushed when she dropped out of school. Years pass and the aggressor starts his own family and has a child who studies in an elementary school. The former victim returns as the child’s homeroom teacher, intent on getting revenge on his bullies and the people who supported them during his bullying days.

Lee Do Hyun and Song Hye Kyo
Lee Do Hyun and Song Hye Kyo

Audiences expect a lot from the series, and it’s understandable to know that it was written by popular screenwriter Kim Eun Sook who penned the 2016 K-drama super hit ‘Descendants of the Sun’. Besides Song Hye Kyo, “The Glory” also stars Lee Do Hyun, Im Ji Yeon, Park Sung Hoon, and Shin Ye Eun in prominent roles. Lee Do Hyun has been confirmed to play the character of Joo Yeo Jung, who will aid Song Hye Kyo’s character in his quest for revenge. It is rumored to be released in the second half of 2022 and will consist of 8 episodes in all. Moreover, it will be a pre-produced drama and will be distributed by tvN in South Korea and Netflix internationally. On top of that, this latest Netflix venture will be a multi-seasonal K-drama, but the total number of seasons has yet to be confirmed.

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