On July 29, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” star Kang Tae Oh appeared on MBC FM4U’s “Kim Shin Young’s Hope Song at Noon.”
The drama tells the story of Woo Young Woo (Park Eun Bin), a young lawyer with Asperger’s syndrome who joins a big law firm. Due to her high IQ of 164, impressive memory and creative thought process, the brilliant Woo Young Woo graduated at the top of her class from the prestigious Seoul National University for college and law school – but she still finds herself struggling when it comes to social interactions.
First, Kang Tae Oh expressed her excitement about participating in the radio show. He commented, “I’m so nervous because it’s a live show, but I’ll think of it as a good memory and have a great time.”
According to Nielsen Korea, the 10th episode of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” earned an average national rating of 15.2%. Radio DJ Kim Shin Young commented, “If the viewership exceeds 20%, how about appearing on the show again?” At that, Kang Tae Oh happily accepted the offer, saying, “I would be really grateful.”
Regarding the episode 10 kiss scene that went viral, Kang Tae Oh explained, “It was late, and as you saw, we had to film in the hallway of an apartment, so we had to be quiet. I was very nervous because it was a kissing scene. I spoke softer to Eun Bin. midday than usual.”
On the line “I think it would be better if you opened your mouth a little more,” the actor confessed, “I was tasked with what to do. I thought that line would change depending on how I said it. So I tried to check out the vibe at the venue. Eun Bin midday led the romantic atmosphere while acting, so it happened naturally.
Kang Tae Oh recalled the moment he read the script for “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” for the first time. He remarked, “Honestly, I can’t read fast, but I just absorbed [this script]. The same goes for delicious dishes. You can eat it with no problem. I felt it was a warm drama where the lines melted in my mouth. I thought it would be great to join [the drama] whatever the role, so I said I would definitely do it.
Regarding the scene where his character takes off Woo Young Woo’s eyelashes, he said, “Lee Joon Ho (his character’s name) got a little flirty. [People] said Lee Joon Ho was like a fox, but I denied it. However, when I saw this scene, I thought it was too much.
“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” airs every Wednesday and Thursday at 9 p.m. KST.
In the meantime, watch Kang Tae Oh in “Doom at Your Service“:
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