[INTERVIEW] Actor Oh Ji-ho - Part 1 2010/04/09, Source,
Korean actor Oh Ji-ho [photographed by Lee Jin-Hyeok/10Asia] Oh Ji-ho says "I learned how to really use my eyes" on 'The Slave Hunters' The time has come finally to bid farewell to KBS TV series "The Slave Hunters". What kind of ending will come for this extraordinary drama -- which showed off fantastic imagery from the start, breaking records in viewership rating with terrifying speed and at the same time carried a fairly weighty political discussion? One does not know but one thing is for sure; that the key belongs to character Song Tae-ha (played by Oh Ji-ho), who had lived his life being loyal to his master but now dreams of making a better world. Now that even one of his enemies Dae-gil (played by Jang Hyeok) has decided to help him, what kind of dream does he have and how will he achieve them? And what has Oh Ji-do dreamed and achieved during the eight months that he spent portraying Song Tae-ha and unveiled his new possibilities? In a joint press interview held on March 24 -- the day before the final episode of "The Slave Hunters" --- the actor talked about the past eight months he spent working on the show,...More
A sneak peak into the set of "The Slave Hunters" 2010/02/11, Source,
Actor Jang Hyeok acts out a scene for KBS TV series "The Slave Hunters" at Unju Temple in the South Jeolla Province of South Korea on January 27, 2010. [Lee Jin-Hyeok/10Asia]
On a cold winter day in January, director Kwak Jung-hwan of KBS TV series "The Slave Hunters" was at Unju Temple in the South Jeolla Province. It is the place, mentioned in the tenth episode, which Dae-gil (played by Jang Hyeok) guessed correctly right away when told Tae-ha (Oh Ji-ho) went to where a statue of Buddha lies on its back facing the sky. "There is a statue of Buddha laid on the ground and facing the sky in the Unju Temple. It is said to contain the unfulfilled hopes of the commoners. I couldn't not go to shoot there after hearing that story", Kwak explained of his reason in choosing the temple as a location which would also symbolize Tae-ha's yet-to-be opened world and the dream of the slaves.,...More
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