Lee Kwang-soo and Kim Seol-hyun confident in tvN’s ‘fast-paced and fun’ mystery comedy

Actors Kim Seol-hyun (left) and Lee Kwang-soo pose for photos ahead of an online press conference for “The Killer's Shopping List” on Monday.  (tvN)

Actors Kim Seol-hyun (left) and Lee Kwang-soo pose for images forward of a web based press convention for “The Killer’s Buying Record” on Monday. (tvN)

Cable tvN’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama “The Killer’s Buying Record” will likely be in contrast to any of right this moment’s dramas, with gripping storylines or hard-hitting motion sequences.

“Not like typical thriller thrillers with intense thoughts video games and breathtaking motion, our sequence takes a special method to a homicide thriller. The thrilling script apart, the character was actually new to me. I did not assume I might get one other likelihood to play such an attention-grabbing character,” Lee Kwang-soo stated at a web based information convention on Monday.

The actor was sure that viewers will likely be drawn in by the comedy thriller’s attention-grabbing story and hilarious characters.

Tailored from the novel “The Killer’s Buying Mall” by writer Kang Ji-young, the upcoming sequence revolves round a pair who pursue the killer in a homicide that occurred in a neighborhood grocery store referred to as MS Mart.

Lee, 36, takes on the function of Dae-sung, the grocery store proprietor’s son and cashier, in his third yr of preparation for an open competitors.

Lee Kwang-soo takes on the role of supermarket cashier Dae-sung in

Lee Kwang-soo takes on the function of grocery store cashier Dae-sung in “The Killer’s Buying Record”. (tvN)

“Dae-sung is a personality with an distinctive reminiscence. He is all for nearly every little thing about everybody (principally grocery store guests) round him,” the actor stated.

Actor and singer Kim Seol-hyun, broadly referred to as Okay-pop woman group AOA’s Seolhyun, co-stars as Ah-hee, a younger police officer and Dae-sung’s girlfriend of 20 years.

“Some viewers could also be frightened that I am starring in a comedy sequence for the primary time. However there are quite a lot of comedic conditions and witty strains within the script that permit me to really feel much less strain and act in an over-the-top comedic means,” Kim stated.

Kim Seol-hyun plays a young police officer in “The Killer's Shopping List”.  (tvN)

Kim Seol-hyun performs a younger police officer in “The Killer’s Buying Record”. (tvN)

When requested concerning the comparatively quick size of the sequence in comparison with the standard 16-episode dramas, Lee stated that eight episodes is greater than sufficient.

“As an actor, an eight-part sequence felt a little bit quick. However the tales will likely be introduced at a quick tempo and I feel this format is ideal for viewers to get pleasure from our present,” Lee stated.

From left: Actor Jin Hee-kyung, director Lee Eon-hee, actors Kim Seol-hyun and Lee Kwang-soo pose for photos ahead of an online press conference for “The Killer's Shopping List” on Monday.  (tvN)

From left: Actor Jin Hee-kyung, director Lee Eon-hee, actors Kim Seol-hyun and Lee Kwang-soo pose for images forward of a web based press convention for “The Killer’s Buying Record” on Monday. (tvN)

Director Lee Eon-hee, who was behind the thriller movie “Lacking” (2016), hoped to current a narrative that viewers might simply empathize with.

“Grocery store is a spot that’s acquainted to virtually everybody. Typically we meet grocery store workers extra typically than our relations. And I wished to deliver the tales that may really occur in our actual lives,” stated Lee Eon-hee.

“In fact, discovering the killer and fixing the case is the job of the police. However being nosy and giving a neighbor a little bit consideration can generally be of nice assist. That is how Dae-sung and Ah-hee’s thrilling investigation started with a receipt left by the killer,” the director added.

The eight-part sequence is scheduled to premiere Wednesday at 10:30 pm on tvN.

“The Killer’s Buying Record” can be accessible on native streaming platform Tving.

By Lee Si-jin ([email protected])

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