Wi Ha Joon Reveals Behind-the-Scenes of Midnight Romance in Hagwon Kiss Scene

Wi Ha Joon talks about his first kiss scene and acting challenges in Midnight Romance in Hagwon.
Wi Ha Joon Reveals Behind-The-Scenes Of Midnight Romance In Hagwon Kiss Scene

Midnight Romance in Hagwon (2024) marks Wi Ha Joon’s return to the romantic drama genre. With 12 episodes available on Viu, fans are excited to see him in a different light. Wi Ha Joon opened up about his experiences filming a particularly talked-about kissing scene with Jung Ryeo Won. Let’s dive into his insights!

Nervous Beginnings: Wi Ha Joon’s First Kiss Scene

Wi Ha Joon Shares Bts Kiss Scene Midnight Romance In Hagwon

Still Cut From Korean Drama The Midnight Romance In Hagwon (Instagram.com/Tvn_Drama) 

Wi Ha Joon admitted to feeling nervous during his first kiss scene in Midnight Romance in Hagwon. Despite being a seasoned actor, this was a new territory for him. He shared, “I remember feeling nervous and awkward because I have little experience with kiss scenes.”

Interestingly, this nervousness added depth to his character, Lee Jun Ho, who also has limited dating experience. Wi Ha Joon reflected, “I think my lack of experience actually portrays Jun Ho’s character well.”

His candidness about feeling awkward yet determined to make the scene work resonated with many fans, making the character more relatable and authentic.

Crafting Intimacy: Focus on Angles and Gestures

Wi Ha Joon Shares Bts Kiss Scene Midnight Romance In Hagwon

Still Cut From Korean Drama The Midnight Romance In Hagwon (Instagram.com/Tvn_Drama) 

Viewers praised the intimate chemistry between Wi Ha Joon and Jung Ryeo Won. Wi Ha Joon explained that creating such a scene involves more than just acting; it’s about paying attention to the little details. He said, “I still don’t know the best way to make the scene look interesting, but I noticed angle and how I position my hand to gently touch someone’s head or face. Those details can make a scene look more effective.”

This meticulous approach highlights Wi Ha Joon’s dedication to his craft, ensuring that every moment on screen feels genuine and heartfelt.

Romance vs. Action: A New Challenge for Wi Ha Joon

Wi Ha Joon Shares Bts Kiss Scene Midnight Romance In Hagwon

Still Cut From Korean Drama The Midnight Romance In Hagwon (Instagram.com/Tvn_Drama) 

Known for his roles in action-packed dramas like Squid Game (2021), Bad and Crazy (2021), and The Worst of Evil (2023), Wi Ha Joon initially found the romance genre more challenging. He shared, “I used to think that romance was more challenging and action was a genre that I am more proficient in.”

However, his perspective shifted due to past injuries. “Due to physical strain and some injuries in the past, I now think action is also quite difficult,” he concluded.

This shift in perspective shows his versatility as an actor, ready to tackle any genre with equal passion and effort.

Final Thoughts

Wi Ha Joon’s return in Midnight Romance in Hagwon has been eagerly anticipated by fans. His honesty about his experiences and the challenges he faced brings a new level of appreciation for his performance. Have you watched the drama yet? What are your thoughts on his portrayal of Lee Jun Ho? Let us know!

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