His performance was different from his past roles. He was like a boxer who was on the ring after a long time of sparring. From being cynical to rebellious, his emotional control was precise, meticulously portraying anger and despair and capturing audiences.
After the drama, Nam Joo-hyuk said in an interview, "They say I sold my soul to the Devil or met a fairy. I am so grateful they see it that way, but personally it's embarrassing".
"They made me think again. I've always been the same when it comes to preparing for the next drama. I always work hard even when I'm not on something. I didn't do much for this drama. The director set everything up and my co-stars were so awesome and that's why this drama was possible. It didn't feel like acting, but just having a casual conversation on set",
"I was the last to be cast for "The Light in Your Eyes". I had read 12 episodes of the drama already and I got to experience the advantages and privileges of a pre-production drama. I watched the drama everyday like a viewer. The last episode made me cry for 60 minutes".
"I watched it with the team from the office and everyone ended up crying. The drama got me thinking about a lot of things and I learned to appreciate everyone that ever influenced me".
He sparkled in his eyes when he talked about the ending narration. There was a line which really struck his twenty-five year-old heart. "The line "A past full of regrets and future full of instability" really got me. I decided to be more determined about life".
"I am a youth of this generation who has worries just like everyone else. I have dreams and I am making them come true although I'm in a different situation. I think everyone has their own struggles and thinking about that helped me to be Lee Joon-ha".
The most exhausting thing about this drama was his tears. "I cried so much even when it didn't require me to. I couldn't contain my emotions in them".
"The director told me in one scene that I have to keep my head straight and comfort Hye-ja. But I ended up crying. I cried at the Chanel Granny's funeral, at the lock-up and other places. I was so overwhelmed with emotions I couldn't go onto set".
"The Light in Your Eyes" was a touching drama. It really did move many people emotionally.
"When the Chanel Granny passed away, Hye-ja tells me she wishes my life was affectionate and that had me. The situation was just so sad. I cried so much".
"The Light in Your Eyes" is directed by Kim Seok-yoon, written by Kim Su-jin, Lee Nam-gyoo, and features Kim Hye-ja, Han Ji-min, Nam Joo-hyuk, Son Ho-jun, Ahn Nae-sang, Lee Jung-eun. Broadcasting information in Korea: 2019/02/11~2019/03/19, Mon, Tue 21:30 on jTBC.
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