Cinderella and Four Knights cast member Park So Dam talked about her role model in the entertainment industry.
The 24-year-old actress recently bagged the lead female role in the new TVN series. She plays a kind-hearted working student who struggles in life after her widowed father remarries.
In an interview with Soompi, So Dam said that she developed an interest in acting after watching the musical Grease. She explained that she was inspired because of the hit play?s happy atmosphere.
Park So Dam?s early years in show business
However, her showbiz journey proved to be difficult. The actress said that she was rejected numerous times in a span of three years. She also said that she just ended up accepting random acting offers in order to get by.
Still, the young celebrity persisted and eventually bagged bigger roles. Prior to Cinderella and Four Knights, So Dam?s earlier projects included The Priest, The Throne, and Beautiful Mind.
According to So Dam, she was inspired by award-winning actress Kim Hye Soo. She said that she admires how the Hallyu star is able to portray different kinds of characters from a variety of genres.
Park So Dam?s leading man
In related news, Cinderella and Four Knights cast member Ahn Jae Hyun also gushed about being part of the TVN series.
The actor had just gotten married earlier this year, so he had to think carefully about accepting one of the show?s lead roles. However, Jae Hyun said that his wife is very supportive over his decision to join the romantic drama.
Is Cinderella and Four Knights the next Boys Over Flowers?
The initial reviews on Cinderella and Four Knights have been mostly positive. It has been compared to 2009 k-drama Boys Over Flowers.
The said romantic drama catapulted Hallyu star Lee Min Ho to superstardom. Ever since it ended, the boyfriend of Suzy Bae has been appearing in numerous projects and endorsements. His most current starrer is SBS? Legend of the Blue Sea.
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