The long wait is over for fans of Kim Tae Hee as the Hallyu star is set to return to the small screen, with an interesting team-up with Lim Ji Yeon for “Lies Hidden in My Garden.”
After three years since the huge success of “Hi Bye, Mama,” the 43-year-old beauty is making a comeback with an exciting and challenging role.
Following the announcement regarding the cast lineup for “Lies Hidden in My Garden,” viewers can’t wait to see Kim Tae Hee and “The Glory” star appear in one drama.
Kim Tae Hee Reveals What Made Her Accept ‘Lies Hidden in My Garden’
Based on the novel “Lies Hidden in My Backyard,” the forthcoming series is helmed by Jung Ji Hyun of “Seacr: WWW,” “The King: Eternal Monarch,” “You Are My Spring,” and “Twenty-Five Twenty-One.”
The thriller-mystery drama depicts the story of two women who live completely opposite lives. However, they got connected after finding out a mysterious secret in the backyard.
Marking her comeback in K-drama, Kim Tae Hee spoke about what made her decide to accept the offer to play the role of Joo Ran. The top star confessed that she is not a fan of the thriller genre, but she was drawn to the story and “felt the desire to portray the character Joo Ran.”
As cited by a media outlet, Kim Tae Hee also shared that, after a long wait, she “finally met a script” that made her feel “so excited.”
The actress also mentioned that she was interested in how the two main characters lived contrasting lives but “got entangled with each other and shared their own stories.” She also hinted that Joo Ran gives off a “very realistic and relatable” character.
In “Lies Hidden in My Garden,” Joo Ran is a housewife who is married to a perfectionist doctor, Jae Ho, played by Kim Sung Oh.
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Everyone around her thinks that she is living an almost perfect life – a stunning house and a great husband, but behind lies a secret in their backyard.
As noted by the same outlet, she described her character as someone who “lived as her mother’s doll” and that everything will turn out perfect despite living in guilt due to the sudden death of her older sister.
However, everything changes when she meets her first love.
“Lies Hidden in My Garden” is slated to premiere on June 19, airing every Monday and Tuesday via ENA, Genie TV, and Genie TV Mobile.
Kim Tae Hee on Working Relationship With Lim Ji Yeon
In addition to the interesting storyline and her unique character, Kim Tae Hee is also thankful for her co-star, Lim Ji Yeon. She talked about how the latter is very keen to every detail and “seriously portrayed the character of Sang Eun.”
Kim Tae Hee also shared how Lim Ji Yeon brought the character to life “through her three-dimensional and realistic acting.”
“Thanks to Lim Ji Yeon’s presence as Sang Eun herself on the set, I was able to immerse myself more easily into Joo Ran,” she added.
“Lies Hidden in My Garden” is Lim Ji Yeon’s follow-up project after playing the villain in the smash hit K-drama “The Glory” with Song Hye Kyo. She also took home Best Supporting Actress for her role as Park Yeon Jin.
In “Lies Hidden in My Garden,” viewers will get to see a different side of Lim Ji Yeon as she transforms into a battered wife to Yoon Beom, played by Choi Jae Rim.
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