Lee Yoo Young Confesses Feeling ‘Worried’ About Her First Rom-Com, ‘Dare to Love Me’

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Lee Yoo Young gets honest as she reveals her thoughts about the upcoming K-drama “Dare to Love Me.”

Joining a slew of series premiering this May, the actress headlines the rom-com K-drama alongside Kim Myung Soo.

During the “Dare to Love Me” press conference, Lee Yoo Young, with director Jang Yang Ro and fellow cast members Kim Myung Soo, Park Eun Seok, and Jo In, detailed their experience filming the rom-com series.

Prior to the much-awaited release, Lee Yoo Young revealed why she agreed to accept the offer and the headline “Dar to Love Me.”

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As mentioned by a media outlet, the actress shared that it is the genre that she is looking forward to.

However, since it is her first rom-com K-drama, she admitted that she had some apprehensions about saying yes.

“What I was most worried about was that it would break too much,” she said, adding, “I thought that I would not be able to control myself,” referring to the emotions of the character.

In “Dare to Love Me,” Lee Yoo Young takes on the character of art teacher Kim Hong Do.

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The drama portrays her as someone who has a straightforward attitude.

According to her, the director played a big role in helping her immerse herself in her character.

“I was talking to the director and told him to hold me back if he messed up too much, but when I saw the trailer, I was a little worried.”

Since this is also her first time doing a rom-com, Lee Yoo Young revealed how director Jang Yang Ro guided her, especially with comical acting.

“The director has done a lot of comedy in his previous works, so when I didn’t know how far to go, the director told me to do whatever I wanted to do and enjoy it as much as possible,” she said, showing her great trust in the director.

In the past, Lee Yoo Young has starred in various K-drama that focus on thriller mysteries. This includes “Insider,” “Dr. Brain,” and “The Lies Within” with Lee Min Ki.

‘Dare to Love Me’ Cast and Why You Need to Watch the Series

As mentioned, Lee Yoo Young takes on one of the main characters in “Dare to Love Me.”

Based on the webtoon of the same name, it focuses on the love story between Kim Hong Do and the 21st-century scholar from Seongsan village named Shin Yoon Bok, played by Kim Myung Soo.

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He solely believes in the Confucian virtues, which focus on righteousness, wisdom, and courtesy.

Viewers will get to see the duo’s on-screen chemistry as they star in the historical K-drama, which is set to air on May 13 at 10:10 p.m. KST.