‘Lovely Runner’ Romantic Mishap? BTS of Byun Woo-seok’s ‘Sorry’ Moment During ‘Aggressive’ Kiss Scene Released

On May 1st, the YouTube channel “tvN drama” unveiled a new behind-the-scenes video, shedding light on the making of the much-talked-about kissing scene in the drama “Lovely Runner.”

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The video showcases Director Yoon Jong-ho’s meticulous approach to filming, particularly evident during the intense kissing scene.

His specific instructions, focusing on actors’ eye contact and angles, deeply influenced both Byeon Woo-seok and Kim Hye-yoon. Kim Hye-yoon lauded the director, likening him to a top teacher, highlighting the professionalism behind the scenes.

Director Yoon Jong-ho’s Detailed Instructions Create Intense Chemistry

Prior to the actual shoot, rehearsals were crucial in perfecting the scene. Byeon Woo-seok actively engaged in discussions, seeking feedback and adjustments for a more authentic portrayal.Β 

During one interaction, he asked, “Should I step back a bit here? What do you think, Director?” This collaboration contributed to building chemistry and synchronization between the actors.


Byeon Woo-seok’s Response to Criticism and Subsequent Reshoot

However, the initial shoot faced criticism for its perceived aggressiveness. Director Yoon advised Byeon Woo-seok to approach the scene more romantically and slowly, acknowledging Kim Hye-yoon’s discomfort.

Byeon Woo-seok, showing humility and professionalism, apologized and adjusted his approach in the reshoot, resulting in a more refined and emotive scene.

The video’s release sparked enthusiastic reactions from netizens, praising the actors’ chemistry, the director’s guidance, and the dedication evident in their performances. This behind-the-scenes insight into “Lovely Runner” not only showcases the intricate process of filmmaking but also highlights the commitment of the cast and crew in delivering a compelling narrative.