A representative from SM Entertainment said, “From the acting instructor, Yuri and Jessica have been receiving lessons on character analysis, vocalization, breathing, etc which is a prerequisite for a newcomer. After mastering the basics of acting, Yuri and Jessica are working very hard to meet the fans’ expectations”.
With Girls’ Generation’s promotional activities for their 3rd album ended at the end of December 2011, the members will be concentrating on their individual activities during the first half of 2012. During this period, Yuri and Jessica will be focusing on their acting stints.
Yuri will be taking the role of Anna in SBS drama ‘Fashion King’ which is expected to go on air starting March. Her fellow member, Jessica will be featured as Kang JongHee, who is Lee DongWook’s ex-lover in KBS 2TV’s Wednesday-Thursday drama ‘Violent Romance’ which will be aired starting January 4th.
Those in the drama production team also showed their high expectation for both Yuri and Jessica. According to a representative from an outsourced production company of ‘Fashion King’, Lee KwanHee Production, during the first script reading practice, Yuri received praises for expressing her emotions well and in terms of her acting, there is nothing to worry about.