Acting in The Acolyte, Lee Jung Jae Reveals the Differences between South Korean and Hollywood Productions

Lee Jung Jae The Acolyte

Know Your Idol – In South Korea, actor Lee Jung Jae has appeared in various film and series production titles. Now, Lee Jung Jae has the opportunity to act in the series The Acolyte, part of Star Wars. Lee Jung Jae admitted that he was quite surprised by the difference in the atmosphere of Hollywood and South Korean productions. He said that filming Star Wars used a lot of physical props and settings rather than green screen and blue screen, making it very convincing and realistic.

“One thing that opened my eyes was the scale of quality of Star Wars. The entire event was created physically down to the details and the story. Even the costumes, settings, props were very good and extraordinary talent was behind it. It was a pleasant surprise,” said Lee Jung Jae in a limited virtual interview participated in by recently.

According to Lee Jung Jae, real equipment that can be touched makes it easier for him to act. “As an actor, compared to working with a blue screen, a physically constructed setting makes the actor’s performance more conducive,” said Lee Jung Jae.

In The Acolyte, Lee Jung Jae was trusted by director Leslye Headland FOR4D to play Master Sol. Master Sol is described as a Jedi master with a responsible nature, has strong fighting skills, and is willing to take risks to maintain peace. The Acolyte will air on Disney+ Hotstar starting June 5, 2024 with a total of eight episodes.

The series takes viewers into a galaxy of secrets and dark side forces that emerged in the final days of the High Republic era. Tells the story of a conspiracy between a Padawan and his Jedi Master in investigating mysterious events in a distant galaxy. Also starring Amandla Stenberg, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Charlie Barnett, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Dean-Charles Chapman, Joonas Suotamo, and Carrie-Anne Moss.

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