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Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun has been revealed to be one of the leads of the first Korean Gone With the Wind musical.
The 23-year-old will play the role of Scarlett O’Hara. She gushed, “I really love musicals so I watched the original movie repeatedly; constantly preparing for (the audition) because I really wanted the role.”
Seohyun shared, “Scarlett O’Hara is a fascinating character (…) and I feel that I will be able to grow from playing this character. I didn’t want to miss this golden opportunity to show a different side of me.”
She confirmed that her fellow members know of the good news and expressed, “They congratulated me sincerely and said I really fit the role well. I was able to prepare for this positively and confidently because (they) said such words to me.”
Other members of the cast include Bada, Kim Beom Rae, Jeong Yeong Ju, Park Jun Myeon, Michael Lee and Kim Bo Kyung.
Gone With the Wind will open at the Seoul Arts Center on January 9, 2015.