This is one of her most well-known characters to date. Not only did Goblin make waves in Korea but also internationally.
The drama is about Kim Shin, a general during the Goryeo era, who is accused of treason and executed by a jealous king. Kim Shin is reborn as an immortal Goblin and protector of souls. Kim Go Eun perfectly plays the character of Ji Eun-tak who is a bubbly and optimistic 19 year old destined to be the Goblin’s bride which makes her immune to his powers.
Her portrayal of Ji Eun-tak earned her a second nomination for Best Actress at the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards. The drama won the Grand Prize.
Written by: Kim Eun-sook
Starring: Gong Yoo, Kim Go-eun, Lee Dong-wook, Yoo In Na, Yook Sung-jae
Original release date: December 2, 2016 –January 21, 2017
Kim Go Eun on the scenes she found memorable:
When asked what the most memorable part of the drama was, she chose the scene where the two protagonists reunited in Canada after being apart for nine years.
Explaining how they actually went to Canada to film, Kim Go Eun said, “I remember [the scene] especially because I seriously immersed myself while filming because I felt mentally burdened and worried about that scene. It was a scene that was very burdensome for both protagonists, but I was happy to have felt such emotions.”Kim Go Eun Talks About Most Memorable “Goblin” Scene And How Living In China Has Influenced Her.
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