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Cho Yeo Jeong Challenges Upper Class Single Mother In iQiyi’s New Series “High Class”

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High Class director Choi Byeong-gil, and cast members, Cho Yeo Jeong, Kim Ji Soo, Ha Jun, Park Se Jin, and Gong Hyun Joo, attended the recently concluded press event.

iQiyi’s suspense thriller High Class describes perfect lives among women in the top 0.1% social strata, and hidden lies and hypocrisies. A lawyer mom (played by Cho Yeo-jeong) enrolls her son to an international school.

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In High Class, Cho plays an all-winning lawyer and an upper-class single mom Song Yeo-ul. She enrolls her son in an international school. She had a neat and tidy short haircut for the series.

“When I was troubled about how to present the character,” Cho said, “stylists suggested a haircut. The image of Song Yeo-ul immediately popped out into my mind. I have been thinking about getting haircuts for a role, so I really enjoy the new look.”

Kim Ji-soo plays Nam Ji-seon, the real power behind the international school. She competes with and confronts Cho Yeo-jeong all the time. Kim described her role “as a villain. She seems to own everything but is hollow and empty inside. She was very excited and happy about finally working with Cho.

Cho Yeo Jeong also recalled confrontation scenes with Kim. “We didn’t need to discuss much beforehand,” said Cho. “She knew how to lead the process and deliver a great argument scene.”

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Meanwhile, Park Se-jin plays Hwang Na-yoon, the J&Y gallery representative and a young mom. When asked about her preparations to portray a mother figure, the 25-year-old Park responded, “It was exciting initially to receive the script, but I was anxious about how to express motherly love on camera.”

She reveals reaching out to her mom for help and explained the character to her. “I’ve never talked about scripts with my family. However, I ask mom a lot of questions to know more about Na-yoon’s character.”

High Class will air on iQiyi app and iQ.com from September 7th, new episodes of the series will be available 12:00 noon every Tuesday and Wednesday.

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