Jim Sturgess raves about co-star Bae Doo-na

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Jim Sturgess raves about co-star Bae Doo-na


Bae Doo-na(Left)

While at a press conference for their movie “Cloud Atlas” on Dec. 13 at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill, Jim Sturgess raved about his Korean co-star Bae Doo-na.

“I didn’t know who she was at first and so I was a bit nervous about meeting her,” said Sturgess, reminiscing about the time they met for the first time in Berlin.

Despite his misgivings, Sturgess said that Bae won him over with her friendly nature. The Hollywood actor also added that language barrier was a concern for him from the get to.

“I was worried because we play lovers in the film and I wasn’t sure how we’d be able to show chemistry when we couldn’t communicate,” Sturgess said.

Despite the language barrier the actor said that they used other modes of communication to portray the love between the two characters, humor being one of them.

After watching a collection of her work, Sturgess said that Bae was a colorful actor who was able to play a diverse range of roles.

By Carla Sunwoo [carlasunwoo@joongang.co.kr]
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