Yunjin Kim is opening up concerning a role that just had not been indicated to be for her.
The starlet, 48, opened to Entertainment Weekly concerning pursuing a primary role in one more ABC show around the very same time a personality was developed for her on Lost
Click inside to review what Yunjin shared …
Turns out, Yunjin virtually played Izzie Stevens on Grey’s Anatomy!
While she was beginning her performing occupation in America, transitioning from Korea, she had a holding deal with ABC, which implied that she was just able to audition for shows on that particular network.
” They in fact paid me to bring me out in L.A. to linger and tryout for their shows; it was such a wonderful bargain,” she shared. “ Lost was one of my initial tryouts, however Grey’s Anatomy was my[actual] I did not audition for Sandra Oh’s personality [Cristina Yang], it was for Izzie. And I got a callback.”
All at the very same time, she was likewise up for the role of Kate in Lost, all while still holding out hope for Grey’s
” My personality was created after my tryout; Sun ended up being Sun after my tryout,” Yunjin went on. “They [the casting department] resembled, ‘You’re so great yet you’re wrong for Kate.’ I believed, ‘Great, I had a wonderful tryout with J.J. Abrams, I’m delighted with that said,’ and sort of shut the phase on that particular. I got a call a couple hrs later on from my representative, and they were extremely thrilled. They’re like, ‘They’re mosting likely to create a role for you.’ I had a call with J.J. for around 40 mins [after that].”
She had every objective of returning for the callback for Grey’s, also.
” When this entire point went down with Lost as for J.J. is mosting likely to create me a role and just how incredible that was, that day or the following day, I had a callback,” she remembered. “And I resembled, ‘I’m mosting likely to go and do this callback.’ My representatives resembled, ‘Why? You got cast on an outstanding show. You must evacuate and search for a location in Hawaii.’ I resembled, ‘I do not know, I may such as Grey’s Anatomy more.'” She giggles prior to proceeding, “I really did not wish to place all my eggs in one basket. Suppose this befalls, you know? I had no warranty.”
Yunjin really did not wind up going, and played Sun on Lost for 6 seasons. Izzie was played by Katherine Heigl
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