Parasite (2019) is thriller film gaining global attention for its plot, direction, and overall positive reception.
This award-winning movie directed by Bong Joon Ho just released its original script to the public.
To the surprise of many, a line in the script spoken by one of the main characters, Ki-Woo (Choi Woosik), mentioned a specific celebrity.
This was none other than Jessica Jung, former member of Girls’ Generation.
The lines were as follows:
This is official confirmation that the idol was supposed to be mentioned in the original script.
Ki-Woo remembered Jessica for her luxury brand Blanc & Eclare which she launched in 2014.
He was actually referencing another main character, Jessica or Kijung (Park Sodam) who plays a fake art therapy teacher in the film.
Now netizens are loving the direct mention of the former Girls’ Generation member.
— wendell (@RhodeToLove) January 5, 2020
apparently an earlier draft of the parasite script makes reference to jessica from snsd as inspiration for the pseudonym, lol pic.twitter.com/e5CgLBk8up
— JΔY 🍑 (@loonadays) January 5, 2020
Parasite is a film about greed and class discrimination as explained in the relationship between the wealthy Park family and the poor Kim family.