Gone are the days where K-dramas were limited to nothing but romantic comedies. The Korean entertainment landscape now offers much more diverse fare. In particular, it seems that K-dramas have begun to explore darker and grittier storylines to hook a wider audience . Netflix’s new Remarriage and Desires is such a show, sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Coming out on July 15, it centres on Rex, a matchmaking agency serving ambitious clients angling to marry rich and rise to the highest echelons of Korean society. The drama boasts an all-star cast including Kim Hee-sun , Jung Yoo-jin, Park Hoon and Cha Ji-yeon. Joining them is Jung Eugene, who plays Jin Yoo-hee, an ambitious lawyer at a top law firm. Observant fans may be familiar with Jung Eugene, who’s best known for playing supporting female roles in popular K-dramas. So who is she, and will we see a different side of her in Remarriage and Desires ? Meet Cha Eun-woo, the Astro and True Beauty star about to conquer Hollywood She’s a model-turned-actress Before dipping her toe into acting, Jung was a model in her teens and has walked the runways for Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Chanel and DKNY. She debuted under YG KPlus, the model management arm of YG Entertainment , and had her first foray into acting in Heard It Through The Grapevine . Lee Sung-kyung, Nam Joo-hyuk , Jang Ki-yong and Stephanie Lee also debuted under YG KPlus. She’s acted twice with Lee Jong-suk and Jung Hae-in Jung’s acting was well-received when she started out, something that helped her land more roles in the following years. Fans also took notice of the fact that she has already appeared twice alongside Lee Jong-suk – in Romance is a Bonus Book and W – and also twice with Jung Hae-in, in Something in the Rain and Snowdrop . 7 K-drama stars who recently became mums, from Kang So-ra to Sung Yuri The skill that gets her cast in professional roles In 2019, Jung appeared as a guest on the talk show Happy Together . Host Yoo Jae-suk noted that Jung typically plays characters that have specialised jobs: a secretary, stage designer, a book editor. Jung then revealed why she thinks she gets cast in such roles. “The directors have been telling me that I have good pronunciation, and it’s why they are fond of me,” she said. The hosts commented that with Jung’s pronunciation, she could also play a news anchor or a weather presenter. So, she spontaneously delivered a mock news report and special weather forecast on the show, much to the hosts’ delight. She can pull off the part of a villain Jung plays a ruthless lawyer in Remarriage and Desires , a far cry from her previous roles. Describing her character, she said: “She will do anything to reach the top class. She’s a character who will coldly move forward in order to raise her status.” King Jung-min, the show’s director, remarked that the production required an actress who could be charmingly stylish even while playing a villain, and said she immediately thought of Jung, reported Soompi. Is Kim Sae-ron cancelled? 5 scandals the K-drama child star faces She’s a homebody In a 2018 interview with Showbiz Korea , Jung admitted that she’s a homebody at heart. The actress explained that she used to prefer staying home due to her job, but these days she’s happy to venture out for dinners with her friends too. “I began my modelling career when I was young. My house was far away so I often had to go home early,” she said. In her spare time, she watches films and invites close friends to eat with her. She loves Japanese cuisine, and has said she’s good at cooking cold buckwheat noodles and hotpot dishes. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .