Actress Lee Shi Young talked about how she prepared for her role in the upcoming horror movie The Webtoon. Her secret to playing her character in this serial killer horror film? By starving herself. At the movie’s preview conference, Lee said “This character was very tricky for me … when I gain weight, it goes to my face a lot. To play this sharp character well, I had to stay thin by not eating.”

She also said, “The director has a sensitive and feminine side to him … it was comforting to know that … I got to talk with him a lot about the details.”

The Webtoon is a horror story about a webtoon artist whose webtoon matches serial murder scenes. Lee Shi Young will be co-starring with Uhm Ki Joon who plays a detective in the movie. It will hit theaters on June 27th in Korea.