23/10 – [NON-FAN] Let’s talk about the future Chungmuro path of the top drama actors born after 1985 (Part 1)
Very well translated and written….! Cant wait for Part 2…..
English translated & Shared by ParkYoochunSGFC
Reposted by Geministar06
1. The author of this article is a non-Chunsa. She has analysed our YuChun in a subjective point of view.
2. Only YuChun’s part is translated.
The actor, Park YuChun, who I will be discussing below is also an outstanding actor born after 1985. I heard that recently he has decided to act in a highly anticipated movie. I am not sure whether he will be one of the successors of Chungmuro or not.
I usually pay more attention to the Korean movie industry. I totally cannot resist a team consist of Bong Joon Ho, Shim Sung Bo, Hong Kyung Pyo and Kim Yoon Seok. That is why I am very interested in the reason this group of weird ahjussis is wiling to bring along this young lad to join their playground.
Actually it is very hard to step into the small circle of Chungmuro. It is especially hard for a young actor. The big names like Bong Joon Ho, Kim Ji Woon and Park Chan Wook have been using actors who are uglier than them all along in their movies. They are usually extremely jealous of flower boy. They would avoid casting flower boy as much as they could. Of course even if a flower boy has joined their team, he would have to immediately cut of his fringes, put on a beggar costume and darken his skin colour.
After becoming an actor in Korean drama, he was cast as a leading role in his first drama and he gradually climbing up to his way to success. From a drama of being flower boy to a female centered drama to a male centered drama, he has trapped the hearts of millions. His parts in the dramas are becoming more and more important, The allocation of his roles are getting more and more until they even found the best actress of Baek Sang plus Hallyu queen Yoon Eun Hye to be his supporting female role in <Missing You>. All the dramas acted by this actress are female centered but she has lowered down her standard just for him. What’s more interesting is that there are no similarities at all among all the characters he has portrayed before.
And now he has stepped into Chungmuro. His starting point is considered very high with a high budget production movie.
In my mind, I think that Park YuChun is the kind of person who is not bothered by small details but cool and elegant in the inside. During his idol times, according to his popularity, he should have been offered second or third supporting roles in a drama to increase his popularity but he was never tempted, until the role of Garang was introduced.
Of course when he obtained amazing results in the drama industry, movie scripts will be coming in for him. He seemed not tempted either. During the filming of <Punch>, Kim Yoon Seok ahjusshi has planned to bring him in, highly recommending him to act with him but was turned down gracefully by this young lad. Now that <Sea Fog> is at its planning stage, Kim ahjussi finally has his wish fulfilled. He has successfully brought along Park YuChun into Chungmuro.
I have found out some news articles on the casting of <Sea Fog>. From these articles we can know the reason behind the casting of this actor. It will be more convincing if we follow the perspective of these big names of director and actors, how they look upon this actor.
Actually there are 3 main points when evaluating an actor:
1) His reflection on life. After understanding the things the actor has gone through, especially the setbacks in his life, you are able to feel the determination and strength of this person.
2) Pay attention to this person’s acting charms in his own piece of work, whether he is free from various restrictions and able to act sincerely.
3) Read the reviews of the people working around this actor, especially the reviews of those people with big names.
1) Director Bong Joon Ho: I am very anticipating Park YuChun’s character in <Sea Fog>.
2) An interview with Kim Yoon Seok on the 10th October:
You’ll be working with Park YuChun for your next movie ‘Sea Fog’. Is he the first singer turned actor you worked with?
“I was the person who recommended Park Yuchun. That doesn’t mean he was cast on my recommendation. I mentioned him and the director liked him too. I had watched a bit of Yuchun’s dramas. And now that have I met him in person, he turned out to be down-to-earth and easygoing friend. He’s clearly had to overcome a lot of hardships and setbacks among his colleagues up to now. He has different diversity compared to others.”
To be continued…