Park Seo Joon is one of the top leading actors within the Korean drama and film industry.
He’s most well known for his roles in Fight for My Way (2017), What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim? (2018), Itaewon Class (2020) and more. Last year, it was a welcomed surprise reveal that announced that the actor would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which is the biggest and most successful franchise at the moment.
The UK newspaper, The Guardian recently published an article with Park Seo Joon which focused on the actor broadening his horizons as he embarks on his latest project working on ‘Captain Marvel 2‘. He would be marked as the third South Korean actor to feature in a Marvel film, following Claudia Kim in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ (2015) and Ma Dong Seok in ‘Eternals‘ (2021).
“When I first heard that the Marvel Cinematic Universe wanted to speak with me, I couldn’t believe it. I actually couldn’t believe it,”
A little further into the article, it talks about his schedules in London which you can read more about here. The actor briefly mentions his childhood and discussed in depth about his work in ‘Fight for My Way’ and how working on this drama helped him during the early part of his career. Also, he cites ‘Itaewon Class’ for helping his international fanbase to grow and flourish.
Near the end of the article, the topic of friendship groups was brought up, which delved into his own ‘Wooga Squad’ that comprises of Choi Woo Shik, BTS’ V, actor Park Hyung Sik and artist Peakboy. He spoke quite fondly of them and how they all help each other during challenging times in the quote below.
“Not only do we share the same values, thoughts and perspectives on things but we are in similar industries, and so we are able to share advice. We try to comfort each other as human beings, because what I am going through could be something that the others might go through in the future.”
For the full article with The Guardian, you can check it out here.