Forward of the discharge of his movie “#ALIVE,” Yoo Ah In sat down for an interview to debate the film, his profession, working with Park Shin Hye, and extra.
“#ALIVE” is a zombie “survival thriller” concerning the sudden outbreak of a mysterious sickness that causes these contaminated to assault others. Because the illness quickly spreads all through Seoul and grows uncontrolled, survivors are trapped alone inside their flats with out entry to mobile information, Wi-Fi, texting, or telephone calls. Yoo Ah In and Park Shin Hye star within the movie as Joon Woo and Yoo Bin, two survivors remoted in the midst of a now-dangerous metropolis.
In his interview on June 17, Yoo Ah In expressed his confidence within the movie, sharing, “Because it’s my work, I’m truthfully nervous and uncertain, however I do suppose it’s a hit that folks have stated, ‘It’s not boring.’ I feel it reveals that motion pictures can be enjoyable even if you happen to don’t spend tons of cash.”
Laughing, he continued, “I did obtain quite a bit for my look although. Nonetheless, there have been many situations the place tasks with larger budgets did worse.”
“#ALIVE” is Yoo Ah In’s first mission of such a style, which is significantly shocking given his lengthy profession. He claimed that it was on account of his choice for critical genres, explaining, “For no explicit purpose, I actually appreciated issues that had been deep. Though I really feel the identical means now, it’s not the whole lot anymore.”
He added, “Once I was a younger actor, I had the need to indicate issues that weren’t typical of younger actors. I wished to attempt issues that had been troublesome to see from actors of their teenagers and twenties. Now I’m extra comfy.”
Similar to how he has branched out when selecting his performing tasks, Yoo Ah In additionally shared that he had personally recommended his upcoming look on “House Alone” (“I Reside Alone”), with hopes to take part in a greater variety of actions.
He shared, “I don’t really feel as cautious about issues I was cautious of, and I wish to attempt a extra various vary of actions. As a boy transferring upwards from Daegu to Seoul, I’ve achieved virtually all of my easy and materialistic objectives. Though I stated that they had been easy and materialistic, I surprisingly really feel that I’ve achieved the whole lot I may contemplate a objective. To be trustworthy, I assume you may say I’ve misplaced the enjoyable. I took lots of time to consider what sort of objective I wanted to stay my life as a human being.”
Relating to his “#ALIVE” co-star Park Shin Hye, Yoo Ah In commented, “Probably the most enjoyable and shocking second on set was after I would strongly put forth my opinion and advocate for it, however Park Shin Hye wouldn’t be swayed. She would strongly suggest the alternative opinion and would powerfully assert her aspect to set up her performing and her character.”
The actor added, “That’s how she would lead. It wasn’t an issue of who gained or misplaced, however we had been the identical in not being simply influenced to vary our opinions, which I discovered very refreshing.”
Yoo Ah In continued together with his reward for Park Shin Hye, saying, “In comparison with when she was in her teenagers, she’s changed into a formidable actress who has found shield herself and current herself and her id on set. I don’t simply give it some thought after which cease, I really surprise how a lot time she’s needed to take to turn out to be the actress she is at this time.”
Yoo Ah In additionally mentioned Kang Dong Gained‘s upcoming zombie movie “Peninsula,” the sequel to “Practice to Busan.” He jokingly commented, “I predict that ‘#ALIVE’ will maintain a monopoly for a few month after [its release], so I’m not very frightened.”
He carried on, saying, “It’s simple to name it a monopoly, however we’re in a state of affairs the place it’s onerous to amass a launch date in Korea. Inside this case, our movie will likely be one of many first to launch, so I hope each [‘#ALIVE’ and ‘Peninsula’] survive. Though they’re related in style, I feel they’ll be fully completely different motion pictures. Since they’re movies with very completely different elements, I imagine folks will be capable of expertise enjoyable in several methods. From my perspective, the viewers’s opinion is essential. It’s good for them to get pleasure from it in a wide range of methods.”
“#ALIVE” releases in theaters throughout Korea on June 24.
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