Kim Soo Hyun sits down with “People” magazine

Kim Soo Hyun drew the attention of People Magazine as he was announced to be one of the guests to attend KCON LA 2015.

The short interview was enough for old and new fans to learn more about the actor’s personal life and reasons for acting.

Due to Kim Soo Hyun’s high demand and busy schedule in Korea, he shared, “I haven’t had many chances to meet American fans in person,” and, “I’m so happy and excited to see them at KCON 2015.”

During the interview, Kim Soo Hyun revealed that he was shy growing up which is the reason why he considered becoming an actor. As a shy child, Kim Soo Hyun said, “My mom recommended acting [classes] to me. Acting in a play, I felt like a different person.” The “ecstatic” rush Kim Soo Hyun felt from the audiences’ applause confirmed his feelings and he said, “I knew I wanted to be an actor.”

Kim Soo Hyun shared that he likes to stay active or practice his acting when he has a free day in his schedule. He claimed, “I usually play sports like bowling and badminton with my friends.” He goes on to say that “Having a relaxing time with my favorite people is the best day off.” Regarding his acting skills, Kim Soo Hyun humbly stated, “To be honest, I still have a lot to learn as an actor … I feel excited when I’m acting and want to go far as an actor.”

In another portion of the interview, Kim Soo Hyun mentioned American actors he would like to work with and admired. If he had to choose a co-star, Kim Soo Hyun said, “I’ve wanted to work with Gwyneth Paltrow for a long time … She is very talented and attractive!” And after watching Django Unchained, Kim Soo Hyun was drawn to Christoph Waltz. Kim Soo Hyun described Christoph Waltz’s acting in the movie as, “humming a melody the entire movie,” and “After I saw the movie, I’ve wanted to act like him.”

Netizens familiar and unfamiliar with Kim Soo Hyun left positive comments regarding his acting skills and good looks, while some netizens left negative comments solely based on his appearance.

Source: People Magazine

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