Park Seo-Joon, a well-known South Korean actor, has finally spoken about his foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain Marvel 2: The Marvels. In an interview with The Guardian, the actor said he “couldn’t believe” someone from the MCU had approached him about a job. His anxious giggles showed he was also attempting to dodge Marvel-related trick questions. Excellent ENT confirmed rumors of the Itaewon Class actor joining the cast only in September last year, after rumors of his involvement had circulated since July. For years, the actor has been Korea’s heartthrob, and he is now the third South Korean actor to join the MCU, after Claudia Kim and Ma Dong-Seok.
Marvel and Park Seo-Joon? The actor discusses receiving a call from the comic giant.
Park Seo-entrance Joon’s into Hollywood with an MCU film rocked the K-drama industry and fans. After months of silence, the actor seems ready to answer and evade specific Marvel-related queries. In a recent interview, the 33-year-old actor expressed his surprise at getting a phone call from the MCU team. Even though he was merely talking about the conversation, he was cautious not to reveal any specifics about the project, which made him uneasy, according to The Guardian.
“I couldn’t believe it when I initially heard that the Marvel Cinematic Universe wanted to meet with me. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. I’m simply trying to be cautious when it comes to Marvel-related inquiries [laughs nervously].”
The Fight For My Way actor discussed shooting anxieties on a foreign set and how the crew made him feel at ease.
“I’m not afraid of obstacles, but whether I’m shooting in South Korea or overseas, everything is a challenge for me.” So I did have some jitters at first. But everyone was so kind and helpful that I was able to settle in fast.”
The actor allegedly came to London in September last year to shoot The Marvels. His Instagram photographs proved this. Park Seo-Joon even addressed the unexpected, fantastic boost South Korean material has received (and continues to get) abroad. He said he is “happy” to have contributed to the Hallyu wave, stating that he “got to make a lot of worldwide admirers” with Netflix’s Itaewon Class, which debuted in early 2020, the year the world began paying attention to K-dramas. Park Seo-Joon will co-star in the film with Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, and Zawe Ashton, who might portray the antagonist. Details about the Itaewon Class actor’s role are unknown, but admirers throughout the globe hope he is not only a token representation. Captain Marvel 2: The Marvels is set to be released on February 17, 2023.