Later this month, Jinyoung will play his first lead movie function in “Christmas Carol,” an motion thriller film following the story of twins Wol Woo and Il Woo, each of whom Jinyoung performs. After Wol Woo’s dying, Il Woo enters a juvenile detention heart by way of his personal volition with the intention to precise revenge. There, he winds up in a brutal confrontation with a juvenile gang.
Ahead of the movie’s December 7 premiere, Jinyoung shared with Sports DongA, “I’ve a thirst to showcase a brand new picture. While watching the film I felt proud as I assumed, ‘New acting is possible for me too.” Comparing this film to his bright role in “Yumi’s Cells 2” this previous summer time, Jinyoung commented, “It’s good luck to have been able to show two completely different images in one year.”
As the character Wol Woo has a bodily incapacity, Jinyoung defined that he didn’t need to act whereas making an attempt to mimic, which led him to deal with the character’s ache moderately than his look. Prior to filming, Jinyoung met with reporters with developmental disabilities from Human Aid Post, whose recommendation helped him draw out his character extra deeply. Jinyoung additionally lately made a donation of fifty million received (roughly $38,400) to ChildFund Korea’s One Love Village, a facility for kids with extreme disabilities. With his donation, Jinyoung commented, “This [donation] came to be out of my desire to repay the [Human Aid Post] reporters who shared honest stories.”
For the movie, Jinyoung minimize his hair very quick, prompting individuals to ask whether or not he was making ready to enlist. Although Jinyoung is set to enlist in 2023, he shared that he wasn’t going but and shared, “Ahead of my enlistment, I feel restless, but it’s a place all men have to go to so I’m trying to put my mind at ease.” Jinyoung added with fun, “But of course, I may shed a tear at home without anyone knowing.”
When requested if he’s courting, Jinyoung responded, “I do have to date but I really have no time.” He then made everybody snort as he shared, “Also, since I have to enlist soon, why do it?” He defined, “The idea of having someone come see you and forming a relationship with a certain title is too much pressure.” However, along with his head bowed, Jinyoung continued whereas laughing, “I’ll try [dating] after I’m discharged. Since I’ll be in my thirties then, I’m sure my fans will understand. I’m sorry Ahgase [short for GOT7’s fan club IGOT7].”
After debuting with GOT7 in 2014 and leaving their company JYP Entertainment in January 2021, Jinyoung has been specializing in his appearing profession after signing with BH Entertainment. Despite his present focus, Jinyoung emphasised that his roots had been nonetheless being a singer. He commented, “I still feel happier when I hear compliments like ‘You’re good at music’ and ‘You’re quite good at dancing,’ rather than praise that I’m good at acting. I don’t ever have plans to give up on my music promotions.”
When requested how GOT7 remains to be capable of promote collectively regardless of being signed to completely different businesses, Jinyoung answered whereas laughing, “Because we are genuinely close. Everyone’s busy so we can’t meet often but we contact each other all the time. My members even said that they were going to go watch my new movie together. I told them ‘Don’t just use your words and send pictures of your movie ticket.’” He added that they’ve talked about GOT7’s future group promotions as a result of followers are nonetheless displaying them a lot love, however that the timing has but to be organized.
In an interview with Hankook Ilbo, Jinyoung teased his previously confirmed solo album, sharing, “I’ve finished recording my solo album and am deciding the timing [of the release]. It will become an album where I do both what I’ve been doing, and what I’ve wanted to do.”
Last month, Jinyoung made an impactful cameo in JTBC’s “Reborn Rich” as Song Joong Ki’s co-worker Shin Kyung Min. Despite his restricted display screen time, Jinyoung’s character performed an essential function and left an enduring impression on viewers.
He commented to MyEach day, “We didn’t have any prior connection, so I was thankful that they gave me the opportunity for a special appearance. The character was so fun. Although my appearance was limited to a few episodes, it was a character who concluded Episode 1, so I didn’t want to take it lightly. I thought a lot about building the character. At the beginning, I wanted assistant manager Shin Kyung Min to be expressed as someone who adapts to and sways well with his environment, rather than as a bad person.”
Jinyoung continued, “That’s why in the drama, I tried to approach Song Joong Ki in a more burdensome and over-the-top manner. That way, I thought I’d also be convinced of the eventual twist, so I tried to carry that kind of tension at the start.” Thanking the solid and crew of “Reborn Rich,” Jinyoung shared, “Thanks to them, I was able to go to Turkey. All the producing directors and senior actors, including Song Joong Ki, treated me so well.”
Jinyoung’s upcoming movie “Christmas Carol” hits theaters on December 7.
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