Lee Jong Suk sat down with Vogue Korea to speak about his most up-to-date initiatives in addition to his life exterior of his busy appearing profession!
He beforehand did an interview with Vogue Korea again in 2013 and has now returned as a seasoned veteran in appearing with many new experiences and tales to share.
Having gained fame for his roles in rom-coms reminiscent of “While You Were Sleeping,” “Romance Is a Bonus Book,” and “Pinocchio,” followers of his work could also be shocked on the change in course his appearing has taken along with his newest initiatives. The drama sequence “Big Mouth,” which concluded just a few weeks in the past, in addition to his upcoming movie “Decibel,” whose release date is but to be decided, are action-packed thrillers, placing a darker twist on the actor’s regular appearing. Lee Jong Suk expressed how he had been desirous to do one thing only a bit totally different, saying, “If the story is fun and it’s a role that I can pull off well, then I do it. ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Decibel’ were both like that.”
“Big Mouth” is the primary undertaking Lee Jong Suk labored on since he accomplished his necessary army service. Luckily, the stress that got here with such an enormous comeback has all however disappeared and been changed by the elation as a result of drama’s huge success.
Lee Jong Suk additionally talked about his varied endeavors exterior of appearing together with his most up-to-date look as a mannequin at Seoul Fashion Week, his work with the well-known poet Na Tae Ju to release a set of poetry after his recitation of the poet’s work “Grass Flower” in one in all his dramas, and his founding of his very personal company.
But one in all Lee Jong Suk’s initiatives that could be the most important shock to those that know him as an actor is his endeavors in espresso brewing. “I’m really not much of a professional,” he admits. “If a friend sends me some blended coffee beans, I pretend I know what ‘acidity’ and ‘body’ are, but really I just like the bitter taste of coffee that has been French roasted.”
Talking about his little hideout of a restaurant, 89Mansion, Lee Jong Suk shared, “I like spaces that are both quiet and pretty, so opening a cafe was a dream I’ve had for a long time. It’s fun to look at interior decorations and furniture, so I had hoped that I could one day have a space to myself to decorate.” He admits that such an endeavor doesn’t precisely lend any assist to his profession as an actor however is nonetheless work that he finds to be fulfilling. The cafe was sadly closed as a result of pandemic, however Lee Jong Suk is hopeful that it may well reopen sometime as soon as once more.
And after all Lee Jong Suk didn’t miss the chance to speak about his followers and their never-ending assist for each one in all his initiatives. He talked in regards to the superb expertise he had a latest fan assembly, expressing his awe at seeing followers spanning all the best way from their 20s to their 60s and from all totally different locations of the world popping out to point out their love and assist. “I’m a human with low self-confidence, but I feel recharged after doing a fan meeting. Throughout our lives, there are times when we feel small. But if I meet with my fans, I begin to think, ‘Ah, I am a useful person,’ and am encouraged. It’s something very meaningful to me.”
Wrapping up the interview, Lee Jong Suk talked a bit about his future plans in addition to simply his on a regular basis life, presenting himself as a really laid-back and relaxed particular person who is ready to benefit from the easy issues in life.
When requested about what he spends his hard-earned cash on, he answered actually, “Interior decorations? It’s nothing extravagant, but recently I bought a holder for a scented candle and a handheld vacuum cleaner. And really delicious sweet potatoes!”
In regards to what his upcoming plans are, Lee Jong Suk admitted that he can be fairly busy with work for “Decibel,” ending up filming after which inevitably getting into into the busiest interval of promotional occasions that can come together with the movie’s release. “For the time being, I’ll just rest,” he stated. “I plan to just breathe slowly while I try to make more specific plans.”
Finally, the interviewer introduced up one thing Lee Jong Suk had stated all these years in the past throughout his previous interview with Vogue Korea, reminding him of a time when he had stated he wished to go on to turn out to be an actor who earned plenty of cash and who would work tirelessly to seem in all kinds of works and keep recognition within the public eye.
“That’s right. There were many different meanings that went into those words,” Lee Jong Suk agreed. “Right now, rather than having some sort of goal, I want to become a person who is a bit more relaxed. I just hope that I can be content and feel at peace every single day. Then I’ll be able to better focus on my life.”
The full interview and photograph shoot can be found within the October 2022 concern of Vogue Korea.
Watch Lee Jong Suk in “While You Were Sleeping” right here:
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