Watch: Kim Young Dae Answers Questions About His Preferences, “The Penthouse,” and More
Kim Young Dae answered 50 questions in a video interview with The Star!
After making his debut through a special edition of the web drama “Secret Crushes” in 2017, Kim Young Dae quickly rose to fame with his roles in “Extraordinary You,” “I’ll Go to You When the Weather is Nice,” “The Penthouse,” and “Cheat On Me If You Can.” He is currently playing Joo Seok Hoon in “The Penthouse 2.”
The interview begins with basic questions. Kim Young Dae shares that he was born on March 2, 1996, his blood type is O, and he enjoys watching films, playing basketball, and eating delicious food. When asked what he would like to receive on Valentine’s Day, he shares that he would like to receive perfume. Kim Young Dae mentions that he recently got into collecting perfume and artwork. He also reveals his sleeping habit is that he needs a blanket he likes to be able to sleep well.
The actor continues to share that he’s into listening to rock ballads these days because he’s a fan of the singer Jung Hong Il from “Sing Again.” He adds, “‘Sing Again’ contestant No. 29. I looked up all of contestant No. 29’s videos.” As for the animated film he enjoys, Kim Young Dae mentions Pixar’s “Coco.”
Kim Young Dae also shares that he wants to visit the United States because he has never been there before. He comments that he would want to produce content on traveling if he became a YouTuber and that he would like to travel if he received a 30-day vacation. Kim Young Dae explains that he likes to imagine he’s traveling and that he wants teleportation as his super power so that he can travel easily.
When asked what three things he would bring to a deserted island, Kim Young Dae replies, “Water purifier,” but he quickly realizes, “I can’t even plug in a water purifier.” Afterwards, he chooses food, a knife, and fire. Kim Young Dae shares that he was recently most excited when receiving an award, and he felt the happiest when he wrapped up filming well.
Kim Young Dae reveals that he wanted to be a soccer player when he was young. Explaining that he hadn’t studied acting before, Kim Young Dae shares, “At first, I didn’t even know where the camera was. I’ve acted while showing the back of my head.”
On the type of roles he would like to try playing in “The Penthouse,” Kim Young Dae replies he wants to play characters like Logan Lee (Park Eun Suk) and Joo Dan Tae (Uhm Ki Joon) after he gains more experience. Between his twin Joo Seok Kyung (Han Ji Hyun) and Bae Ro Na (Kim Hyun Soo), Kim Young Dae chooses Bae Ro Na from his character’s perspective, explaining that Bae Ro Na changed his character’s life.
Kim Young Dae picks the scenes in which the twins cry after learning of Shim Soo Ryeon’s (Lee Ji Ah‘s) passing as one of the most memorable scenes. He shares, “If I were continuously beaten like Joo Seok Hoon was, I think I would have also been very close with my sibling, so I completely understand him. He and his sister are on the same side, and they only have each other.”
Kim Young Dae adds that he thinks that the drama will have an ending in which the bad characters are punished and the good characters are rewarded. The actor shares that he is close with the cast who play the children of “The Penthouse,” and he thanks viewers for the love he has received. Finally, Kim Young Dae adds that he wants to try playing a bright and reckless character in the future.
Watch the full interview with subtitles here!
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