JYJ’s Yoochun Addresses Kim Soo Hyun Comparisons
JYJ’s Park Yoochun revealed that he’s unfazed by the Kim Soo Hyun comparisons he’s been receiving lately for his royal family role in the upcoming SBS drama “Rooftop Prince.”
On March 5, Yoochun attended the press conference for “Rooftop Prince.” He opened up by saying, “I saw on the web that comparing ‘Rooftop Prince,’ ‘The King 2Hearts,’ and ‘The Equator Man.’ To be honest with you, I don’t really care much about it while filming the drama. Each of the drama has different genres, so I think the fans will like the comic side of ‘Rooftop Prince.’”
He was also asked about being compared to Kim Soo Hyun’s Lee Hwon character in MBC “The Moon That Embraces the Sun.” Yoochun said, “The TV ratings have been high for ‘The Moon That Embraces the Sun.’ I’m jealous of it. But honestly, there’s no pressure. I’m wishing for the drama’s success, but there’s no pressure on me personally.”
SBS drama “Rooftop Prince” is a fantasy romance about a Chosun-era prince time traveling to the future to find his past lover. Starring Yoochun, Han Ji Min, Lee Tae Sung, and Jun Yoo Mi, “Rooftop Prince” will air its first episode on March 14.
Park Yoochun: Envious of “The Moon That Embraces the Sun” Popularity but No Pressure
he lead actor of SBS drama “Rooftop Prince,” Micky Park Yoochun said that he is envious of the high popularity of MBC drama The Moon that Embraces the Sun.
Park Yoochun attended the production press conference for Rooftop Prince held at Jamsil on February 5th, 2012. Park Yoochun is challenging the historical drama genre again after KBS 2TV’s Sungkyunkwan Scandal in 2010. When asked if he would feel pressure due to current popular hit drama “The Moon That Embraces the Sun”, Yoochun said, “Although I am very envious but there is no sense of burden.”
Yoochun said, “In order to produce a better drama, everybody works very hard, I hope everyone’s hard work will get a very good drama in return. Although the ratings of The Moon Embracing the Sun is very high, envious, but in exchange for good work…”