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Jean Yun shares his experience of starring in Kim’s Convenience.



Jean Yoon with Kim's Convenience co-stars Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and Andrew Phung at the 201<div class="e3lan e3lan-in-post1"></div>9 Toronto International Film Festival in 2019.

Jean Yun and Kim’s Comfort Co-stars Paul Sun-Hyung Lee and Andrew Phung at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival in 2019.
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Chinese actress Yun shares her “difficult” and “painful” experience sitting in Canada.with Kim’s Comfort, protect Simu Liu’s statement joins the show following The Globe’s An article about the end of the show

Yoon wrongto on twitter In response to Doyle: “Dear Sir, as a Canadian woman of Asian descent Korean-Canadian women are more experienced and knowledgeable about my character’s world. the absence of asian women Especially Korean writers in Kims writer’s room made my life very difficult & painful experience working on the show.”

Yoon is known for her role as Umma in the series, with Simu Liu playing her son Jung. The series is about the Korean-Canadian Kim family. and their adventures running a convenience store.

her per in Liu’s defense “Attack my teammates. @Simu LiuIn defense of my fellow Korean artists, Ins Choi is useless and not deserved. Mr. Choi wrote the play, I was with him. He made the TV show, but his co-creator Kevin White was an actor. and clearly set the parameters.”

Simu Liu reply Yoon’s tweet said he thought Doyle was “blocked. [him] so [he] will not be able to respond to the story

Yun continued In a thread to tweet to discuss specific issues with the scene. “Overtly racist” and “culturally inaccurate” in season 5 where team members fight for it. remove. She also revealed that if you don’t say anythingThe Korean food presented in the series is probably invalid, write, “In doesn’t know how to cook or cook. No one in the writer’s room is Korean. And they don’t have any Korean cultural resources in the writer’s room.” end her thread In reference to the final scene in the series:

“In the final scene of the bedroom in S5, Mrs. Kim wept because she believed that God had abandoned her. The more you pray for something It’s going to get even worse. That’s what I feel, love dies. 사랑 없으면 소용이 없고 아무것 도 안입니다.”

Shortly after Yun’s tweet, at Kim’s Comfort tweetter account shared a Facebook post. from co-producer Anita Kapila, which she praises. The BIPOC and Kapila female writers are of South Asian descent. And none of the writers highlighted that they were of Korean descent. This does not point to a reduction in the role of these writers in the series. But to say that the answer does not address Yoon’s problem caused by the lack of Korean writers in the show about Korean families, also, to treat Asian culture as monolithic in any context is not appropriate, but particularly. Especially when the series tries to highlight the story of a specific Asian culture. It was unclear whether Kapila’s remarks responded to Yoon and Liu’s remarks.

on March 8 Producer announced that the fifth season will be the last season Kim’s Comfortas the co-creatorrs Ins Choi and Kevin White continue their work. Other projects Liu Share long Facebook posts June 2 Date fifth The season aired on Netflix detailing his experience and why the show ended. to discuss the lack of wages and adequate crew support

“Our producers are white people. And we are Canadian actors in Asia with a wealth of experience to draw on and offer to writers,” Liu wrote. “I can appreciate that the show continues to be popular and that so many people enjoy… But I remain focused on the opportunity to showcase an Asian character with real depth and the ability to grow and develop.”

These messages came shortly after the announcement of spin-off series It focuses on the white character Shannon, played by Nicole Power, which Liu addressed in his statement.

“The show’s producers are spinning a new program based on the Shannon character. It was difficult for me,” Liu said. “I love and are proud of Nicole. And I want the show to be successful for her… But I’m still dissatisfied with the whole situation where one non-Asian character gets her own show. And it’s not like they’ll ask again. But I will adamantly refuse to perform my role in any position.”




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