Returning for its second season, the hit TV drama The Walking Dead, based on Robert Kirkman’s popular comic book series, is set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by zombies. A small group of survivors, including Glenn, played by Korean American actor Steven Yeun (The Big Bang Theory), must fight for survival. Here, we pick Yeun’s brain.
If I were a zombie: I’d go to the nearest steakhouse and pick out a person who had just eaten a nice filet or T-bone. That’d be like eating a steak wrapped in bacon, but human-sized.
In Glenn’s zombie survival pack: Spam, candy and a bunch of hats.
Monster I want to be: I’d love to turn into a Gila monster. All they do is eat, sleep and sunbathe. Sign me up.
— Han Cho
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Let’s face it; since WongFu came out with “Yellow Fever,” it appears to be a known assumption that Asian males just don’t get the girl, whether it be the cutely exotic Asian or the hot White chick.
Especially on prime time television, we rarely see an interracial relationship of an Asian male and Caucasian female.
However, on the November 6 episode of Walking Dead, Steven Yeun gave Prime Time a pill to prevent Yellow Fever from spreading any further. Yeun’s stereotype breaking character, Glenn, hooked up with Maggie, the attractive white female that Glenn has been lusting after. According to an interview on AMC, this wasn’t his first on-scene love-scene, but won’t mind if viewers count it as his first one. Check below for video:
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AMC’s hit series The Walking Dead may have dropped its old writers and picked up a new season, but until filming starts, Korea-born, Detroit native Steven Yeun fills us in on his college days, typical ways, and inspirations as well as fears. Oh, and he also discusses his character Glenn’s unknown fate in the upcoming 13 episodes. Who knows if the original series will follow suit with the original comic book series that it’s based on, but one thing we do know — you can get a copy of The Walking Dead Season 1 DVD, out today.