Yoon Si Yoon, the baker king, changes into the noodle king in China
Yoon Si Yoon, who is famous in China for the drama series Baker King, Kim Tak Goo, visited Beijing to promote a Chinese drama, Happy Noodle. Yoon appeared at a press conference forHappy Noodle, which is to be aired on ZJSTV, with actresses Li Fei Er and Chang Chun Ning in the lead, starting on April 20.
Yoon Si Yoon played the role of a baker in the Baker King, Kim Tak Goo. In this Chinese series he plays Kang Soo Chan, a Korean noodle cook who has come to China in search of his father.
To play this role, he studied how to make noodles and the history and characteristics of Chinese food in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. Looking back on the shooting of the series, Yoon says, “I often enjoyed eating street foods. I had a Lanzhou ramen, which was delicious and had a unique taste. I would go alone, walking with a backpack or taking a cab. I’d like to take my manager there sometime and show him around.”
The production company presented a donation of about 100,000 yuan to the victims of the earthquake that occurred in Ya’an, Sichuan, on the morning of the day of the press conference. Yoon expressed his condolences, saying, “I’m sorry to hear of today’s disaster. I believe the people of China will be able to overcome their sorrow and rebuild.”
Having finished shooting in November 2012, Happy Noodle is to start airing on ZJSTV on April 28.