Exclusive Interview with Justin Chon!
1-Your father is a Actor. Was it hard for you growing up in a world where "cinema live style" was always present?
not really, by the time I was born he had already stopped acting. But we did have a very artistic upbringing.
2-Did that condition help you to become an actor? If so, in what way ?
It helped in that I was always interested in the performing arts. I think it made it more acceptable to pursue this type of occupation.
3-Why did you go to the audition?
I went to the audition because i had heard about the books and also I needed a new job.
4-Can you tell us anything about this process?
Well, my audition went a few times and we had some chemistry reads where they matched us up with different actors to see how well we meshed together.
5-Have you met Stephenie Meyer? Did Stephenie give you some help with what she wanted to see in Eric?
I have met stephanie, however when we met we didnt discuss to much about eric.
6-What is your opinion about Bella? Do you think that she made the right choise by falling in love with a vampire?
I think Bella is a very intrigueing character. I do think she made the right decision by falling in love with a vampire, but I do think she could have been happier with eric. Just kidding
7-If you had to do some type of advertising for your character, what would you say?
I'm just a fun loving guy who wants to fit in and be apart of the group.
8-If you had the chance to choose another character which one would you choose? Why?
I think I would choose emmett....hes a bad asss fighter
9-What is your funniest memory of the set?
The funniest memory on set was when I nwould mess with mike during filming and try and throw him some things he wasnt expecting during a take.
10-What is your opinion about the cast? Which one releats more to there character?
I love the cast. I would say the us humans are pretty relatable to our characters because were actually humans....suprise!!
11-Do you keep in touch with other members of the cast?
Yes, I do keep in touch with the other cast members.
12-Music is always present in your life. Would you like to play a musician, and if so,which one and why?
haha...well there are some limitations to that because i am asian. But if I could play any musician I wanted I would love to play jeff buckley.
13-What is your favorite take of the film? Why?
My favorite take in the film was when we were inside the caffeteria because it wasnt raining inside.
14-If the books "New Moon" and "Eclipse" became a film, would you like to be a part of the cast again?
Yes, I would love to be apart of the other films.
15-Do you have any future project?
Yes, I'm going to be doing a small independent project with a bunch of korean actors after this. I also have a movie called crossing over coming out in august so I hope you guys go watch it.
16-How do you define yourself?
I would say I'm a pretty layed back chill type of guy.
17-How do you feel about being a part of this huge thing that Twilight became?
I'm very honored and hope i;ve done a good enough job.
18-Have you ever been in Portugal, or ever been curious in visiting our country?
Yes, I would love to go to portugal and actually am planning to visit next year.
19-What would you like to say to all the fans that wait impatiently for the movie to be release?
I would say thanks for the support and make sure to watch crossing over....haha
Thanks Justin for being so kind with us and given your free time. We really think your performance as Eric will be GREAT!!!
All the best
Patricia & Marta