Actor Daniel Dae Kim appeared on the TV show, Korea Today, which airs on Airirang. He says the most important color in Hollywood is green. Anyone that can bring audience into the box office will get roles. He noted that his current role on Hawaii Five’O is not Korean and called that a step forward from the stereotypical parts given to most Asian American actors.
Kim recalled how he got his recurring role on Lost and then almost immediately, Hawaii Five’O when Lost went off the air. In all he’s been shooting in Hawaii for 8 straight years. He worked on Lost for six years and Hawaii Five’O is in its second season. Kim also offered advice to aspiring actors. You can catch the whole interview on Korea Today.