Child Actor From ‘Parasite’ Has the Most Wholesome Reaction to Watching Best Picture Win on TV


Jung Hyeon-jun’s reaction after the 92nd annual Academy Awards announced the winner for Best Picture is melting the hearts of many social media users.

The 10-year-old actor, who played Park Da-song in “Parasite,” was at home when the Academy Awards announced that the film won for Best Picture, according to Huffington Post. He was reportedly too young to go to the Oscars and to witness the historic moment.

In the clip, Jung can be seen overwhelmed with emotion, jumping and screaming after the film took home the Best Picture award.

“I thought it would be awesome to get it, and we actually won the award!” Jung told Associated Press. “So I am wondering if I am in heaven. I think I was born to receive an Oscar.”

Jung has appeared in several other South Korean TV shows, including “You Are Too Much,” Through the Waves,” and “Vagabond,” before making his first feature film appearance in “Parasite.”

Feature Image Screenshot via @APEntertainment

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