From Melissa Hank of O.Canada:
Link: Kim’s Convenience star Paul Sun-Hyung Lee talks Appa’s slow transformation
â€œI always love it when my character suffers because itâ€™s funny and thereâ€™s growth. When you first meet him, heâ€™s kind of stuck in his ways. He says horribly racist and insensitive things, but itâ€™s never done out of a sense of malice. In his world, this is how he sees it. Heâ€™s just ignorant.â€ Continue reading.
From Captain John K. Kirk of Pop Mythology:
Link: Kim’s Convenience returns for Season 3; highlights Toronto culture and diversity
â€œThereâ€™s the family, but thereâ€™s also customers and in Season Two, the Syrian refugee family that weâ€™re able to meet. We get to bring nuances to this show that touch on the real world that other shows donâ€™t get the opportunity to show.â€ Continue reading.
From Charles Trupunski of Brief Take:
Link: Interview: Kim’s Convenience’s Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Simu Liu and Andrew Phung
“Whatâ€™s exciting about Season 3 is that the characters are all really established, so the writers are switching things up, like â€œwhat happens when you put Appa and Jung together, what happens when you put Kimchee and Umma together? What happens when Janet gets anotherÂ roommate? The writing is taking us somewhere a little deeperâ€“in terms of communication, in terms of family, boundaries, and the kinds of power struggles that happen between friends, and also between married couples.” Continue reading.Â
From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:
Link: Kim’s Convenience cast on those evolving family dynamics
“I am hyped that people love it. Iâ€™m hyped that people watch it. Iâ€™m hyped that people talk about it. I cannot wait for them to see this season that Iâ€™m incredibly proud of and find so funny. I canâ€™t wait to do many more seasons, hopefully.” Continue reading.