Fans of actor Steven Yeun are truly enjoying his latest series, Beef. A Netflix original, Beef, shows how an incident of road rage can go on to affect someone drastically. While the series is about much more than just a road rage incident, that is what triggers a chain of events that leads to something much bigger. Yeun’s character, Danny, sings during a church service in the series. Is that really Yeun?
This article won’t spoil anything about the series other than to reveal that, yes, that is Yeun singing in the series. In an interview with Skip Intro, Yeun shares that he enjoyed singing in the series and used to lead praise at church.
Yeun would say that growing up in the Midwest as an immigrant child, the Korean church was a safe place for him. He grew up attending church, and after college, a period where he didn’t go to church, he returned, and it was quite emotional for him.
"I just found myself nearing tears every single time they start singing praise songs. I’m just like, ‘Why am I about to cry? What is happening?"
You can listen to the interview with Skip Intro below.
Steven Yeun in Beef
Beef released its 10 episodes on April 6 and has a 99% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with most reviews raving about Yeun and co-star Ali Wong’s performances. This series is a dark comedy with a heart. It makes the viewer step back and think about events in their own lives that have set off a chain reaction of important life moments that had nothing to do with the initial event.
Showrunner Lee Sung Jin (Silicon Valley and Dave) used his personal experience with road rage to create this fantastic series. Beef is directed by Sung Jin, Hikari, and Jake Schreier, with Sung Jin, Schreier, Yeun, and Wong as executive producers.
Yeun and Wong are joined by Maria Bello, Joseph Lee, Young Mazino, David Choe, Patti Yasutake, Ashley Park, Justin H. Min, Mia Serafino, and Remy Holt, with a guest star appearance from Ione Skye.