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  • Dylan Tang

Edward Chen, The Night Is Still Young/ 陳昊森 這夜晚還算年輕


During the day, as the sun shines, we all feel expectations for a bright future. At night, we sometimes experience emotions that are contrary to so-called "normal daily life”, because we are bathed in moonlight. Like listening to a good song, uncontrollable emotions overflow into our heads or even pacify our restless spirit in the dead of night. Edward Chen is an actor standing at the crossroads of life. No matter which direction he heads, his mystical vibes are always so intense, and it gives us the feeling that his work will endure.

"I like acting because I know that being a professional actor is what I genuinely love. So the most important thing is how to learn from it and enjoy it while portraying the character. There must be either good or bad in the process, but what I learned from it is more important.’’ -Edward Chen

Severe Challenges After Being Popular

The social phenomenon that Edward Chen caused this year is reminiscent of the child stars of The Mickey Mouse Club; like them, he could finally become an international superstar. A superstar’s fame is fleeting but a madman’s reputation can live forever, because of the wisdom in their mind.

"The most difficult part of acting for me is how to reflect myself in each performance, because you are helping your character live their lives. So, reflecting myself in the character is the most difficult thing for me." When I asked Edward about his performance, his interpretation was concise and intriguing.

Insecurity in Security

Talking about performance with Edward is like listening to a song and always getting a surprise at some chord. However, the next performance after becoming famous is everyone's standard for judging whether an actor can still stand firm. For Edward, such insecurities may be the key to his breakthrough after stepping out of his comfort zone. "When playing other characters in the future, I hope that when I find my comfort zone, I can find more insecurities. Because then I have the opportun