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Outfitted: Harry Shum Jr.

Maxim.com   |   Written by Sean Abrams

He can dance, act, sing, and is slowly taking Hollywood by storm.

For Harry Shum Jr., a path in the entertainment industry meant finally overcoming his social inadequacies. As a shy kid, the Costa Rica native used opportunities in drama classes he took growing up to unleash a part of him that he never knew existed.

“I guess you could call it an avenue to meet friends,” he told Maxim. “We did a ’50s musical once and were required to learn how to swing dance. I was stiff as a board learning it but knew it was something I wanted to pursue. Also, it’s easier to dance my way into a girl’s heart.”

After relocating to the California hills, Harry soon landed his first job as a music video freestyle dancer for twin male artists, Back II Back. And while you may recognize the extremely talented dancer/choreographer from films like Stomp the Yard and the Step Up franchise, it was an opportunity on Fox’s hit series Glee that provided him with the opportunity to showcase way more than his dance ability.

“At that point [of being cast], I had been dancing professionally for many years and realized that I wanted to express myself in different forms,” he told Maxim. “We really did everything on that show and considered it a boot camp of sorts for what was to come.”

Now, his latest role has transported him into the fantasy realm with Freeform’s novel-inspired series, Shadowhunters. Though failing to find a real life magical creature to feed him some inspiration, the 33-year old read up on the history of his warlock character, Magnus Bane, in order to be up-to-speed while still giving it a little Shum Jr. flare.

“He’s an immortal half demon/half human, and can conjure up bad-ass magic with a snap of his fingers,” he said of his Shadowhunters character. “What I really love about him is how his integrity has stayed intact for centuries. He has the power to be careless since he is immortal but chooses compassion over others while still maintaining his dark side.”

Harry has plenty more opportunities to show that dark side, as Shadowhunters was recently picked up for a second season. Start catching up right now.

The Shadowhunters star spoke with Maxim about his favorite item of clothing, going on a first date, and what’s next.

What’s your favorite curse word to use?
Fuck. So many different emotions behind it but it expels a hint of euphoria every time the word leaves your mouth.

Do you have a favorite item of clothing that you wear often?
A v-neck t-shirt. First time I put one on, it made me realize that I needed to start working out. And I haven’t stopped since.

What is one item that every guy must have in his wardrobe?
Stretchy jeans. Whether you move a lot or not, your jewels will thank you.

Where’s a spot you think a guy should take a girl on a first date?
A museum. It’ll test you on how you can make a semi-boring date spot into something fun. It’ll also tell you if she can make lemons into lemonade.

If you ever have a free afternoon, what do you usually find yourself doing?
I usually take about two hours trying to figure out what to do, then when I realize there’s too much traffic, I end up catching up on my TV shows. I bought a stationary bike so watching House of Cards and burning several hundred calories makes me feel less guilty.

What’s one thing a guy should never do when he’s out with a woman?
Tell her that she’s cute. You say she’s either beautiful or don’t say anything at all.

What’re you looking forward to doing in the near future?
Choosing roles that make me feel uncomfortable so I can continue growing as an actor and a human being. God, I sound so actor-y, but honestly, it’s pretty cool to give back and inspire other young folks to follow their passion the same way I looked at other performers when I was young. For that, I’m lucky to do what I do. Hopefully the more people realize that themselves and follow their gut.

Source: maxim.com

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Picture of the Month [March 2018]

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Harry as Magnus Bane
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After her mother is kidnapped, Clary must venture into the dark world of demon hunting.

Single By 30
Harry as Peter
YouTube / Play Store    Photos    IMDb
What if a silly little promise you made when you were younger, came back around when you least expected it? Peter and Joanna, good friends from high school reconnect after loosing touch 13 years ago. The 20s went by much faster than they thought, and the pressures of growing up make them revisit and old deal they made.
Update: Not picked up for a 2nd season [Source]

Crazy Rich Asians
Harry as Charlie Wu
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Well before CRA’s plot unfolds, the ultra-glamorous Astrid was engaged to Wu. Charlie had wealth, but he’s wasn’t bred from an old-money legacy like Astrid’s parents would’ve preferred. The engagement dissolved, and Astrid moved on with her current husband, Michael. Does Charlie still harbor secret feelings for Astrid? With Astrid’s suspicions about her husband’s infidelity, maybe it’s high time they met again, Before Sunset style.

Screen Time [Short Film]
Harry as Cameron
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Director Peter Huang takes a sensitive look at the role of smartphones in our lives, as we peek through a keyhole into the world of a modern suburban family.

Escape Plan 3: Devil’s Station
Harry as Bao
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In this installment, the daughter of a Hong Kong tech executive goes missing in what appears to be a routine ransom job. As Breslin (Stallone) and his crew delve deeper, they discover the culprit is the deranged son of one of their former foes, who also kidnapped Breslin’s love and is holding her inside the massive prison known as Devil’s Station. Shum Jr. will play Bao, who joins Breslin’s team on the rescue mission.

Next on Shadowhunters …
3.01 On Infernal Ground []
March 20, 8pm EDT on Freeform
March 21 on Netflix
In the Season Three premiere of "Shadowhunters," SECRETS abound as the SHADOWHUNTERS and Downworlders try to get back to normal after Valentine's death. Clary struggles with keeping her secret about Raziel's wish, while Alec pushes Jace to come clean about whatever Jace and Clary are hiding. Luke must use tough love to keep his secret hidden from Ollie who is on a war path for answers. And Magnus hides his true feelings about his new position in the Warlock community from Alec.

Meanwhile, Lilith sets a plan in motion in New York City as Simon spends time in the Seelie Court.

3.02 The Powers That Be []
March 27, 8pm EDT on Freeform
March 28 on Netflix
In the Season Three premiere of "ShadowhunterThe Warlocks’ magic is becoming corrupted by a demonic presence while Izzy and Luke try to track down more information on the recent series of possessions.
Mar 17 • PAAC presents Harry Shum Jr. [Boston, more information here]
Mar 20 • Shadowhunters - 3.01 On Infernal Ground [Freeform]
Mar 21 • Shadowhunters - 3.01 On Infernal Ground [Netflix]
Mar 27 • Shadowhunters - 3.02 The Powers That Be [Freeform]
Mar 28 • Shadowhunters - 3.02 The Powers That Be [Netflix]
Apr 28 • Harry's 36th Birthday
Aug 17 • "Crazy Rich Asians" Release
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