A character guide for Nicola Yoon’s book The Sun Is Also A Star featuring descriptions and noteworthy information.
Since he was a kid, Charlie has been a bit embarrassed about his Korean heritage. In fact, one of the major splits in his relationship with Daniel is from him using a Korean nickname while Charlie was with his predominately white friends. But, it doesn’t end there. Charlie also seems to only have eyes for white girls, who are blonde with light eyes, and according to Daniel, Charles will change his last name from Bae to Bay to further assimilate and become a politician. One who will eventually become disgraced.
Additional Information About Charlie
- Will be played by Jake Choi in the movie.