Alba is the latest Hollywood celebrity to make an appearance at tvN's show Baek Ji Yeon's People Inside. Past celebrities have included Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, Star Trek's John Cho and Grey's Anatomy's Sandra Oh.
Alba told Yeon of her admiration for Korean director Park Chan-wook, specifically mentioning his 2003 film Oldboy
"The characters were strong and complicated, but they came to me like music," the actress shared. "I might faint if I meet Park Chan-wook in person. If he ever comes to People Inside, please call me."
"I would like to make an action movie in Korea someday," added Alba, who is in talks to reprise her role in the Machete sequel.
Alba has posted photos on her Twitter of her trip to Korea, including snapshots with the People Inside interviewer and rap duo Mighty Mouth.
Oldboy is currently being adapted into a Hollywood film, directed by Spike Lee and starring Elizabeth Olsen and Josh Brolin.
Watch the trailer for Park Chan-wook's Oldboy below: