Jacob Hopkins on “The Goldbergs”


The newest addition to “The Goldbergs” cast talks about his experiences on the show and how his real family compares to the eccentric Goldbergs.

Nov 12, 2013 | 07:16 PM

Fans of ABC’s “The Goldbergs” will meet a new character on tonight’s show—Chad Kremp, Adam Goldberg’s all-American neighbor and soon-to-be BFF. Played by actor Jacob Hopkins, Chad is a polite young man, with gentle, soft-spoken parents. You can imagine how well they’ll get along with the zany Goldberg gang.

Jacob was kind enough to take time from his busy schedule to talk about “The Goldbergs,” his love of comic books, and why Wolverine is his dream role.

1. What can you tell us about your character on “The Goldbergs,” Chad Kremp?

2. How different are the Goldbergs from your normal family life?

3. What’s it like working with Jeff Garlin?

4. What’s a funny moment you had while filming “The Goldbergs?”

5. You are in the 6th grade now. What is your favorite subject to study and why?

6. What aspects of Chad Kremp do you relate to in real life?

7. You’re a big fan of comics and video games. What are some of your favorites?  

8. If you could play any character, real or fictional, who would it be?  

9. What else have you been working on?  

Thanks, Jacob! Take a look at the behind-the-scenes photos Jacob shared from his time on set at “The Goldbergs,” including a few shots with his new neighbor, Adam Goldberg (played by Sean Giambrone).

Don’t forget to tune in to the Goldbergs on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. EST on ABC.


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