EXO Member D.O.’s Dream Comes True as He Plays an Astronaut in “The Moon”

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As a passionate fan of space movies, Doh Kyung-soo had a dream that one day, he would have the opportunity to work on a film set in space. The talented actor, who is set to star in the upcoming film “The Moon,” shares his excitement about being a part of a project that takes place in the vastness of space. With his love for the genre and his dedication to his craft, Doh Kyung-soo is thrilled to bring his talent and passion to this extraordinary cinematic experience set among the stars.

Doh Kyung-soo, who initially debuted as a member of the renowned K-pop group EXO, has also made a name for himself in acting. His remarkable talent has been showcased in various films, including “My Annoying Brother” and “Along with the Gods,” as well as the widely acclaimed TV series “100 Days My Prince.” With his versatility and dedication to his craft, Doh Kyung-soo has earned praise from fans and critics alike for his impressive performances on both the big and small screens.

In the highly anticipated film “The Moon,” Doh Kyung-soo takes on a challenging role that showcases his versatility as an actor. He portrays Sun-woo, a Korean astronaut alone and stranded on the moon. Sun-woo, a former SEAL member and molecular physics major, joins the Narae-ho space program in Korea to fulfill his father’s dream. However, a sudden and unforeseen accident occurs during the expedition, leaving him as the mission’s sole survivor. “The Moon” promises to be a gripping and epic action-adventure that will captivate audiences with its intriguing storyline and Doh Kyung-soo’s compelling performance.

Doh Kyung-soo was drawn to “The Moon” due to its exceptional script and the opportunity it presented for him to challenge himself as an actor. Expressing weightlessness with his body was a unique aspect of the role that intrigued him. He aims to vividly portray the myriad of emotions that his character, Sun-woo, goes through – from the awe of stepping onto the lunar surface for the first time to the fear of isolation in the vastness of space and the unwavering determination to survive against all odds. With his dedication to bringing depth and authenticity to Sun-woo’s journey, Doh Kyung-soo is eager to deliver a powerful and compelling performance in this epic adventure film.

Director Kim Yong Hwa, who previously worked with Doh Kyung-soo on the successful “Along with the Gods” movie series, has full confidence in the young actor’s abilities. Impressed by Doh’s gentle yet intense demeanor, the director believes that the character of Hwang Sun-woo in “The Moon” will allow them to showcase Doh’s hidden passion and determination, leaving a fresh and memorable impression on the audience. The director’s praise for Doh’s performance highlights the actor’s versatility and talent, further building anticipation for the film’s release.

In “The Moon,” the first manned mission to the moon from Korea faces a tragic disaster when an explosion occurs on board. After seven years, a second human spaceflight is launched successfully, but a solar wind causes it to malfunction, leaving astronaut Sun-woo (played by Doh Kyung-soo) stranded in space. With another life-threatening crisis, the Naro Space Center seeks the help of its former managing director, Dr. Kim (portrayed by award-winning actor Sul Kyung-gu), to bring Sun-woo back home safely. The film also features Kim Hee-ae, known for her recent roles in “The World of the Married” and “Queenmaker,” adding further star power to this gripping and thrilling space adventure.

The highly-anticipated film “The Moon” is set to hit Philippine cinemas on August 16, distributed by Columbia Pictures, the local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International. Audiences can join the excitement and discussions about the movie by using the hashtag #TheMoonMoviePH on social media platforms. Don’t miss this epic space adventure, and prepare for an unforgettable cinematic experience!

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