Being a fan of space movies, Doh Kyung-soo had a dream of “someday being able to work on a film set in space,” shares the actor, who stars in the upcoming film The Moon.
Doh, who debuted as a member of the K-pop group EXO, is also known for his acting work, such as in the films My Annoying Brother and Along with the Gods, and the popular TV series 100 Days My Prince.
In The Moon, a gripping, epic action adventure and one of the most highly anticipated films in Korea this year, Doh expands his acting spectrum by playing a lone Korean astronaut stranded on the moon. His character, Sun-woo, is a former SEAL member and molecular physics major who joins the Narae-ho space program in Korea. He boards the spacecraft in pursuit of his father’s unrealized dream but unexpectedly becomes the sole survivor of the expedition due to an unforeseen accident.
The youthful actor shares that he joined The Moon because he set up “ the script to be excellent and wanted to challenge myself in expressing lightness with my body. ” He adds that he hopes to vividly convey the colorful feelings that Sun- woo gests , from the admiration of setting bottom on the moon for the first time to the fear of being left alone in the hugeness of space and the unvarying determination to survive.
It looks like Doh has nothing to worry about, because he’s formerly impressed his director. Director Kim Yong Hwa, reuniting with Doh after their successful collaboration in the Along with the Gods movie series, countries, “ Doh Kyung- soo possesses a gentle persona while also having a veritably violent face. I allowed that through the character of Hwang Sun- woo, we could showcase his retired passion and determination, furnishing a fresh print. ”
In The Moon, Korea’s first manned charge to the moon ends in a woeful disaster when an explosion occurs on board. Seven times latterly, a alternate mortal spaceflight is launched successfully but a strong solar wind causes it to malfunction. One astronaut Sun- woo( Doh) is left stranded in space. Facing another fatal catastrophe, the Naro Space Center turns to its former managing directorDr. Kim( award– winning actor Sul Kyung- gu, known for Silmido, Peppermint Candy, Public Adversary and most lately, Kill Boksoon) to help bring Sun- woo back home safely. The film also stars Kim Hee- ae, most lately known for The World of the Married and Queenmaker.