EXO's D.O. trends as ‘Astronaut Kyungsoo' for behind-the-scenes pics from 'The Moon'
EXO’s main vocalist D.O. is well known for his somber and sweet voice in the K-pop band's music as well as his own solo music projects, which resonates with fans. But it is time to not only recognize him for his stellar vocals, but also his wonderful acting skills. EXO's D.O.'s real name is Doh Kyung-soo, which is the name he goes by for his acting gigs. D.O. has also starred in various television dramas and movies such as the 2016 K-drama, ‘Pure Love’ which marked his debut drama as a lead actor.
D.O. was most loved in his role as the crown prince, Lee Yul in the 2018 K-drama, ‘100 Days My Prince’. In the past, D.O. worked with the director, Kim Yong-hwa in the fantasy fiction film, ‘Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds’ which was released in 2017. This time around, D.O. is now reported to have completed the filming of his new movie with the screenwriter, director, and producer, Kim Yong-hwa titled, ‘The Moon’ making it their second project together.
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‘The Moon’ movie
On October 13, CJ ENM reported the completion of the filming of their science fiction movie starring D.O. of EXO titled, ‘The Moon’ which depicts the real-life story of the man who was left behind on the moon. The makers of the film told fans that the movie is Korea's first lunar exploration material. The film explores the story of how a man is left alone in space while another man on Earth is desperately trying to save him. The movie has completed its filming schedule and will release in the latter half of 2021.
The movie features EXO’s D.O. in the main role as a character who is inspired by Johnny Kim, a Korean-American who became the first NASA astronaut and is one of the astronauts responsible for the Artemis project, a lunar exploration plan. Alongside D.O., actors Sol Kyung-gu and Kim Hee-ae are in the main roles. Actor Jo Hanchul will play the role of a supporting actor in the movie. As more details of the movie remain undisclosed, Kim Yong-hwa has directed the film making it his second project with EXO’s D.O.
대한민국 최초 달 탐사 소재!— CJ ENM Movie (@CJENMMOVIE) October 13, 2021
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‘Astronaut Kyungsoo is coming’
As soon as the makers released photos in which EXO’s D.O. appeared wearing an astronaut suit, fans were left swooning all over the world. Reacting to the tweet with pictures, one fan said, “CANT WAIT FOR ACTOR DOH KYUNGSOO !! NOBODY IS TOUCHING HIM.” One fan joked, “EXOLs right now” with a picture of someone fainting. One more fan said, “Kyungsoo Again it will break a record your work is always great and we want to see you act we know that you worked very hard you know that we love you and we always support you.”
Fans joked also about how D.O. has been hinting about this movie since 2015 because he appeared as an astronaut in the past for an EXO concept photo saying, “Kyungsoo been hinting us with this movie since 2015.” One more fan said, “Since I wasn't able to hype ASTRONAUT KYUNGSOO real time earlier, I am definitely enjoying this moment now! Soo happy!! Hopefully, we get regular snippets while waiting for the full movie. Looking forward to all the promotions we'll have soon!! Actorsoo is back!” Another fan said, “FIRST PREVIEW OF ASTRONAUT KYUNGSOO!!!!!!! i’M SHAKING OGMTGODDDD. MY HEART!!!!!”
CANT WAIT FOR ACTOR DOH KYUNGSOO !! NOBODY IS TOUCHING HIM— َ (@alwysnight) October 13, 2021
EXOLs right now: pic.twitter.com/lVbkd9zEat— 🦋 Hermionee 'ㅅ' 🦋 (@xLittleActive) October 13, 2021
Kyungsoo Again it will break a record your work is always great and we want to see you act we know that you worked very hard you know that we love you and we always support you 💗 pic.twitter.com/wtFtauORYp— Rebe | 레베🦄 \ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ/ (@Xingmi_071016) October 13, 2021
Kyungsoo been hinting us with this movie since 2015 pic.twitter.com/Wdp2Pb6rtp— jae☾ (@exo_jae_) October 13, 2021
Since I wasn't able to hype ASTRONAUT KYUNGSOO real time earlier, I am definitely enjoying this moment now! 😂 Soo happy!! Hopefully, we get regular snippets while waiting for the full movie. Looking forward to all the promotions we'll have soon!! 😭 Actorsoo is back! 🥰 #도경수 https://t.co/iROctyO8sX— Lara💖•🌕 도경수 | The Moon 🌝 (@Starry58Lara) October 14, 2021
astronaut kyungsoo 💗🐧🚀— 마일린🌸 (@carmyl29) October 13, 2021
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FIRST PREVIEW OF ASTRONAUT KYUNGSOO!!!!!!! i’M SHAKING OGMTGODDDD 😭😭😭😭😭😭 MY HEART!!!!! pic.twitter.com/Fmwz00kkQf— klau 🌹 공감 (@kokokbop) October 13, 2021