EXO’s D.O and Jo Jung Suk Confirmed for South Korean Movie ‘Hyung’
luvsmiling, Aug. 25, 2015, 10:57 a.m.
EXO member D.O has been cast as a lead in the upcoming South Korean movie ‘Hyung’, with fellow actor Jo Jung Suk. The film is about an arrogant swindler older brother, played by Jo Jung Suk, who leaves home and suddenly returns after 15 years to his talented judo athlete younger brother (D.O.). The plot will focus on what happens as they live together.
Jo Jung Suk said, "It's every actor's ambition to take part in a good production. So I willingly chose this movie. It's a human story that everyone can sympathize with, and that's its best point. I'm already looking forward to it. I will greet you all with a good image, so I ask for a lot of interest."
D.O.'s character is a judo athlete, but right before he was about to enter a competition to become a national athlete, he gets into an unfortunate accident, and in one day, his life turns upside down.
So regarding his role, D.O. said, "This is a role I haven't played yet, so I have even more ambition to do well. I read the scenario in one sitting, and I trembled with excitement and couldn't sleep. I won't forget that feeling and I will immerse myself in acting."
Jo Jung Suk is a South Korean actor. He began his career in theater, starring in Spring Awakening, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and the stage adaptation of The Harmonium in My Memory, among many other musicals and plays. After nearly a decade on the stage, Jo made his film debut as a comedic supporting actor in the 2012 box office hit Architecture 101, which became his breakout role. His versatility was further showcased by more serious turns in the television series The King 2 Hearts (2012) and You're the Best, Lee Soon-shin (2013), as well as films The Face Reader (2013) and My Love, My Bride (2014).
Do Kyung Soo, better known by his stage name D.O., is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO. He is one of the main vocalists.