Get ready, EXO-L! Chanyeol the “happy virus” of EXO will be making his movie debut as an actor soon!
It has been confirmed that EXO’s Chanyeol will be starred an upcoming film “Jangsu Shop” along with Park Geun Hyung, Yoon Yeo Jung, Jo Jin Woong, Han Ji Min, Hwang Woo Seul Hye, and Moon Ga Young. According to CJ Entertainment, Chanyeol is cast in the film as Min Sung, the boyfriend of a small market owner Jang Su’s (played by Jo Jin Woong) daughter Ah Young (played by Moon Ga Young).
The film was previously known as “The Last First Love” but it has been changed to portray warm family values. No release date has been set for the film yet but the filming will begin later this month.
Meanwhile, EXO’s Luhan will be starring in an upcoming Chinese film, “Twenties Once Again/Mid-Twenties”, which is set to premiere in winter this year. The film has recently wrapped up its production and Luhan even posted a thank you note for everyone who was involved in the project:
I’ve finished filming my first movie! During this period of time, I really want to thank teacher Gui Ya Lei, Zi Shan noona, Bolin, director Chen Zhengdai, all my seniors and all the staff that helped and encouraged me. I’ve learnt a lot of new things and I will continue to work hard! I am honoured to able to be involved in this film with everyone. I hope that we will have chances to work together in the future!
The romantic-comedy movie was dubbed the Chinese version of the Korean film, “Miss Granny”, in which the Luhan plays the grandson of the female lead in the film.
That having said, let’s not forget that EXO’s D.O was the first member to make a movie debut as he joined the cast as the son of the female lead for the film, “Cart”. The film will premiere first in September at Toronto International Film Festival. Starring Moon Jung Hee, Kim Kang Woo, and Kim Young Ae, the film centres on a single mother who works at a large store until she is wrongfully dismissed and decides to take a stand.
So, whose or which film are you most excited about watching? Let us know in the comments!