EXO’s Chanyeol has just landed his first lead role for a Korean commercial film called The Box.
On July 30, movie officials revealed that Chanyeol has decided to play a role in Jukebox’s road movie The Box and are currently discussing the details. The Box is about the musical journey of an aspiring singer and a once popular producer. The movie will be directed by Yang Jung Woong, who is famous in the theater industry.
Chanyeol will act the role of the aspiring singer and showcase his acting and singing skills in the film. He will also be participating in the music arrangement for the film, including the songs he will sing in the movie. Chanyeol is currently busy promoting music with fellow EXO member Sehun while working on music for the film.
Previously, Chanyeol has appeared as a supporting role in the movie Salut d’Amour as well as a Korean-Chinese film So I Married an Anti-fan, but this is his first time starring as the lead role in a Korean commercial film. News of his appearance in this music film will be good news for not only Korean fans, but also fans from all over the world.
This movie will begin shooting at the end of August after the main cast has been confirmed.
EXO-SC released their debut studio album 1 Billion Views on July 13 and recently took their first win on KBS’s Music Bank.