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Do Kyung-soo earns praise of ‘Swing Kids’ director

By Kim Arin

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Published : Dec 25, 2018 - 17:22 / Updated : Dec 25, 2018 - 17:22

“Swing Kids” director Kang Hyeong-cheol praised Do Kyung-soo for his role in the musical drama film now in theaters.

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"Swing Kids" film poster
The EXO-star plays the lead character Ro Ki-soo, a North Korean soldier at a South Korean prison camp during the Korean War. At the camp, Ro develops a passion for tap dancing after meeting Jackson, an American officer who had tap danced on Broadway.

“Do started late, but he is a true professional when it comes to dancing. He was the best out of all cast members,” Kang said in a Dec. 24 interview with YTN. “He’s got a solid foundation as a dancer,” he added.

Do previously revealed that he trained in tap dancing for over six months for the role.

The film hit local theaters on Dec. 19.

By Kim Arin (arin@heraldcorp.com)

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