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Phillipa Soo, Cathy Ang talk about representation with new Netflix film ‘Over the Moon’

ABS-CBN News — 09.10.2020

MANILA – Netflix is slated to release the animated musical “Over the Moon” this month and it boasts of a full Asian cast bringing the story of Chang’e, the Chinese goddess of the moon, to life.

Directed by Oscar winner Glen Keane, the film follows 12-year old girl Fei Fei (Cathy Ang) who builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a Chang’e (Phillipa Soo).

There, Fei Fei ends up on an unexpected quest and discovers a whimsical land of fantastical creatures.

“Over the Moon” is an exhilarating musical adventure about moving forward, embracing the unexpected, and the power of imagination.

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In a virtual press conference for the movie on Thursday, Keane, Soo and Ang opened up about doing the project and how it is a step forward in terms of representation in the big screen.

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