No, no, we need representation — and we just need jobs! The starring cast includes Cathy Ang, John Cho, Phillipa Soo, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ken Jeong, Margaret Cho, Sandra Oh, Robert G. Chiu, Kimiko Glenn, Glen Keane and others.. Watch the official trailer for "Over the Moon" The film also features the voices of comedian Ken Jeong as space dog Gobi, Margaret Cho as Auntie Ling, and Into the Spider-Verse’s Kimiko Glenn as Auntie Mei. She’s a hero! Was there a specific instance of Asian-American representation that inspired you to go into the arts? Cho: I bet he’s like really sour in the middle and really fizzy and sour. OVER THE MOON | Official Trailer #2 | Netflix | September 22, 2020, OVER THE MOON | Official Trailer #1 | A Netflix/Pearl Studio Production | June 23, 2020, a pangolin Lunarian and former royal advisor, Ba Ba's new fiancée and Fei Fei's stepmother, Mrs. Zhong's 8-year-old son and Fei Fei's stepbrother, Photographed Father / Rail Worker #1 / Delivery Man. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 80/100. Soo: Cathy was my beacon the whole time, though. So actually, Margaret, what was your moment? Cast and Characters [edit | edit source] Cathy Ang as Fei Fei; Robert G Chiu as Chin; Phillipa Soo as Chang'e; Ken Jeong as Gobi; John Cho as Ba Ba; Ruthie Ann Miles; Sandra Oh as Mrs. Zhong; Margaret Cho as Auntie Ling; Kimiko Glenn as Auntie Mei; Artt Butler; Awards [edit | edit source] Gallery [edit | edit source] Videos [edit | edit source] It was easy for me to imagine her as my role model, because she looked like me in a way that other characters didn’t. Is it important for an actor’s background to reflect the character on screen? There’s no way that I’m ever going to be able to see a performance like that. Cathy Ang, 25 Over the Moon Popularity Movie #410. Because you can do the research, you can sort of immerse yourself in it, but the day-to-day lived experience is the most valuable in my eyes. So to answer your question, I think it has a lot to do with just being able to celebrate all parts of yourself. Nancy Kwan. 1. Gobi (voiced by Ken Jeong) and Fei Fei (voiced by Cathy Ang) in "Over the Moon" on Netflix. That’s kinda the only reason for me, I mean, everyone else might have other reasons. Ang: Mulan! You don’t have to worry about that, when you bring in a cast of Asian actors, when you’re making sure that the creative team has done their due diligence. Over the Moon follows 12-year-old Fei Fei during the Mid-Autumn Festival as she struggles to cope with the loss of her mother. When I was growing up, it was so exciting to see this really strong woman who’s just motivated by her love for her family — she saves an entire country! And then with Phillipa, it was like a masterclass watching her inhabit this goddess. Margaret Cho: Oh, the festival! I can’t describe how fulfilling that is. Wikipedia is a multilingual open-collaborative online encyclopedia created and maintained by a community of volunteer editors. OVER THE MOON has a spectacular cast, including the voice talents of Cathy Ang (Fei Fei), Phillipa Soo (Chang’e), Robert G. Chiu (Chin), Ken Jeong (Gobi), John Cho (Dad), Ruthie Ann Miles (Mom), Margaret Cho (Auntie Ling), Kimiko Glenn (Auntie Mei), Artt Butler (Uncle), and Sandra Oh (Mrs. Zhong). Rosalind Chao. I wanted to eat Gobi [Jeong’s character]! Sandra Oh, 49 Mrs Zhong. It was my favorite scene in the movie visually, just to watch and that song is incredible. Cast: Cathy Ang, John Cho, Phillipa Soo, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ken Jeong, Sandra Oh, Margaret Cho, Robert G. Chiu, Kimiko Glenn and Glen Keane. Like, are we just supposed to give these takes? Kimiko Glenn, 31 Auntie Mei. Cho: I saw the drawings and I heard the songs actually much earlier on. And so as a child, I really attached myself to characters like Mulan, because she was so strong and because she was like, one of the only Asian leads there was. The film also features the voices of comedian Ken Jeong as space dog Gobi, Margaret Cho as Auntie Ling, and Into the Spider-Verse ’s Kimiko Glenn as Auntie Mei. 7. Glenn: It’s a certain perspective that you bring. He's making his directorial debut with Netflix's Over the Moon and had a lot to say about the next generation of animators. When her father reveals his plans to remarry, Fei Fei embarks on a mission to prove that love never fades away. I felt uncomfortable playing certain characters that could speak certain languages and maybe had accents and stuff because I felt I am a representative of someone who is an Asian American. The entire time, I was just drooling in the booth, because we just kept talking about mooncakes. The English voice actors includes stars such as Sandra Oh, Ken Jeong, and John Cho, with leads Cathy Ang as young Fei Fei and Tony Award-winning Phillipa Soo as the moon goddess Chang’e. Over The Moon Movie Cast. Fei Fei’s journey isn’t motivated by curiosity, but by grief. And can I share that with people and can I, as an actor, try and tell stories that explore all facets of who I am? We see Asian culture and Chinese culture through many different facets. And not only do we get to see it, we get to see it through a song and Cathy, so beautifully, sings this wonderful song. 10 images of the Over the Moon cast of characters. Cathy, what was it like working with this all-star Asian American cast in one of your first feature-length films? Margaret Cho, 52 Auntie Ling. Margaret, for sure, was the reason why I got into comedy. That’s my generation. Soo: I think it’s important because it’s not so often that these stories get told in the first place. 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