There's such beauty in feminine characters who are grounded and are ready to fight and I was, you know, a fan going of course whenever I see him and I am just so thankful that he continues to make stories like that that also push the envelope, you know, that continue to also show new ways that women are strong and I mean I don't know. Have you ever met Lea Salonga? I'm half Chinese and half Caucasian. And the payoff is huge. Fueled by memories of her mother, resourceful Fei Fei builds a rocket to the moon on a mission to prove the existence of a legendary moon goddess. And that wouldn’t have happened without the encounter with Fei Fei. I have seen both, of course I watched it. It was a blast getting into the studio. Chords. She is one of my inspirations to pursue art. I think that it’s an incredible song, it goes through such a journey, you get to see all of her failures in making this rocket ship as well. I cried the whole time when I saw her. He could not be melodramatic; he needed to be sincere and to be able to sing in Chinese with this beautiful sensitive voice. Akhirnya Cathy Ang pun mengikuti saran Glen Keane untuk mengisi suara Fei Fei. I think a story is not just a way to get information across, not just a way to get to know somebody by facts, but a way to get to know somebody because they are actually sharing a part of themselves, like a part of their heart with you when they share a story. This version was transcribed using a piano and my pair of ears. I cried the whole time when I saw her. Blue light glasses, hoops, scarf to cover greasy hair. – RC, GMA News. I wanted to know when they were bad and the things that they did that, when they were maybe a little bit misbehaving, I wanted to know who they were as people, because I knew there was my parents, but really, I just was curious about how they came to be who they were. Yes, it is amazing that all my Asian American idols are in this film. They grew up in the Philippines and immigrated to America in the '80s and so when they got here, I mean, they still wanted to impart a lot of their heritage and traditions on us so there was a little bit of a cultural gap including the – and also a generational gap — but they really did their best to make sure that I felt connected to their roots and know my roots, so I'm really grateful that we would celebrate the different holidays and I was also surrounded by some Asian communities. See all photos. Born on August 25, 1995, Cathy Ang hails from Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States.As in 2020, Cathy Ang ‘s age is 25 years. So not only do I get to portray this modern take on Chang’e, but I also get to have a journey within this short period of time where she shifts from who she is at the beginning to who she is at the end. And I think, really, I was just so proud and it was the first time that I get to play a specifically written Chinese character. “I am fascinated by space, but sadly lacks Fei Fei’s aerospace engineering skills,” she told us. I want to go back to the Philippines. She's fabulous. What can I take hold of next is in all of his characters and I think it's inspiring the sense of adventure is inspiring for everyone. “But I am a huge sci-fi enthusiast!”. I think that a lot of stories about my parents, when they told me about when they were growing up, I wanted to know everything. Cathy, whose parents Robert (from Binondo, Manila) and Grace (from Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya) are both doctors and graduates of UST, has only been to the Philippines five times but is proud of her heritage and culture. Was this info helpful? She was so sweet and I was so overwhelmed to see her. Over the Moon follows the adventures of a young girl (voiced by newcomer Cathy Ang) who dreams of meeting the Moon Goddess. The film was produced by Pearl Studio and Netflix Animation, and animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks. Yes No. More Details. Can you talk about how your parents raised you? Directed by animation legend Glen Keane, and produced by Gennie Rim and Peilin Chou, Over the Moon is an exhilarating musical adventure about moving forward, embracing the unexpected, and the power of imagination. To me, it was about being surrounded by an amazing team of Chinese and Asian talent, surrounding me that I felt like I could tell the story. The characters Father, voiced by John Cho, Fei Fei, voiced by Cathy Ang, and Mother, voiced by Ruthie Ann Miles, in a scene from Netflix's "Over the Moon." You know, I feel like every one of his movies it's a smart woman. Bm. I really admire their careers and themselves as persons. So, she allowed me to discover her. After the show I did which was KPOP musical in New York, I met her because she came to greet the cast. Because when you do animation, you sometimes do not even see your co-stars. “Over the Moon” is about a young girl Fei Fei (Cathy Ang) who builds and flies a rocket ship to meet the moon goddess, Chang’e (Phillipa Soo). Netflix 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. So, I hope that I get to exercise my creativity in that way a lot more. And so, I’m so thankful that you and the cast, I mean everyone just gave us such a gift. 2. Where did your fascination and love for Asian culture come from? I’m calling it.”, “I was mesmerized with the song and video that it took a lot times of listening to it to get the full meaning. My parents are from the Philippines and they love Lea Salonga. It was the light coming through in the morning in Wuzhen through the mist and reflecting on the water. That there's an expression that comes from the soul, I refer to hand drawn line is like a seismograph of your soul. I feel like I ran through the forest singing "Colors of the Wind" multiple times and, you know, that was the beginning of my acting career was accessing those stories. Over The Moon - Rocket To The Moon ukulele chords by Misc Cartoons/Cathy Ang. And I think that that celebration, that joy that I felt, comes through when you see this film. I love Mulan and Jasmine. Follow. 1 of 13. I'm biracial. I am so lucky to be able to get to share my parents’ heritage, culture and traditions through this role. Over the Moon is a 2020 American-Chinese computer-animated musical family fantasy film, which was directed by Glen Keane and co-directed by John Kahrs, from a screenplay by Audrey Wells with additional screenplay material by Alice Wu and Jennifer Yee McDevitt. Cathy Ang, Phillipa Soo, Ken Jeong, John Cho, Sandra Oh and more star in this animated musical from the mind of Glen Keane. Like we heard a lot of this story but now from a different perspective it ultimately just becomes so much more interesting. In animated, I mean, the entire Disney cannon which Glen really, really shaped, you know, the storytelling that happened when I was growing up was hugely influenced by his love for these strong female characters too. Genres. By Yvette Fernandez | Oct 9, 2020 IMAGE Netflix Shares Share. I love Fei Fei. Viewers are looking forward to this film and some are even predicting an Oscar nomination for best song! I don’t know if I have a go-to song. Check below for more deets about Cathy Ang . And being biracial, being half-Chinese, I felt really, really proud to connect with a part of my heritage that I’m so proud of, and to be a part of this completely Asian cast, I felt like I was just celebrating the entire time. You are working with your Asian-American idols here. (laughter) It felt so exciting whenever I watched clips before the movie came out, I couldn’t wait, because another thing that’s going on right now in particular in the theater industry, we are kind of mourning the loss of that. Because he only came in with a very short moment, he had to be very winsome and masculine and natural. Cathy Ang is an American actress who is known for Ramy, Dreamboy , and Over the Moon. And it will encourage a lot of artists to tell their stories, which I hope that “Over the Moon” does the same. (From left) Chin (voiced in Chinese by Robert G. Chiu), Fei Fei (Cathy Ang), Chang'e (Phillipa Soo), Jade Rabbit and Lunettes in a still from Over the Moon. Cathy Ang, Star of Netflix’s Over the Moon, Says She's a 'Proud Filipina' Of course there’s a Filipino connection. She’s the Chinese-Filipina who breathes life to Fei Fei, a passionate young girl whose creativity and determination to prove what she believes in literally takes her to the moon and back. She’s also a music nerd, loves being around water, and would cook for her friends everyday if someone washed the dishes for her. The actress is best known for her appearance in the latest Netflix animated musical movie, Over the Moon. There was lechon, there was pancit, there was sinigang, you know, and there were so many holidays where it was just about gathering around a table and stuffing yourselves until you couldn't help but be happy together (laughs). 25 views, added to favorites 8 times. (laughs) I think, Phillipa has talked about this too, but all actors want to try new things all the time. My parents are from the Philippines so they love Lea Salonga. Do you remember your parents sharing stories with you and has that left an impression on you that you want to pass on? And for Conrad Ricamora, it was such a challenge to find…he was the most difficult voice to find, by far in this movie and the last full voice for us to find. I grew up in California and so I had the privilege of going to see lion dancing and dragon dancing in Chinatown and play with Chinese yoyos and we would always eat a lot of really amazing food for every birthday, for every holiday there was something to stuff ourselves with. 3. And so yes, that one is my favorite. Difficulty: intermediate. I've been around long enough to know that what you hear probably doesn't mean exactly what you will experience when you go there. Author mia.acostav [a] 81. Bagabag is where she is from so we also go there. You are biracial. Do you hope for more acting parts on TV and movies after “Over the Moon” comes out? What are your favorite animated films or musicals? 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