Following Disturbia, Yoo will be seen in the lead role in American Pastime, in which he plays Lyle, a young saxophone-playing baseball pitcher who finds himself relocated to the Topaz internment camp for Japanese-Americans during WWII. The film will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on May 22. On August 10, he will be seen in alead role in director Jeffrey Blitz's HBO/Picturehouse production Rocket Science (Official 2007 Sundance Selection). He most recently filmed a lead role opposite Kevin Spacey in 21 for Sony.
Yoo's career began off-Broadway, where he starred in multiple U.S. and world premiere productions, including Where Do We Live at the Vineyard Theatre; wAve andSavage Acts for the Ma-Yi Theatre Company; Cellophane at the Flea Theatre; and the National Asian-American Theatre Co.'s Fuenteovejuna. Other NYC credits include The Gifted Program at the LA Byrinth and Karaoke Stories for the Imual Theatre Company.
Yoo then turned his talents to the small screen, withguest appearances on shows such as Law & Order: SVU, LoveMonkey and Ed. He most recently had a recurring role on the WB's The Bedford Diaries, which was created and executive-produced by Tom Fontana.
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