Projects

* Don was part of the ensemble cast for Ife Olujobi's (current member of the Emerging Writer's Group at The Public Theater) Ain't Nobody Can Love Me Betta, as part of Ensemble Studio Theatre's Asking For Trouble, Series A, which ran from 11/19 to 11/23, in New York City. 

* Cast in a recurring role in season 2, episodes 9 and 10 (update: deleted scenes), of Pose (FX), a Golden Globe award-winning drama series. Starring MJ Rodriguez, Billy Porter, Dominique Jackson, and created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, season 2 of Pose is currently streaming on FX.

* Cast in the lead role of Sam in Plus One, a short film written and directed by Kieu-Anh Truong (An American Family, Distant Interiors), whose work has screened in notable festivals such as the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Seattle Asian American Film Festival, Asian American International Film Festival (New York, NY), and Changing Perspectives International Film Festival (Istanbul, Turkey). Shooting began in August 2019. 

* Cast in a supporting role for a feature film entitled The Goldfinch (Color Force, Warner Bros.), based on the best-selling novel. Starring Nicole Kidman, Finn Wolfhard, Sarah Paulson, Ansel Elgort, Jeffrey Wright, with cinematography by Roger Deakins (Oscar winner for Blade Runner 2049, Skyfall), and directed by John Crowley (Brooklyn, True Detective), The Goldfinch premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, with a worldwide release on September 19. Official trailer below:


 

* Vows: The Series made its New York City premiere as an official selection at the SOHO International Film Festival, screening at the historic Village East Cinemas in east village on June 24 at 5:45p. Vows was also nominated for "Best Short Form Pilot" alongside other featured pilot episodes.

* Cast as the Producer in Sanaz Toosi's Stick to the Image as part of Ensemble Studio Theatre's Asking For Trouble, a ten minute play festival featuring 24 fresh plays from Youngblood, the company's resident team of emerging professional playwrights under 30. Asking For Trouble ran from November 6 - 10, 2018, in New York City.

* Cast in a recurring role as Agent Arinori in multiple episodes of Daredevil, season 3 (Netflix/Marvel). Starring Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jay Ali, and Wilson Bethel, Daredevil season 3 was released on October 19, 2018 and is currently streaming on Netflix




* Cast in a supporting role as Jacob in the pilot episode of Vows: The Series, an odd-couple buddy comedy about two actresses united by a love of acting and a green card marriage. Starring Isabelle Pierre, Nazli Sarpkaya, Andy Lucien, and directed by Ginny Leise, Vows: The Series is currently on the film festival circuit. For more information, click here.











* Don is starting work on a fundraising campaign for an upcoming project entitled Your blue heart, a short film in which he will contribute as screenwriter, director, and actor. More details to come. In the meantime, the teaser can be seen below.





* Don played the lead role of Daniel in the world premiere of You Mean To Do Me Harm with San Francisco Playhouse.  Written by 2017 Obie award winner, Christopher Chen, directed by Bill English, and with a cast that includes Charisse Loriaux, Lauren English, and James Asher, You Mean To Do Me Harm ran from June 6, 2017 to July 2, 2017, at The Strand Theater in San Francisco, California. For more info, click here.

"...thrill to witness." - San Francisco Chronicle

“...briskly paced, elegantly staged (with the characters’ mysterious inner lives at times physicalized) and so beautifully performed — the actors so deeply emotionally connected and nuanced in their portrayals..." - San Francisco Examiner




   


* Cast in a supporting role as FBI Agent Kang in The Wizard of Lies (HBO).  Starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, and directed by Barry Levinson, The Wizard of Lies premiered on May 20, 2017 on HBO.










* Don played the lead role of Mr. Li in Zhu Yi's A Deal with Ensemble Studio Theatre/Youngblood.  Directed by John Giampietro with a cast that includes Michi Barall, David Shih, and Wei-Yi Lin, A Deal opened on April 19, 2017 in New York City.  For more information, click here.   














* Don appears in a guest-starring role as Peter Chen in season 7, ep. 14 of Blue Bloods.  Directed by John Behring and starring Donnie Wahlberg, Marisa Ramirez, and guest-starring Method Man, the episode first aired on Feb. 3, 2017 at CBS, and is now available to stream online at cbs online.











* Don appeared in Four New Years in Japan, a one act play by Stephen Haworth, as part of the Secret Theatre's Act One: One Act Festival.  Directed by Garrett Kim (52nd Street Project), Four New Years in Japan ran from Jan. 12 - Jan. 28 at the Secret Theatre in Long Island City, NY.