Lee Min Ho to star opposite Gong Hyo Jin in new romance comedy Ask the Stars

Lee Min Ho
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Lee Min Ho fans are currently on cloud nine as the actor keeps impressing them with back-to-back projects. It was only a few days back that the Boys Over Flowers actor surprised his fans with the trailer of a new project. Now, the latest that we know is that the South Korean star is in for yet another series that is sure to win the hearts of the audience.

Lee Min Ho’s new project

The actor is all set to feature in a new series titled Ask the Stars. He will feature alongside Gong Hyo Jin in the same. It is said to be a romantic space comedy – the first of a kind that Min Ho will be doing in his career. The series follows the story of an astronaut and a tourist who fall head over heels for each other after having met at a space station.

Lee Min Ho
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More details about Ask the Stars

Park Shin Woo of Lovestruck in the City and It’s Okay to Not Be Okay fame has directed the series. Moreover, Don’t Dare to Dream and Pasta fame Seo Sook Hyang has penned the script for the same. It was confirmed on March 28 that Lee Min Ho will play the role of Gong Ryong, an obstetrician-gynecologist. When he goes to a space station as a tourist, he meets an astronaut of Korean-America origin, Eve Kim. Her character will be played by Gong Hyo Jin.

Ask the Stars Premiere

The series is currently slated to premiere in 2023. Seo Sook Hyang, who is the writer of the series, had earlier revealed about working on it for the last three years. The filming set of the space station for Ask the Stars is said to be 40 billion KRW. That makes for USD 33.8 million dollars approximately. The star cast is scheduled to begin the filming in April.

Lee Min Ho’s current project

Lee Min Ho

The actor is currently featured in the Apple TV+ series titled Pachinko in which he plays the male lead. It is based on the best-selling novel of the same name. On the other hand, actress Gong Hyo Jin has added another feather to her cap after her latest series When the Camilla Blooms became a smashing hit.

About Lee Min Ho

Lee Min Ho’s name is counted among the most popular South Korean stars. The actor shot to fame after having played the role of Gu Jun Pyo in the popular series Boys Over Flowers. He has worked in many other popular series including The Legend of the Blue Sea and The Heirs. He is among the most followed Korean celebrities on social media. Fans consider him one of the most popular Hallyu stars for obvious reasons. Min Ho also became the first Korean celebrity to have his wax statue made at the Madame Tussauds Museum both in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

With Lee Min Ho already winning the heart of the audience through his stint in Pachinko, the fans are eagerly waiting for the actor to show his magic in Ask the Stars.