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Lee Min Ho Is Reportedly In Talks To Star Alongside Gong Hyo Jin In New 50-Billion-Won K-Drama

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Nov 18, 2021 05:17 AM EST
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Various South Korean media sites pointed out that actor Lee Min Ho is taking on the lead role for an upcoming drama with a whopping 50 billion won budget.

The K-drama "Ask The Stars" made headlines after it was revealed that the production is working on a whopping 50-billion-won budget which is approximately $42.3 million USD. "Ask The Stars" will be a romantic-comedy K-drama set in outer space, which will follow the love story of an astronaut and a space tourist.

K-drama rom-com master writer Seo Sook Hyang is behind the drama "Ask The Stars" increasing expectations.

Meanwhile, reports point out that A-list South Korean actor Lee Min Ho is in talks to lead the upcoming drama "Ask The Stars."

The news was acknowledged by Lee Min Ho's label MYM Entertainment. In a statement, MYM Entertainment stated, "Ask The Stars is one of several projects that was offered to Lee Min Ho, however, nothing has been confirmed yet. It is too early to discuss the appearance."

Lee Min Ho last appeared in the 2020 K-drama "The King: Eternal Monarch" alongside Kim Go Eun. The 34-year-old actor is known for his roles in dramas such as "The Legend of the Blue Sea," "The Heirs," "Faith," "City Hunter," and "Boys Over Flowers."

READ: Lee Min Ho, Cha Eun Woo, Lee Jong Suk: Most Followed K-Drama Actors On Instagram

On the other hand, "When the Camellia Blooms" actress Gong Hyo Jin is reportedly in talks to star opposite Lee Min Ho for the K-drama "Ask The Stars." 

Gong Hyo Jin's agency Management SOOP stated that the actress is currently reviewing the offer. The actress is recently cast to play the role of Kim Ma Ri for the upcoming drama "Queen of the Scene." Previously, Gong Hyo Jin was known for her roles in dramas such as "It's Okay, That's Love," "Jealousy Incarnate," "The Producers," and "The Master's Sun."

Should Gong Hyo Min accept the offer, "Ask The Stars" will also be a reunion project between her and writer Seo Sook Hyang. The two previously worked together for the MBC drama "Pasta" and SBS's "Jealousy Incarnate."

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