Gong Hyo-jin and Lee Min-ho from Pachinko will co-star in the forthcoming space drama Ask the Stars, whose literal title has been revealed. Park Shin-woo, renowned for directing series such as Lovestruck in the City and It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, direct romantic comedies. Both series, which are presently available on Netflix, have wowed viewers.
Seo Sook-Hyang, who has collaborated with actor Gong Hyo-jin on dramas such as Pasta and Jealousy Incarnate, aka Don’t Dare to Dream, wrote the Korean drama. However, this will be actor Lee Min-debut ho’s cooperation with the director and writer.
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The roles of Lee Min-ho and Gong Hyo-jin in an upcoming space drama have been revealed.
The hiring of Min-ho and Hyo-jin was announced on March 28, and the program’s creators also disclosed the roles that the two actors would play in the forthcoming drama. Min-ho will portray Gong Ryong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist who will visit a space station as a tourist in the space drama. He will be shown as a guy who takes his responsibilities seriously. Eve Kim, a Korean-American astronaut, will be played by Gong Hyo-jin. The show’s release date has not been announced. However, conjecture is that it will debut in 2023.
Meanwhile, Lee Min-ho may be seen in the Apple TV+ original Pachinko. The historical drama started on March 25 and has so far shown three episodes. He portrays Koh Hansu in the web series, which is based on the same-named New York Times best-selling book. The program has gotten rave reviews from foreign reviewers and has quickly become one of the season’s most anticipated K-dramas.
Gong Hyo-jin, on the other hand, was most recently seen in the blockbuster Korean drama When the Camellia Blooms. The sitcom aired on KBS and starred Kang Ha-neul and Kim Ji-Seok as the major characters. It premiered in 2019 and was one of the season’s most anticipated programs.