Lee Min Ho is, undeniably, one of the most in-demand actors today. As a matter of fact, while he was serving in the military, the 32-year-old South Korean superstar continues to make it to the headlines with minor updates about his life as a public service officer. Now that he is back in the limelight, the former boyfriend of Suzy Bae is ready to showcase his acting prowess anew via his upcoming project called The King: The Eternal Monarch.
In an exclusive interview with L'Officiel Hommes YK Edition, Lee Min Ho revealed how he values his work as an artist. The City Hunter actor revealed that, despite his vast experience and skills in acting, he still takes lessons on pronunciation, vocalization and even horseback riding to support his craft. These lessons, according to Min Ho, are necessary for his imminent television series.
He added, per Soompi, that portraying a certain character is much more of a responsibility than a job since one has to make sure that the role is being portrayed well. "When [viewers] think of various genres and diverse characters, I hope actor Lee Min Ho is there," The Heirs actor went on. The upcoming Autumn/Winter 2019 issue of the L'Officiel Hommes YK Edition will reveal the other parts of the interview. The magazine will be available for purchase starting Oct. 10.
Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho and the other cast of the upcoming The King: The Eternal Monarch have started its pre-production phase with a script reading in Sept. Min Ho was present during the said activity along with the other cast members like Jung Eun Chae, Kim Kyung Nam, Lee Jung Jin, Woo Do Hwan, and Kim Go Eun, among others.
Reports claimed that that the script reading started at 2 p.m. and was held somewhere in Sangnam District in Seoul City, South Korea. The said conference is an obvious sign that the production for the Lee Min Ho-led series will start very soon.
The King: The Eternal Monarch will center on the story of parallel worlds that are connected by a magical door. Min Ho is set to play as Emperor Lee Gon, who will seek help from modern-day detectives like Jung Tae Eul, who will be portrayed by Kim Go Eun. The upcoming new television series is expected to premiere in the first quarter of 2020. Stay tuned to Business Times for the latest news and updates about Lee Min Ho!