Lee Min Ho: 'City Hunter' Star To Have A Challenging Role, Other Details About His New Project Revealed

Lee Min Ho
Here are all the details we know, so far, about the upcoming new project of Lee Min Ho. (Photo: Top Korean News/YouTube Screenshot)

Avid followers of Lee Min Ho are now thrilled for his upcoming new project. Should things push through, the imminent The King: The Eternal Monarch is going to be his comeback series since he got discharge from the two-year mandatory military service. In other words, the former boyfriend of Suzy Bae is going to return to acting after serving as a public service officer since 2017.

Lee Min Ho has been known for his exemplary acting prowess, which he proved when he starred in various hit television shows such as Boys over Flowers, City Hunter, Legend of the Blue Sea, The Heirs, Line Romance, 7 Kisses, Faith, and Personal Taste among others. Devoted supports of Min Ho are wondering what he could offer in the forthcoming The King: The Eternal Monarch.

There are still limited details about Lee Min Ho's upcoming new series. However, here are some of the interesting things fans should know about the imminent The King: The Eternal Monarch show:

1. It will mark as the reunion of Lee Min Ho and star writer Kim Eun Sook.

For starters, Lee Min Ho and Kim Eun Sook first worked together in the 2013 hit series titled The Heirs, which also starred famous South Korean actress Park Shin Hye. Eun Sook created the Kim Tan character in the said series, which Min Ho brought life in. Other people who are going to work behind the scenes is director Baek Sang Hoong, who was the man behind Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo's Descendants of the Sun.

2. Lee Min Ho will take a very challenging role in the forthcoming new show.

Spoilers have it that The King: The Eternal Monarch will thread on a parallel world concept. In other words, Lee Min Ho is going to have a dual character in his next project. The former lover of Suzy Bae is said to be portraying a role of an emperor named Lee Gon, who wants to close the door that connects the two dimension for good, in one world and a detective named Jung Tae Eul, who protects his loved ones, in the other world. The pair is, reportedly, going to go against their greatest nemesis: The Devil.

3. Lee Min Ho will start working on the new series later this year.

Reports suggested that filming for The King: The Eternal Monarch is set to kick off later this year. Besides Lee Min Ho, no other names about the series' cast have been revealed as of yet. So, fans should watch out for Min Ho's leading lady. However, despite this, Hwa&Dam Pictures stated that they are confident that Suzy Bae's ex-beau would give justice to his characters.

The upcoming The King: The Eternal Monarch is set to premiere sometime in 2020. Stay tuned to Business Times for the latest news and update about Lee Min Ho.

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