Lee Min Ho CONFIRMED to star as enigmatic outsider in Pachinko; Story to be told in Korean, Japanese & English

Lee Min-ho has officially signed on to his next project after The King: Eternal Monarch, which is Apple's Pachinko series. Read below to know all the exciting details; including his character, about his upcoming project.
Lee Min-ho will play a character who has ties to organised crime in Pachinko Lee Min Ho CONFIRMED to star as enigmatic outsider in Pachinko; Story to be told in Korean, Japanese & English
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A while back, news broke out that Lee Min-ho was in talks to star in Apple's Pachinko series, which is an adaptation of Min Jin Lee's 2017 novel of the same name. According to Variety, Min-ho is now a confirmed cast member along with Jin Ha, Anna Sawai, Minha Kim, Soji Arai and Kaho Minami. Interestingly, the big-budget series' story will be told in Korean, Japanese and English.

Pachinko is based on the hopes and dreams of four generations of a Korean immigrant family and interlaces between Korea, Japan and America. It's a story on forbidden love, war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning. As for who Min-ho will be essaying, we will see the 33-year-old actor as Hansu, an enigmatic outsider and merchant who has ties to organised crime and embarks on an illicit romance which has far-reaching consequences. This will be Min-ho's first role since playing the much adored Lee Gon in The King: Eternal Monarch.

Devs star Ha will play Solomon, an ambitious and charming young man who is forced to deal with his family's past. Fast & Furious 9 star Sawai will portray Naomi, a savvy career woman who is entangled in the male-dominated world of high finance. After Spring star Kim will essay the role teenage Sunja, a heroic young woman who embarks on a journey of forging her own path in a hardened country which is not her own. Cobra Kai star Arai will be seen a Mosazu, a dedicated father who is also a successful businessman but worries about his son's future. Oh Lucy star Minami will play Etsuko, a vibrant and independent woman whose goal is to reunite with her estranged daughter.

Pachinko commences filming on October 26 with Kogonada and Justin Chon directing four episodes each (eight-episode drama) while also being executive producers. Moreover, Soo Hugh is Pachinko's showrunner, writer and executive producer.

We can't wait to watch Pachinko!

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Are you excited to see Lee Min-ho in Pachinko? Share your excitement with Pinkvilla in the comments section below.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Good be carefull always waiting for them I happy to see again leeminho amazing I love you so.much

Anonymous 6 months ago

I love you Lee_Min_Ho

Anonymous 6 months ago

Congratulations to the most versatile actor. The production just know how to pick the cream of the crop. Good luck to you and I cant wait to watch you in the series.

Anonymous 6 months ago

Succes Lee-Min-Ho

Anonymous 6 months ago

Succes Lee- Min-Ho.

Anonymous 6 months ago

So excited to wath you in the movie again baby..good luck..

Anonymous 6 months ago

I will be counting the months until it airs. Good luck to all. Saranghae to all.

Anonymous 7 months ago

Anna Sawai is beautiful. Is it possible she could be his next girlfriend?

Anonymous 7 months ago

Will Min Ho be a good guy or bad guy?

Anonymous 7 months ago

I can't wait to watch this new series, for sure he is going to a fantastic job as always, all the best for him, he is one of my favourites actors, love him

Anonymous 7 months ago

Just show how great an actor he is to land such a massive part to show off his acting abilities he will bring his a hame and bring his part to life on tje bog screen all the best Lee Min Ho

Anonymous 7 months ago

Very good news. Cant wait to see my favorite handsome actor.

Anonymous 7 months ago

I am enthralled! I've watched a majority of Min Ho's dramas over the years and just finished the last episode of The King: Eternal Monarch two days ago just before my birthday. Looking forward to this upcoming work. Fighting!

Anonymous 7 months ago

Hi, Great! There is a resemblance of this pic with Jan di. Thanks.

Anonymous 7 months ago

Lee min hoo is the best actor on this time nobody beats, cant wait for this !!thank u

Anonymous 7 months ago

Yesss! so excited to see our king Lee Min Ho in a poignant role in an epic historical drama. am sure he will be immersed in his role once again, and deliver a superb acting performance. Looking forward to its showing. Could'nt wait :)

Anonymous 7 months ago

Cant wait to see my oppa again...

Anonymous 7 months ago

Min Ho shhi, all the best for your next project. And lots of love and support for you cuz I know you will never disappoint your fans. Saranghae ❤️

Anonymous 7 months ago

Looking forward to it!

Anonymous 7 months ago

Thank you for this news. He is unbelievable, surreal. Never seen anyone like him.

Anonymous 7 months ago

Can’t wait❤️