Ahn Hyo Seop And Lee Min Ho In Talks To Star In Film Based On Web Novel “Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint”
On May 3, Ilgan Sports reported that Ahn Hyo Seop will be starring in “Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint” as the main lead Kim Dok Ja. Maeil Kyungjae further reported that Lee Min Ho is also in talks for the film.
In response to the reports, a source from Ahn Hyo Seop’s agency The Present Company shared, “He has received an offer to star in the film ‘Omniscient Reader’s Perspective,’ and he is reviewing the offer.”
A representative of Lee Min Ho’s agency MYM Entertainment similarly shared, “It is true that Lee Min Ho received an offer to star in ‘Omniscient Reader’s Perspective.’ It is one of the projects he has received an offer for. Nothing has been decided yet.”
“Omniscient Reader’s Viewpoint” is based on a web novel of the same name and follows the story of Kim Dok Ja, whose world suddenly changes into that of the web novel he read. In addition to the web novel, the ongoing webtoon is also receiving much love from fans.
Ahn Hyo Seop is reportedly in talks to play Kim Dok Ja, who is working together with his allies to save the world after it starts to follow the plot of the web novel he read, while Lee Min Ho has reportedly been offered the role of Yoo Joong Hyuk, the original main character of the web novel that Kim Dok Ja read.
The upcoming film will be produced by Realies Pictures of the “Along with the Gods” series and helmed by director Kim Byun Woo of “The Terror Live.” More than 20 billion won (approximately $15 million) has reportedly been invested in production costs, and follow-up projects are also scheduled.
Ahn Hyo Seop is currently starring in the third installment of “Dr. Romantic,” and he is also gearing up to star in “A Time Called You,” raising anticipation for his potential big screen debut. Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho impressed with his performance in “Pachinko,” and his upcoming drama “Ask The Stars” (working title, also known as “Where the Stars Gossip”) with Gong Hyo Jin recently wrapped up filming.
Are you excited for this potential lineup? Stay tuned for more updates!
While waiting, watch Ahn Hyo Seop in “Dr. Romantic 2” on Viki:
Also watch Lee Min Ho in “The Legend of the Blue Sea” below: