Lee Min Ho Recalls His Struggles To Communicate In Different Languages When He Auditioned For “Pachinko”

Actor Lee Min Ho shared the secret behind the audition for ‘Pachinko

On March 18, Lee Min Ho held a video interview with Apple TV+ original series ‘Pachinko‘ in Los Angeles, USA.

On this day, Lee Min Ho was asked about the filming language of ‘Pachinko‘. Korean, English, and Japanese were used at the site.

Regarding this, he confessed, “I felt a lot of language difficulties.

Basically, everyone communicated in English,” he recalled.

Lee Min Ho was cast in ‘Pachinko‘ through an audition.

It’s been 13 years, so I forgot the concept of an audition. It made me think about auditioning once again,” he said.

“I thought this system was reasonable and good,” he said.

“I personally liked it because it wasn’t a job that matched my existing image just because I was a celebrity,” he added

Lee Min Ho also talked about the meaning of the work ‘Pachinko‘.

“For me, it really marked a new beginning. Of course, it is also a work that I auditioned and worked on with a new approach,” he explained.

“I tried to focus as much as possible on the meaning of the work. So, it was a work that was free from the weight I was personally carrying,” he said.

Meanwhile, ‘Pachinko‘ is based on the New York Times best-selling book of the same name written by Korean-American author Lee Min Jin, and it begins with forbidden love and depicts an unforgettable chronicle of war and peace, love and parting, victory and judgment.

Starting with the release of three episodes on February 25, one episode will be released every Friday.


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