Lana Condor Lands Lead Role for Upcoming Sci-Fi Rom-Com ‘Moonshot’

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“To All The Boys” breakout star Lana Condor is set to star in a new film from HBO Max. 

The 23-year-old recently signed on to lead the cast of “Moonshot,” an upcoming sci-fi rom-com penned by Max Taxe, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Set in the future on a terraformed, human-colonized Mars, the film features two college students from earth who aim to reunite with their significant others. The pair teams up to sneak aboard a space shuttle to reach the red planet.  

Condor will play the role of Sophie, a student who decides to chase after her boyfriend who moved to Mars.

“Moonshot” will be Chris Winterbauer’s solo feature directorial debut. Further casting for the film has not yet been revealed.

Condor, who made her acting debut as Jubilee in 2016’s “X-Men: Apocalypse,” skyrocketed in popularity thanks to Netflix’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.”

The Vietnamese-born American actress reprised her role as Lara Jean Covey in the second installment of the “To All the Boys” franchise last year. 

“To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean,” the third and potentially final installment of the film series is reportedly in post-production.

Condor and her co-star Noah Centineo recently announced via Instagram Live that they’ll be hosting a charity livestream table read on YouTube on June 30 and will include a scene from the upcoming movie.

Feature Image via @lanacondor

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