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.

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“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.

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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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