Actor Lee Min Ho is set to make his small screen comeback with his upcoming drama ‘The One Trying to Wear the Crown, Withstand the Weight - The Heirs’ (working title).
The new drama ‘The Heirs’ will be written by comedy drama genius screen writer Kim Eun Sook, while director Kang Shin Hyo will be at the helm, with ‘box office certainty’ Lee Min Ho forming the 3rd wheel of this impressive triumvirate that has drawn much attention from industry insiders and the public, and on course to become the most anticipated drama in 2013.
With dramas like ‘Boys Over Flowers’, ‘Personal Preference’, City Hunter’, and ‘Faith’, Lee Min Ho has swiftly won the hearts of fans all over the world, and become a top actor in the process. Screen writer Kim Eun Sook is famed for her well-written scripts that has led to dramas like ‘Secret Garden’, ‘A Gentleman’s Dignity’, and ‘Lovers in Paris’ to become instant hits with viewers and draw high television ratings along the way. With Kim Eun Sook’s ability to bring out the best in her male leads, fans are anticipating to see how Lee Min Ho will be written in the new drama.
Lee Min Ho said, “I have personally saw Kim Eun Sook’s productions, and have always wanted to collaborate with her at least once. I will finally get my wish fulfilled this time. It will be a meaningful experience to be able to work with a screen writer and director that I respect a lot.”
Screen writer Kim Eun Sook also lavished praise on Lee Min Ho and said she will be focusing all her energies into writing the script and create a role that’s tailor-made for Lee Min Ho. The production company expressed, “Lee Min Ho will lead the drama, and we are currently on the lookout for his female lead through ongoing auditions.”
Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho will be releasing a mini album in early May to thank fans for the continuous love and support for him. Lee Min Ho will also begin his 10-city global fan meeting tour, starting with Seoul, South Korea from May 25th.
By: Lee Da Hye