With the heart fluttery first meeting between Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye, a new visual couple was born.
Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye are starring in the upcoming SBS drama, The Heirs. The drama is about Kim Tan, the heir of Empire Group, who has everything, including pain, and Cha Eun Sang, who works hard to make it out alive in poverty.
Along with Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye, Kim Woo Bin, Kim Ji Won, CNBLUE's Kang Min Hyuk, and f(x)'s Krystal will also help the love story unfold.
On September 17, teaser photos of Park Shin Hye and Lee Min Ho's first meeting were revealed, showing Lee Min Ho with his arm wrapped around Park Shin Hye as the two gazed into each other's eyes.
As if foreshadowing the love story to come, the two showed impressive acting sending messages back and forth with just their gazes.
The scene was filmed on August 22 in Paju. The two had grown close after several script reading sessions and greeted each other warmly once on the set. Even before the shoot began, the two actors carefully checked the set and repeated practiced together during the rehearsals.
Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye worked passionately to make the drama as perfect as possible, checking the script and talking with director Kang Shin Hyo many times. As soon as the camera started rolling, Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye transformed into their characters.
“It's very fun to work with the respected writer, director, actors, producers, and staff,” said Lee Min Ho. “Like the title, The One Who Wear the Crown, Bears the Crown, I will work hard with responsibility to create a good project for the viewers.”
“I've read the script over and over again and paid close attention to the clothes and props to become Cha Eun Sang,” said Park Shin Hye. “Even talking with the director to receive more detailed directions, I will work hard to get closer to the viewers as Cha Eun Sang. Please look forward to it!”
Production company, Hwa and Dam Pictures talked with enews, saying, “Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye completed their first shoot with great visual and acting. They showcased enthusiasm that made it seems like they knew each other for a very long time, adding another layer of anticipation for The Heirs couple.”
Meanwhile, The Heirs was written by Kim Eun Sook, the writer of Secret Garden and A Gentleman's Dignity, while directed by Kang Shin Hyo, who created, Tazza and Midas.
The drama is about a high school students living in high society as they get involved with a girl from the lower class.
Photo Credit: Hwa and Dam Pictures