f(x)’s Sulli and SHINee’s Minho Confirmed as Leads in ′Hana-Kimi′ Remake
SM Entertainment artists Sulli and Minho have been cast as the leads in upcoming SBS teen drama To the Beautiful You.
Sulli will star as Gu Jae Hee, a teenage girl who pretends to be a boy in order to transfer to an all-boys high school to help high jump gold medalist Kang Tae Jun, played by SHINee’s Minho, make a comeback after sustaining an injury. Their relationship is expected to develop into a teen romance.
The drama is based on Hisaya Nakajo’s popular Japanese manga Hana-Kimi and will be directed by Jun Ki Sang of Boys Over Flowers-fame. It is also the first project being produced by SM C&C, a subsidiary of SM Entertainment.
To the Beautiful You will begin shooting in June and will air in August.
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