Choi Jin Hyuk to Join ′The Heirs′ as Lee Min Ho′s Brother
Choi Jin Hyuk will be joining Lee Min Ho in a drama that′s slated to have one of the best-looking casts in recent history.
The actor recently confirmed his appearance in the upcoming SBS drama The One Trying to Wear the Crown, Withstand the Weight - The Heirs.
He will be aiming to continue the success he garnered with his short appearance on MBC′s Gu Family Book.
The Heirs is a piece by screenwriter Kim Eun Sook of Lovers in Paris, Secret Garden and A Gentleman′s Dignity, with producer Kang Shin Hyo of Tazza and Midas. It is to be a trendy drama about high-class high school students.
The drama has already confirmed Lee Min Ho, Park Shin Hye, Kim Sung Ryeong and more stars for its cast, and with the addition of Choi Kang Hyuk, it now boasts an even better lineup.
Choi Jin Hyuk will appear as Lee Min Ho′s perfect half brother Kim Won, the president of Korea′s biggest enterprise, Empire Group.
He is expected to shine among the teenage roles of the drama as a more mature beauty.
The actor took up the offer to appear in the drama after receiving a love call from writer Kim Eun Sook herself.
He commented, "I′ve watched writer Kim Eun Sook′s pieces with interest, and I′ve always wanted to appear in one of her works. I′m honored I′ll be joining her with this piece. As she′s shown me her trust, I′ll work hard to put on some good acting."
The Heirs will start airing in the latter half of the year.
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