Getting to know about the New SBS Drama: The Heirs
Drama: The Heirs / The One Who Wants To Wear The Crown, Bear The Crown – The Heirs (literal title)
Revised romanization: Wangkwoneul Sseuryeoneunja, Keumugyeruel Kyeondyeora - Sangsokjadeul
Hangul: 왕관을 쓰려는자, 그무게를 견뎌라-상속자들 (working title)
Director: Kang Shin-Hyo
Writer: Kim Eun-Sook
Release Date: October 9, 2013 --
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 21:55
Country: South Korea
"The Heirs" depicts the friendships and love lives of high school students from wealthy families.
"The Heirs" takes over the Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "Master's Sun" and will be followed by "Man from the Stars December, 2013.
Singer/actor Jung Yong-Hwa from Kpop group "CN BLUE" was originally cast as one of the main supporting characters, but dropped out of the project. According to his management company FNC Entertainment, differences between between production company Hwa & Dam Pictures and FNC Entertainment over Jung Yong-Hwa's character could not be mutually satisfied.
First script reading for "The Heirs" takes place July 17, 2013 in South Korea.
Filming for "The Heirs" moves to the United States in September, 2013 for a 3 week period. Actors including Lee Min-Ho & Park Shin-Hye will leave for the United States on September 3, 2013. Filming will take place around Los Angeles, California, including beaches in Malibu, as well as other locations.
Lee Min-Ho - Kim Tan
Park Shin-Hye - Cha Eun-Sang
Kang Min-Hyuk - Yoon Chan-Young
Kim Woo-Bin - Choi Young-Do
Choi Jin-Hyuk - Kim Won (Kim Tan's older stepbrother)
Kang Ha-Neul - Lee Hyo-Shin