Lee Min Ho has confirmed that his follow-up to Faith is a new drama with the working title "The One Trying to Wear the Crown, Withstand the Weight - The Heirs." Written by romantic comedy specialist Kim Eun Sook (A Gentleman's Dignity, Secret Garden), and directed by Kang Shin Hyo (director of Midas and producer of A Gentleman's Dignity), "The Heirs" is scheduled to run for 20 episodes.
Lee Min Ho is excited for a return to romantic comedy, saying "as I normally watch writer Kim’s productions, I wanted to definitely work with her and my wish was fulfilled through this opportunity. Working with the writer and director whom I respect, I think it will become a meaningful production.” Kim Eun Sook is known for catering her scripts to the strengths of the stars, and she expressed enthusiasm for the new project, writing a drama for one of Asia's biggest stars.
The production company confirmed, "Lee Min Ho will lead the drama, and we are currently on the lookout for his female lead through ongoing auditions.”
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