The lead actors of MBC TV series The King 2 Hearts, Ha Ji Won and Lee Seung Gi, are dedicated to the professionalism and has persistent passion to acting, further enhance the quality of the drama. The secret for them to perform such a superb acting lies on the efforts on studying the script like students taking college entrance examination during the process of round the clock intense shooting schedule.
In the episode 1 and 2 of The King 2 Hearts, Ha Ji Won and Lee Seung Gi perform perfectly the fateful encounter of South man North woman, topping the ratings chart among the three dramas broadcast at the same time, showing unbeatable trend.
Ha Ji Won and Lee Seung Gi play the role of top North Korean Special Forces instructor Kim Hang Ah and Lee Jae Ha, South Korean prince who has an exaggerated opinion of one’s abilities, arrogant and not attends to one’s duties respectively. They who perfectly portray the roles cooperate harmoniously, very striking.
In the published behind the scene photos, Ha Ji Won was going all out to study the script wearing the red headphone, while Lee Seung Gi was using highlighter to mark his own lines, and used sticky notes to paginate clearly, studying the script unremittingly.
It is reported that Ha Ji Won and Lee Seung Gi are not only staging intimate cooperation and unremitting studying of the script, but will also discuss the actual filming content with director Lee Jae Kyu before shooting every scene. Director Lee Jae Kyu and Lee Seung Gi sat together and put forward detailed acting advice, and talked about the story content with Ha Ji Won, so that they can perform the acting skill with emotions, showing his detailed and humorous directing.
The official in charge of Kim Joon Hak Production company said, "Ha Ji Won and Lee Seung Gi study the script whenever free, displaying the passion for acting. The two persons devote all the enthusiasm and energy to The King 2 Hearts, in order to further enhance the drama quality, completing a fine drama."
In addition, The King 2 Hearts tops the ratings chart for Wednesday and Thursday drama series. Because of the mature acting of Ha Ji Won, Lee Seung Gi, Jo Jung Suk, Yoon Je Moon and others, the drama series with concept of 'quality drama' is born.