Lee Min Ho Aims Memorable Character To Be Loved By Viewers In “The King: Eternal Monarch”
Undoubtedly, Lee Min Ho is an actor who ensures that roles given to him lingers in the memory of viewers
As such, in his post-military comeback drama, Lee Min Ho has nothing but focus to bring vibrancy and warmth to his latest character.
Pouring extraordinary effort, the actor has been making fans happy with his rendition of Lee Gon, the third emperor of Korean Empire. After a tragic event that caused his father’s death, Lee Gon has been working hard for his Kingdom at an early age.
Preparing for an inevitable fight with his heartless uncle, he stumbles on a portal that leads him to the Kingdom’s parallel world. A new world where he meets the woman he has been looking for in the last 25 years.
Lee Gon’s Charm
At the end of episode 4 of The King: Eternal Monarch, romance is expected to blossom between the characters portrayed by Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun. Wanting to put a stop on Lee Gon’s parallel world theories, Jung Tae Eul agrees to join him in his world.
Moving on a fast-pace, the romance has been one of the addicting hook of the series. Carrying the weight to make the love frames stunning, Lee Min Ho has been scoring full marks so far.
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Generating love from fans, Lee’s fascinating immersion to his role can be credited to his efforts and passion. On April 30, behind-the-scene photos of the Hallyu star were revealed. The images show Lee Min Ho digesting his character with focus. During breaks, he studies the script before the camera rolls again for another take.
Even in the actual filming, Lee Min Ho carefully studies every scene to convincingly draw the three-dimensional story lines of the parallel world and constitutional monarchy. He constantly shares opinions with directors and fellow actors.
Lee Min Ho’s preparation for Lee Gon
To bring out the distinct charm of his role, Lee has been working hard since October 2019. In order to own a strong character, he paid attention to details of the emperor he wants to achieve. From voice tone, costume and posture; he captures the demeanor of a charismatic ruler.
In particular, he is praised by the on-site staff for his amazing script memorization. Moreover, Lee Min Ho practiced various sports such as rowing and horse riding. Topping that is the sleek combat skills suiting the sketch of a perfect monarch.
To channel the smart side of Lee Gon, he also engaged in supplementary studies. He read Math books and learned from lectures of physicists. Also, he visited Deoksugung Palace to study history.
Sparing no effort to improve the role of Lee Gon, Lee Min Ho aims the completion of high-concept fantasy romance that will be loved by Korean drama patrons.
The King: Eternal Monarch is broadcast every Friday and Saturday on SBS. It is streamed globally on Netflix at 10:30 p.m.
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Images Credit To: MYM Entertainment
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