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Will Faith finally find its hero in Lee Min-ho?

This drama has undergone one of the most topsy-turvy searches for a leading man I’ve seen in a long time in dramaland, and that’s saying a lot. Upcoming fusion medical sageuk series Faith has managed to keep Kim Hee-sun fixed as the heroine throughout its two-plus-year journey to broadcast, but has left potential heroes Lee Jun-ki and Kang Ji-hwan in the dust. Now it looks like Lee Min-ho might be the next big name to fill the much-needed step in getting this show on the road. Lee Min-ho? Yay. Lee Min-ho with mane of glory? Yum.

He’s still considering the role, so it’s not a confirmed thing. But it’s certainly the kind of drama a young up-and-comer (yeah, it’s hard to believe he’s still relatively new in this industry) should be swooping up with open arms. It’s written and directed by the team behind Sandglass–arguably the most critically acclaimed drama of all time–PD Kim Jong-hak and writer Song Ji-nah. They’re also the team behind Legend, which is probably closer to what we can expect, given that this drama is fusion-fantasy-sageuk as well.

Already cast are Choi Min-soo, Kim Seung-soo, Philip Lee, and Park Sang-won in the Goryeo-era (918 to 1392) story about eastern medicine that promises to mix history, action, fantasy, AND comedy. Uh, what’s left? Throw in musical-melodrama-pantomime and you’ve got a complete set. It reports a 30-billion won budget, which is about three times the usual “big-budget blockbuster” range for tv, so we can expect some splashy visuals to go along with that pretty, pretty cast.

Once Faith secures a leading man it’ll start production, and plans to be on SBS by August.

Via Star News

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i thought i just read somewhere that he dropped this project. ermmm. mayb not? i hope he b in this, i want ti watch him in sageuk. hihihi

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Yeah! Thats what I thought I read too from allkpop!
I hope he accepts this role because for one, I am a fan of Kim Hee Sun!!!!

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I am excited about the drama and I can't wait to see him in the epic drama. however we need more romantic scenes !!! even if it has action, which Lee min ho proved he can kick high ...the romantic scenes are important as well

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Hmm. I can see him rocking a glory mane. And with his City Hunter performance I think he'll do really well here. He should go for it.

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Yay for Lee Min-ho, but uhm, weird pairing. I don't see it.

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i have learned to not judge by looks but from chemistry. let's see if they can use those acting skills to create some.

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but i must admit that this pairings age gap is putting quite a stretch on me believing in them.

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It would be a cool project for him to do.

But its weird to think that when Kim Hee-sun debuted in 1994 (at age 17/18), LMH(ot) was only 5 o_O

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Oh, no! don't do that. If he's in it, then I'll be watching it. Goodbye, sleep? Plus, mane of glory? That's overkill. He's hot enough as it is. Hello, heart attack!

Can they change the leading lady?

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CAN'T wait for LMH to come back to dramaland! Not sure how I feel about this storyline though. I didn't really care for it before, but if he's in it, I'm on board!

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Is it just me or did anybody else take those glasses in his coat pocket to be a lizard/giant insect before close examination?

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i had the opposite reaction. XD
at first i thought they were glasses, then when i looked at them, i thought they strangely resembled a lizard/insect.

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...same here. now will never be able to unsee the lizard aspect.

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Glasses? What glasses? ;)

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I'm not sure about the descriptions of this drama...but I'd love to see Lee Minho back on my computer screen, that's for sure. Hmmm, maybe it's time for a rewatch of City Hunter.

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Yay?
:)

haha, I've never been first before :)

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But... I want Lee Jun Ki. LMH is not my cup of tea.

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Lee Jun Ki won't do it because he just confirmed to a drama with Shin Mina. =(

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where did you hear that? mind sharing?

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shin-min-ah-and-lee-jun-ki-confirmed-for-new-historical-fusion-drama-arang

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Lol sorry, epic fail with the link.

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OH YAY.

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But with Kim Heesun?
I want to see Lee Minho in a new drama, but with this pairing, well, NO.

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the pairing... it might work - i've been wrong about way too many at this point - but right now oh hell, I'll just say it: a little weird, no lie.

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I honestly hope he doesn't take it I mean I really wanna see him back in dramaland and in a saeguk but I was thinking of something more like the princess' man or the moon and the sun not like this and not with this leading lady in completely against it!

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It'll be great for him to work with such amazing writer-director duo, but no romance? I guess that means it doesnt matter whose the female lead then. but romance is my thing, i dont know how i'm feeling about this. I'll be excited anyway for whatever project he'll be in next.

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He looks very pale in this picture...lol

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Whoa, so it's still in limbo? As tempting as the thought of LMH in sageuk hair is, I am in this because it has my most favorite director-writer duo EVER! I will watch ANYTHING they put out and will keep my fingers crossed that this drama ends up more like Daemang than Legend. PDnim and Writernim got carried away with the CGI and guyliner last time. Eek, awesome Park Sang Won looked like a Gangnam ajumma and badass Choi Min Soo looked like Gollum. *shudders*

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wow! Lee Min Ho with Philip Lee and 3 other amazing actors in one drama...this would be great! but with Kim hee-sun noona? well let's just see if the pairing goes well...

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This is not a romance right?

So why is everyone worried about LMH with Kim Hee Sun? they may be nuna-dongseng, rivals, colleagues whatever.

Anyway, i'll just wait for confirmation first before i get myself hyped up.

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but is there any kdrama whether thriller/mystery/suspense or whatever that dosen't try to put in some romantic element in it?

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Bring on the shower scenes!

..wait, what? We're not there yet?

My bad! Guess I got a little ahead of myself.

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Bring on the shower scenes!

Are we there now? :D

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If there was a "Like" button I would like this. Lol.
But, did they have showers back then....? Um... I don't think so....

Maybe more like bring on the bathing under a waterfall? Lol

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ha! "Bring on the waterfall!"

i like it ^_^

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lezzy ~

THANK YOU, for making me laugh so much!

So.....a re-make of "Titanic" would find you
waiting for the LMH shower scene, huh?
Or how about a story about the rescue of
trapped miners miles below the earth's surface
(where we all know that there are plenty of
plumbing fixtures), the same with astronauts
flying through the universe, or scientists
working at the Arctic Circle..........

So as long as any story stars Lee Min-ho,
and the hot-water/plumbing/shower scene
works out OK, you're there?
Love it. :) :) :)

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Woah..wasn't expecting that...he really is trying to be more eclectic in his roles...I like that...but I don;t know if he is ready or a sageuk yet...also I think I would like to see him romance someone that is not a noona for once...like idk..say Park Bo Young or Moon Geun Young?!

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also I was really wishing Faith would try to get Lee Jun Ki...well that is just me being greedy about wanting to see LJK in a sageuk again

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Oh my god. Oh my god. Oh my god. OH MY GOD!!!!!
No wonder I have been missing Lee Minho an awful lot lately.... OH MY GOD!!!!!

I actually don't think a saguek drama is Lee Minho's thing, but I don't care, if it's my Minho, my Namja, my Yeobo, I will watch it.

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Don't like this pairing. I just don't like Kim Hee Sun. Saw a few of her dramas and did not like any of them.

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I'm not crazy about his acting but I always wanted to see him in a sageuk....just for the looks lol.

Philip Lee /yawn.

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I'm so in on this one!!! LMH in sageuk hair and wielding a sword!

Did they shower or bathe back then? I'm squeeeeeing, just picturing it!

*sighs... I'm such a perv!

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I am excited if this is true but worried about the pairing. Age makes no difference but Lmh filmed personal preference and his leading lady was older than him and that drama was a huge let down. Ha, so much medical dramas now

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Min Ho and Min Soo hyung?! haha after seeing Choi Min Soo in Running Man I can't call him anything else but MinSo-hyung even if I'm a girl XD

I would watch this drama, looks promising to me since there's such a good team behind it

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This would be an unexpected pairing, i never thought of LMH as a possibility! I think the two are great actors and i'm very fond of KHS. She's a beauty and looks so good for her age. It could work. What i'm questioning is LMH's mane of glory. XD

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There are 1,270 users online right now (7:56pm PST). Are we all waiting for the new recap of Moon That Embraces The Sun to be posted XD??

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I like Lee Min Ho but I can't see him in this drama. For some reason, I feel like he needs to wait out a drama or two before being the lead of a sageuk. My first choice is still Kang Ji Hwan.

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OH YES PLEASE! I want me some of that Lee Min Ho in that drama! Sounds good to me.

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Can't they cast someone a little more....lively? Lee Min Ho is a rather stiff actor IMO. And Kim Hee Sun isn't much better in the acting department. :/

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Lmh is a stiff actor...congrats your are craziest person of the year..lol..If you don't wanna watch Lmh's stiffness, you can go hop on all the idols dramas...

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agree with you, kind of stiff , prefer Song Joong-Ki, he should be cast as lead actor.

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QFT he is no Song Joong Ki.

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GF, just add Lee Min ho to the list with Lee Jun Ki and Kang Ji-hwan whose not having any Faith.
His agency said he's decided to drop it after revising the script according to Korea.com.... makes us wonder what's wrong with this drama??

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Can we please watch something without Lee Min Ho? Lee Jun Ki just got back. I think he should have first dibs. Honestly, I'm kind of getting sick of Lee Min Ho. And to be honest, I don't think he fits into sageuk dramas

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Okay, Lee Jun Ki already has a drama lined up. Nvm. I won't watch this. Lee Min ho can have it.

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For some reason I can easily imagine him with a mane of glory. Faith or not I really think he needs to do a sageuk one day. Also, the coupling with kim heesun? I don't see it...

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hmmm.... Lee Min Ho = Will watch drama... and i dont have time for that!!

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Dear Drama gods.....

I ain't happy about this...

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Yes please!
I don't care about the genre as long as I have the chance to see him for at least 16 hours.

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Yes please! I'd love to see him try a sageuk and star next to goddess Kim Hee Sun.. no really though that woman is a goddess!

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I'd love to see Lee Min Ho in a sageuk. And seriously, does this mean he'll be some kind of doctor as well? Yes please. And I mean, OK so the age gap is ten years, but that isn't THAT much in dramaland. He's already mainly played against noonas, I think it'll work out.

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I'm salivating at the prospect, I hope he'll do it!

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Okay, I was excited to see Philip Lee! He rocks manes of glory gloriously! I'd ctually like to see LMH take this on because it's a genre/grouping of genres he hasn't tried before.

Come to think of it, many people haven't tried this massive grouping before...can there be zombies?

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Yay, I'm all for my first love, Lee Min Ho-ssi.
Fighting, Oppa!!!

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I dont give a damn if that series sounds like the wierdest ever! And I have no idea about heroine!

BUT ITS LEE MIN HO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IF HE CHOOSES THIS, I TRUST HIM.

And its

OPPA FIGHTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I dont give a damn if that series sounds like the wierdest ever! And I have no idea about heroine!

BUT ITS LEE MIN HO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IF HE CHOOSES THIS, I TRUST HIM.

And its GONNA BE AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OPPA FIGHTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I am so excited Lee min ho is even thinking to do the Historical drama. i was imagining about this day...i know he has not yet decided on it but i think he will make a handsome lead actor in traditional cloth :) however I need more romantic scenes if he is involved in this drama!!!. :) kindly asking :)

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ohh! plz don driv me crazy. im getng confse frm all tese news. watever ! i like LMH SOOOOOOO MOOOCH....
ANYTHNG 4 U LMH.

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I can't believe that Kim Hee Sun looks so good with Lee Min Ho. Maybe this the faith that make them act together after a long search for the leading male of this drama.

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I like this leading actress, Kim Hee Sun as Eun Soo. She is very funny, happy go luck, bright and beautiful.

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I really wish that Lee Jun Ki will co-star with Kim Hee Sun because Kim Hee Sun is Lee Jun Ki 's idol. Sure this drama will be much daebak than now. Poor Hee Sun, been so much critised by Lee Min Ho's fans. He getting all the credits from nowhere, I don't think he is good acting but yes, good looking only.

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