Lee Joon Gi is famous for portraying the role of Prince Wang So in the popular TV series Scarlet Heart Ryeo. The show recently concluded with stellar ratings and put Lee Joon Gi and female lead IU in the limelight. Many stories surrounding the show made the actor all the more lovable.
Lee Joon Gi gave an interview to a Chinese magazine and became reminiscent of his role in Scarlet Heart Ryeo. The actor played the role of a prince in the Goryeo dynasty who falls in love with a commoner girl, Hae Soo. The rustic look of the prince worked wonders for the show.
Lee Joon Gi Picks Prince Wang So As His Favorite Character
In the interview, Lee Joon Gi was asked to which prince he would like to play yet again in the show. Not surprisingly, he picked playing the role of Wang So. The Prince’s devotion and commitment to a girl rung true for the actor.
Joon Gi says, “[Wang So] has a stiff personality, but he is wholeheartedly devoted to a girl, which I think makes him a very cool and handsome character. It was a great satisfaction to have played such a character.” Another role that the actor would like to experiment with is that of yet another popular character Prince Wang Wook.
Is Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2 Possible?
Kang Ha-neul portrays the role of 8th Prince Wang Wook in the Scarlet Heart Ryeo show. Soompi reports that the actor acknowledges the popularity of Wook’s character in the show. He said, “[It’s because] the 8th Prince is a romantic. And although all the characters went through a lot of changes, many viewers liked the 8th Prince at the start.”
Lee Joon Gi is now a big superstar not only in South Korea but also in countries like China. The actor is also beginning to make a mark in Hollywood. He will be doing a special appearance role in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. His presence in the movie will last for about 5-10 minutes. The movie releases on Dec. 23, 2016.
With his popularity continuing to grow, fans are calling for Scarlet Heart Ryeo Season 2. Social media is abuzz with rumors of the show coming back due to fans’ demands. One will have to wait to see if Lee Joon Gi returns to the TV screens as Prince Wang So.