That was the mouthful name a few weeks ago (not really, I shortened it) but the name has recently been updated to The Inheritors. I think I might be the only one not hyped up about this drama… Maybe because of school, maybe because of my fear of being disappointed, but I don’t actively chase after the news for this baby. I generally like the cast members but my brain has a few questions…
01. Why the heck is this drama set in HIGH SCHOOL? The plot is about little, teeny kids finding friendship and love in the midst of riches and stitches. AND? Why can’t it be set in a college setting? Unless the writer is planning to time-travel to the future, I don’t really understand why they have to be so young….
Of course the problem is not being young (pshh) ….which leads to…
02. Look at that chiseled face. Now tell me how Lee Min Ho could convince you he’s a testosterone-driven teenager boy? He just played an ancient warrior not so long ago… And if that face + body hangs around school, the stalkerdom will increase in membership while everyone fails their exams. What’s one Lee Min Ho + 1 Lee Min Ho? 😛
I’m neutral with Park Shin Hye you see, mostly because she hasn’t moved me in any roles. I feel like she should pass up playing the poor, Candy roles. Her character title is funnier – Heiress of Poordom (okay, I made up the last word but the meaning is still there.) Now you know which academy is in charge of producing poor female characters relentlessly. Destroy this center, I say!
03. Don’t you think the above picture is missing someone? Lee Jong Suk! I swear these three boys are the Representatives of High Schoolers in dramaland. Imagine the following scenario:
Drama Director: “Yo, I need another tweeny boy to fill up the classroom!”
Agency: “Is the father Jang Dong Gun? Our boys may be high schoolers but we’re very selective!”
Drama Director: “Psh, get off your high horse, be glad your alien-looking boy is getting jobs!”
Kap: “I beg to differ, he looks like a harmless piranha! Chomp! Chomp!”
Anyway, this time Kim Woo Bin gets to romance Park Shin Hye’s character, forming the third leg of our high school romance. Is that something breaking, I hear? heh.
Kang Ha Neul repeats his role in Monstar, by playing another student body President. XD
Cutie Pie Kang Min Hyuk. Whoa. He has grown up a lot since Heartstrings but still shining with boyish charms. He’s paired up with F(x)’s Krystal. Not sure about this couple, mainly because Krystal has this perennial grumpy expression every time I see her photos.
Krystal Jung plays Lee Min Ho’s ex girlfriend and Kim Ji Won struts in brand named clothes and bags with a high school air. 😀
The pair that I’m looking forward to is…
04. Younger than both Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye, Im Joo Eun must have offended her agency because why the heck did she get a teacher role? BAHHHH…. but read this:
Diligent in her teaching and slightly awkward in her social life, Im Joo Eun’s character catches the eye of Choi Jin Hyuk’s perfect man role effortlessly. Aww. That sounds adorable. Shipppy-happy is me!
05. The writer is Kim Eun Sook. Judging from her past works, she isn’t a risk-taker, casting big names for her projects. Which isn’t wrong but for a household writer, I wish she had ventured out of the batch of established celebrities and promoted newbies instead. Surely, she could launch a few new faces into the mix. And while I did enjoy Secret Garden the first time around, its not a drama where both lead characters are developed on the same wavelength. Joo Won has more layers while Ra Im doesn’t have a life of her own after meeting him. Her life revolves around him – one aspect I didn’t enjoy while rewatching the drama. So now I’m worried…
Done with my ramblings! Regardless of my saying, Heirs is already a guaranteed crack drama. Pray that it deserves that compliment!