He started his career as a young actor in the 2017 comedic drama Prison Playbook. Born in Gyeonggi Province of South Korea on April 11, 1995, he has played many characters and was nominated for Character of the Year at The 2018 Drama Awards. So, let’s get deep into Lee Do Hyun’s performance in the drama Hotel Del Luna in this Channel-Korea article! Keep reading!
Lee Do-hyun’s Role in Hotel Del Luna
Lee Do Hyun is cast as Go Chung-myung, the royal guard captain and Jang Man-wol’s (IU’s) past lover. Go Chung-myung has also given his heart to Jang Man Wol. As a supporting role in this drama, he played a significant part in the story. Lee Do-hyun tried to protect his clan and help keep Man-wol from punishment. Those are the reason why he should have married Princess Song-hwa. But, who knew that he was in the same hotel for a long time with Man-wol as the first-ever guest. He just wanted to keep his promise.
Lee Do Hyun’s Scene in Hotel Del Luna
Lee Do-hyun as Go Chung-myung is mesmerizing in many episodes in Hotel Del Luna. He becomes the first love of IU in Hotel Del Luna. He also falls in love with her. He is always accompanying IU in doing whatever she wants even though she is a robber. At one point, he betrays IU and she is caught. Conflict begins, and IU is angry about Hyeon Woo’s death and intends to get revenge. Go Chung Myung is supposed to be sent to the hereafter but manages to run away in the form of fireflies. As a loyal person, he disguises himself and still accompanies IU in the Hotel Del Luna for years as he promised, but IU didn’t realize. Later, IU releases her revenge and lets Go Chung-myung go to his afterlife.
Lee Do Hyun and Behind the Scenes of Hotel Del Luna
Lee Do-hyun in an interview admitted that he experienced embarrassing things. When he was doing his first scene, it took 10 times of filming. It’s because he met IU for the first time and under the bright, hot sun. He also said that when he took this role, he kept reciting his lines over and over again. This was such a hard time for him, and he had so many things to learn. Later on, they moved to another location to redo the scene and succeeded.
The Chemistry between Lee Do Hyun and IU in Hotel Del Luna
Lee Do-hyun received huge support from IU while shooting Hotel Del Luna. He felt grateful for their connection and strong bond. IU always opened up and gave him advice while doing the scenes. Lee Do-hyun received such an eye-opening message from IU when he felt regret after watching his scenes. IU told him that he already did his best and could do even better in the future which made him more patient and relieved with himself. Also interesting is that IU put her name as Man-wol in Lee Do-hyun’s contacts. This led him to feel comfortable talking with IU while she is supposed to be his noona (sister).
Lee Do Hyun and IU’s Relationship after the Drama Hotel Del Luna
After finishing their drama, Lee Do-hyun and IU are still in contact. On June 25, Lee Do-hyun received a snack truck from IU while he was shooting for the new drama 18, Again. He showed his happiness by writing “to IU, the genuine trend-setter, thank you, 18 again, sister again.” He also impersonated IU’s photo banner and uploaded a picture to his Instagram. Lee Do-hyun hopes to one day work with IU again but with a happy-ending story. That’s all about Lee Do-hyun’s appearance in Hotel Del Luna. Keep supporting him in his new dramas and movies. So, which scene do you like from Lee Do-hyun? Put your comments below! Don’t forget to share it on Twitter, too.