K-pop boy band Super Junior member Siwon. [Siwon's Twitter account]

K-pop boy band Super Junior member Siwon. [Siwon’s Twitter account]

Top K-pop boy band Super Junior member Siwon has been cast in a Chinese drama, according to his agency on Monday.

An official with SM Entertainment told TenAsia over the phone that the 26-year-old idol star will play the main character in an upcoming drama being called the Chinese version of hit Korean drama “The Inheritors.”

In the show, Siwon will play the hidden grandchild of a conglomerate’s chairman who runs into the race to become an inheritor.

Siwon will also work with Chinese actress Kan Qing Zi in the series that is soon set to start filming.

Siwon, who debuted as a member of Super Junior in 2005, has also proven his name as an actor through projects including SBS action drama “ATHENA,” KBS action drama “Poseidon” and SBS drama “THE LORD OF THE DRAMA.”

Reporter. Kim Gwang-kuk
Translator. Jessica Kim

Courtesy of Siwon’s Twitter account