“The Heirs” and “You Who Came From The Stars” were bigger hits in China than anyone expected.
“You Who Came From The Stars” had over two billion views in China, sparked government discussions about the future of Chinese entertainment and inspired such trends as eating the fried chicken and beer enjoyed by one of the show”s characters. The drama, which starred Jun Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun inspired an obsessive following.
Before that “The Heirs,” starring Lee Min Ho, Park Shin Hye and Choi Jin Hyuk, had as many as one billion views on Youku, China”s biggest video streaming site. Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye were already popular in China before “The Heirs” but the drama further boosted their popularity. Park Shin Hye plans to make several stops in China on her next world tour