K-drama fans are in for a treat this year! The dashing Park Hyung-sik will return to the screen playing opposite popular actress Han So-hee for Disney+’s latest television series Soundtrack #1 . Slated to release on March 23, the musical show will tell the story of two best friends who get better acquainted after staying in the same house for two weeks. The series is helmed by director Kim Hee-won of Vincenzo and The Crowned Clown . During an interview with SportsWorldi, Park revealed his motivation behind partaking in the drama. “The biggest reason was that I wanted to work together with director Kim Hee-won and actress Han So-hee,” he said, further adding that “the script was so fun to read’’. Park himself is already a popular name among K-drama fans, becoming one of the most successful idol-turned-actors in the country. 5 things to know about Park Seo-joon, Marvel’s next Korean star He returned to acting after being discharged from his military training in early 2021, to fans’ delight. Here are some interesting facts to know about the handsome star. 1. He truly loves his ZE: A bandmates Park made his debut as an idol in a Star Empire Entertainment-managed boy band called ZE: A in 2010. The nine-member group enjoyed stellar success during their time but has been on hiatus since 2017. “As was officially reported, many of the members are now under different agencies; however, despite this, we are still one group, which is why the name ZE: A remains,” Park said in 2017, according Soompi. He also stated that his fellow members are his “greatest source of strength” and that they are like a family. “Just the fact that I have people I can talk to about my worries is a great gift.” He also added that, “When I think of my fellow members, I get a little choked up. I genuinely want for them all to succeed and be happy … Since we went through difficult periods together.” In 2013, five members of ZE: A formed the group’s first subunit called ZE: A Five including Park, Siwan, Kevin, Minwoo and Dongjun. 5 K-drama actresses who married ultra-rich husbands 2. He started acting early and truly loves Park Bo-young Park made a shift into acting two years after his idol debut in the 2012 SBS drama I Remember You , followed by Dummy Mommy . He started getting recognition after starring in 2015’s High Society and Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016) and achieved massive star status after Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017) opposite Park Bo-young where they both shared intense chemistry. According to Soompi, he revealed that many thought he was dating Park Bo-young due to their palpable chemistry, but they are just friends. “I really loved Park Bo-young. She’s that lovable.” The co-stars continued to show their friendship off-screen, too, by sending each other congratulatory food trucks at the start of their new projects. The actor then joined Jang Dong-gun in the Korean remake of Suits (2018) and appeared in the apocalyptic drama in last year’s Happiness . He has been nominated for more than 10 awards and won the best actor award at the Korean Association of Film Critics for his first film Juror 8 (2019), which was based on the Hollywood classic 12 Angry Men. Inside Crash Landing on You co-stars Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin’s wedding joy 3. He was born wealthy and is super close to his family Many fans were curious from the beginning as to whether Park was born into wealth – and their speculations turned out to be correct. Born in Yongin, the 30-year-old star is the youngest in his family. According to AllKpop, it was revealed that his father is a member of the board of directors at BMW Korea while his mother is a piano teacher. It was previously rumoured that Park’s father was the CEO of the luxurious car brand, but the actor confirmed that his father is actually part of the board. In an interview with SBS’ Incarnation , the actor clarified, “I knew he was part of the company, but I didn’t know if he was in a high position. I asked him, ‘You really are a member of the board, right?’, and he showed me his business card.” Park also shared that he had a huge appetite as a young kid (he used to eat up to four packs of ramen at a time) and is very close to his family. “I think [being good at saying cheesy things] runs in my family. We’re always telling each other we love each other and things like that,” he said in an interview, according to Soompi. 6 K-pop idols who are ‘human luxury brands’, from V to Jennie 4. He is very, very musical BONNIE & CLYDE 🎟 2013 🎭 Park Hyung Sik as Clyde #ParkHyungSik #HyungSik #박형식 #パクヒョンシク #朴炯植 #제국의아이들 #zea #zeafive #SIKcret pic.twitter.com/h0KRqdqRci — hyungsik (@kisgnuyh) April 8, 2020 Park’s first acting endeavour actually came from being on the theatre stage. In 2011, Park made his theatre debut opposite Super Junior’s Ryeowook in the musical Temptation of Wolves , followed by Gwanghwamun Love Song playing the role of Ji-yong. #ParkHyungSik excellent vocals & theatre acting as he performs the soulful "Will Tomorrow Come" in the Bonnie & Clyde Musical. Courtesy of CJ E&M pic.twitter.com/nhubrXkWK5 — beaugeste811 (@beaugeste811) August 7, 2019 Park has also taken roles in several classic Western play adaptations like Bonnie & Clyde, The Three Musketeers and Levay’s Elisabeth as Der Tod – the latter earned him a nod at the Daegu International Musical Festival. 6 beauty secrets to Son Ye-jin’s age-defying looks at 40 5. He is in the popular “Wooga Squad” Not only is Park talented and musically gifted – the Korean star is also a social butterfly. He is known to have a diverse circle of friends, but his most famous might be the “ Wooga Squad ”. The group includes huge Korean stars like Park Seo-joon, BTS’ V, Parasite star Choi Woo-shik and rapper Peakboy. According to multiple reports, the boys got close after Park Seo-joon, Park Hyung-sik, and V worked together in the period drama Hwarang in 2017. Meanwhile, Choi and Park Seo-joon became friends after working on the sitcom Family followed by the inclusion of rapper Peakboy. Their band of brothers’ group name is the abbreviation for “ woori-ga gajok-inga ?” meaning “are we family?” Fans love their interactions both online and offline and the boy squad also openly support each other and go on group holidays together. Talk about #squadgoals. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .