Hyun-Bin would play a man suffering from a mental illness and institutionalized in a mental hospital.
Prior to taking the role, he wasn't sure if he could play the character adequately, but he told the director that he would do his best.
At Chung-Ang University, Hyun-Bin worked lighting and managed the school theatre.
He also participated in school plays. In 2003, Hyun-Bin made his acting debut in the KBS drama "Bodyguard". He played a stalker of Han Shin-Ae (played by Lee Se-Eun).
In 2008, Hyun-Bin took on the leading role in the film "I Am Happy," which premiered as the closing film for the 2008 Pusan International Film Festival.
The drama would also helped to develop Hyun-Bin's personal life as a bond was formed with main actress Song Hye-Kyo while working on the set.
But recently, there were talks that Kang Sora, 27, and Hyun Bin, 35, had broken up after being together for close to a year.
In a news report by Soompi, Kang Sora’s agency Plum Actors had released a statement that read: “We have checked with Kang Sora and she has confirmed that she and Hyun Bin ended their relationship recently.”Hyun Bin’s agency VAST Entertainment also released an official statement that read: “We have confirmed that Hyun Bin and Kang Sora recently broke up after drifting apart due to their busy schedules.
After the runaway success of "My Name Is Kim Sam-soon," Hyun-Bin picked the mellow romantic movie "A Millionaire's First Love" for his next project.
"A Millionaire's First Love" was far less successful doing poorly at the box office and with critics.