Is love budding between Girls' Generation's YoonA and Hong Jong Hyun?

Girls' Generation's YoonA and Hong Jong Hyun star in The King in Love.

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Im Yoona and Hong Jong Hyun star together on The King in Love Facebook

YoonA has shared an adorable image of herself with Hong Jong Hyun on the set of The King in Love. The two stars, who play lead characters in the historical drama, were spotted having some fun time during break, on the set of the series.

In the photo, the Girls' Generation star is seen sitting in front of Jong Hyun, who is playing with Yoona's hair as their other co-star, Im Siwan looks on.

Previously, YoonA gushed about her fellow actors during an interview with MBC's Section TV. She said about Hong Jong Hyun: "He looks intense from the outside, but he is actually very kind and he notices the details."

As for Siwan, she opined: "Im Siwan is very manly. He is very focused when he is working and he's professional. He's mature."

The trio share great bond, on-and-off screen. A The King Loves production staff told Soompi: "Just as their characters do in the drama, Im Siwan, YoonA, and Hong Jong Hyun also shared a special friendship on set. The three of them were all extremely personable, so since the very beginning of the shoot, they became very close. All three of them are quite funny and outgoing, so the laughter never stopped whenever there was a break."

"Their close chemistry seeped into the love triangle between the three characters as well," the insider added.