Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyun will appear together in the new drama of Park Ji Eun ，who already written “My Love From My Star”, in which Jun Ji Hyun played alongside Kim Soo Hyun.
The Director of the drama is Jin Hyuk, already having worked with Lee Min Ho, in “City Hunter“.!
The drama at the moment called “Legend of the Blue Sea”, scheduled to begin in November on SBS, for a release on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
The drama will begin after the end of “Incarnation of Envy“. “Legend of the Blue Sea” will mix historical facts and fantastic elements, since there will be sirens during the Joseon Dynasty. Indeed, according to legend, Kim Dam Nyeong released, at the time, the sirens captured by fishermen nets.
Official production statement: “from the first stages of the creation, Park Ji Eun has imagined Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho to play the main characters. The two actors have decided to work on the drama because they have confidence in the crew. Wait until you discover the chemistry between the two.”
The drama could break records , according to the statements of a member of the production team.
May 30, the latter revealed: “with these huge names at the top of the draft, the drama been interested much the Chinese market. A company has offered USD 501,000 for the rights to broadcast of an episode, and with competition, prices could climb beyond the USD 556,00 per episode.”
The record is currently held by “Descendants of the Sun“, whose rights are sold in China at a price of 220 000 euros per episode.