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Actress Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho reportedly going to Palau, country in the Oceania and Spain to film for new drama "The Legend of the Blue Sea". (Bhc, MYM Entertainment via The Korea Herald/-)
Top Korean stars Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Min-ho will go abroad for filming soon.
Jun and Lee will be headed to island country Palau in August and to Spain in September, reportedly for the filming of SBS’ upcoming drama “The Legend of the Blue Sea,” according to an insider on Friday. Their exact departure dates have not been confirmed.
The overseas locations will offer an “exotic setting” for the show, according to the source.
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The fantasy-romance series is reportedly inspired by a Korean folktale set in the Joseon era.
Jun will play a financially-pinched mermaid who feels alienated in Seoul, while Lee will play a fraudster who falls in love with the mermaid.
Scriptwriter Park Ji-eun, who wrote the script for hit series “My Love from the Stars,” is also behind “The Legend of the Blue Sea,” which is slated to air in November.