The Wednesday - Thursday drama "Legend of the Blue Sea" (written by Park Ji Eun, directed by Jin Hyuk) that will air its 1st episode on 16th of November finally release the still cuts of the main leads, the mermaid (Jeon Ji Hyun) and Heo Jun Jae (Lee Min Ho)'s 1st encounter with each other on 31st of October.
Drama “Legend of the Blue Sea” would be a fantasy romance filled with laughter and fun. The drama will also have unpredictable events as the very last mermaid on the planet will meet the con-artist and will have trouble adapting to the human life, There will be a connection tying their past that will cross over to the future as the story unfold. The story line was promised to give the audience a brand new experience.
The still cuts of the 1st meeting of the main leads has look unusual in its own way. The still cuts showing the mermaid Jeon Ji Hyun with her fist tighten, seems to be ready to fight the genius con-artist Jeon Jun Jae, portrayed by Lee Min Ho. Meanwhile, the genius con-artist Heo Jun Jae, portrayed by Lee Min Ho seems to look wary, couldn't believe his eyes and aware that it might be an enemy that currently stand in front of him, seems to can't believe that mermaids to exist and thought of it as silly and ridiculous.
What makes the still cuts funnier is that, we can totally see our mermaid with food all over her mouth while holding her fists, looking really cute. We bet our genius con-artist Heo Jun Jae couldn't help but laughing too while looking at the cute mermaid despite his serious expression. The situation should be unbelievable for the genius con-artist Heo Jun Jae when a strange woman suddenly appear in front of him. Each day in the life a con-artist, an attack could be expected but a sudden attack from a mermaid could be the last thing on his mind. Not to mention the mermaid looks so embarrassed, the genius con-artist Heo Jun Jae find it restless, how to calmly hold his laughter.
On the next still cut, the mermaid seems to be tied up by the genius con-artist after their confrontation. The mermaid's left and right hands seems to be tied up and this time around, the genius con-artist seems to find the mermaid eye-catching and interesting. The genius con-artist Heo Jun Jae seems to still find it unbelievable, and seems to be tying up the mermaid as an evidence after the mermaid attack his house. Meanwhile, the mermaid seems to look frustrated and confused and she couldn't move freely anymore.
The scene of the first encounter of the mermaid who already got human legs with the genius con-artist as the beginning of their story leave us guessing how their story will unfold. The scenes seems to be taken during the drama's shooting process in Spain on September. The scenes was taken with both of the lead's Lee Min Ho and Jeon Ji Hyun superior sense of acting. in particular, while the mermaid Jeon Ji Hyun was tied up, it is interesting to see Lee Min Ho watching her while holding his cellphone taking evidences, Lee Min Ho was seen to be immersed to his character as Heo Jun Jae. Audience couldn't help it but to laugh of their situation on their spectacular 1st meeting of the mermaid and the genius con-artist.
The representatives of the drama "Legend of the Blue Sea" stated "While it was true that the mermaid attack the genius con-artist's house, their bond has actually started and begin because of the incident" and "Unexpected incidents can actually make them relax and be comfortable with each other. It's started with unusual 1st meeting and in the future, more interesting scenes will come out bringing more fun. Please give a lot of love and support to the drama".
Meanwhile, the drama “Legend of the Blue Sea” is scheduled to broadcast its 1st episode on 16th of November 10 PM KST, continuing and taking the time slot as the follow-up of “Incarnation of Jealousy” with Wednesday-Thursday airing email@example.com
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Korean - English Translation: Monika Setiono