Thursday, January 26, 2017
"Legend of the Blue Sea" Lee Min Ho "For the past 5 months, I was happy and heartbroken" - Finishing Thoughts/Impression - 26.01.2017
[SPORTS Chosun: Reporter Jo Yoon Seon] South Korean Actor Lee Min Ho has finished filming SBS Wednesday-Thursday Drama "Legend of the Blue Sea" as the male lead, con-artist Heo Jun Jae, and revealed his thoughts on finishing the hit drama.
The Wednesday-Thursday SBS Drama "Legend of the Blue Sea" (Written by Park Ji Eun / Directed by Jin Hyuk / Culture Depot of South Korea / Production House Studio Dragon) has been the subject of viewer's attention from the 1st airing date, since it is the grand comeback of the Korean actor Lee Min Ho who returns to the small screen after 3 years. He has then back to take his throne, reign the 1st place since the 1st day of the drama's broadcast.
Lee Min Ho who took the role of the male lead Heo Jun Jae, a con-artist, has attract viewer's attention for his colorful transformation and deep acting ability. Lee Min Ho successfully pull of "Mellow-Comedy-Romance" genre delicately and intensely. He drew wide sense of emotion, and his characters keep upgrading. His absence from the small screen for 3 years before the Wednesday-Thursday SBS Drama "Legend of the Blue Sea" has not been in vain, it actually proof how much he has grow and how much of a potential Lee Min Ho got.
Viewers reaction to Lee Min Ho and his drama was hot in both South Korea as well as overseas. Various news portal such as "HanCinema", "Soompi", "iFlicks." and so on has named him as one of the best. In the drama, Lee Min Ho's every move on the SNS has also took over the popularity in China, including Asia, Europe, North and South America. Hot reactions poured everywhere for him, and Lee Min Ho has become a global brand beyond Hallyu Wave.
Lee Min Ho then dropped his thoughts on finishing the drama. "When i first met and know the character named Heo Jun Jae, i had a lot of expectations and excitement. In my thoughts and memory, Heo Jun Jae seems to be a warm and charming friend from the drama 'Legend of the Blue Sea' and i hope the character itself can be remembered as a pleasant memory for the viewers" and "I actually feel sad and sorry when the filming finished, since i've been happy and heartbroken for the past 5 months i've become and be with Heo Jun Jae".
Lee Min Ho then stated "I would like to thank all of my fans and viewers, writer Park Ji Eun, Director/PD Jin Hyuk, senior actors and actresses who made all of the scene cheerful and pleasant. Fellow actors, staffs, crew, and especially loving viewers. I can't forget it that i have a lot of fans who stayed with me with a lot of expectations and support. I won't forget how they make me feel, deep inside my heart and always hope for me to be better~" and "I will become an actor who is known to always learn, showing progress and upgrades~", Lee Min Ho concluded.
On the other hand, Lee Min Ho will meet his fans for his fan meeting "THE ORIGINALITY OF LEE MIN HO" held at Kyung Hee University Peace Hall in Seoul between 18th and 19th February 2017. It's expected that a lot his fans around the world will attend the fan meeting, which around 6,000 seats has been sold out as soon as the ticketing open. Supremez@sportschosun.com
source: Naver/Sports Chosun
Korean - English Translation: Monika Setiono