First script reading for SBS series drama “The Legend of the Blue Sea,” starring Gianna Jun & Lee Min-Ho, took place October 8, 2016 in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. The first script reading took place for 3 hours and covered ep.1-4. Interesting enough, filming for the drama series began in late August, 2016 before the first script reading.
In the drama series, Gianna Jun will play Sim Chung. Her character is a mermaid and in fact the last mermaid on Earth. She meets a swindler played by Lee Min-Ho and must adapt to live on land. The drama series is set in the present day.
“The Legend of the Blue Sea” first airs November 16, 2016 in South Korea.