The hit-drama Crash Landing On You will be made into a musical.
According to Pop Music on the 29th, Crash Landing On You will be reborn as a musical in 2022.
Crash Landing On You tells the story of two star-crossed lovers. When a South Korean heiress crashes into a tree in North Korea, she meets an elite North Korean soldier. As he agrees to help her return to her home, the two end up facing many ups and downs. Over time, they fall madly in love despite the dispute between their respective countries.
The drama garnered 24.1% viewer ratings in the final episode, which aired on February 16th, 2020. It makes Crash Landing On You the highest-rated tvN drama.
In particular, it gained immense popularity when it was released worldwide via Netflix. Since then, the drama sparked a 4th Korean Wave in Japan.
Pop Music and T2N Media have completed the global copyright contract with Studio Dragon. Starting in Seoul in mid-2022, the musical will run in earnest.
Kim Jin Seok, CEO of Pop Music, shared, “We have completed a copyright contract with Studio Dragon. And we will be selecting major staff and start casting actors. We will do our best to make this a solid project. In particular, the original IP gained great popularity. So many actors and overseas production companies are already inquiring about the musical.”