One of 2020’s biggest romance dramas Crash Landing on You will get a musical adaptation!
On March 29, Pop Music, a Korean production company, announced that the hit romance drama, which aired from December 2019 to February 2020, will be returning to production as a musical in 2022.
Crash Landing on You tells the story of a North Korean soldier and a South Korean heiress as they fight for their love amid the conflict between their motherlands. The drama features two of the biggest stars in the country, Hyun Bin (Memories of the Alhambra) and Son Ye-jin (Something in the Rain).
The drama was released globally through Netflix. It gained immense popularity and caused the fourth Hallyu (Korean wave) in Japan.
Production companies Pop Music and T2N Media have already signed a global copyright contract with Crash Landing on You‘s production company, Studio Dragon. Pop Music CEO Kim Jin-seok said, “We have completed the copyright contract [deal] with Studio Dragon, and we are going to select major staff members and start casting actors. Inquiries from many actors and overseas production companies are ongoing.”