Heads up, K-drama fans! 2019’s Crash Landing On You is the next popular drama that’s going to be getting a stage adaptation very soon! Musical production company Pop Music also revealed that the musical is expected to premiere in Seoul in mid-2022.
Crash Landing On You follows the South Korean heiress Yoon Se Ri, who finds herself crash landing in North Korea after a paragliding accident. It’s there that she meets the North Korean soldier Ri Jung Hyuk, who helps her find a way to return to South Korea. As the two get to know each other, they end up falling in love despite the divide between their countries.
The 2019 drama stars Hyun Bin, Son Ye Jin, Kim Jung Hyun, and Seo Ji Hye. During its airing, the drama has received so much love from local and international fans. It eventually became the third highest rated drama in Korean cable TV, just behind The World of the Married and SKY Castle.
According to Soompi, Pop Music and T2N Media have already signed the global publication rights with Studio Dragon. The musical will be starting its run on stage in mid-2022.
The 2019 K-drama Hotel Del Luna is also confirmed to be getting a stage adaptation, as reported back in January.
While waiting for updates on the Crash Landing On You stage adaptation, you can re-watch the OG drama on Netflix.
Homestream images are from tVN.