More particulars have been revealed about Lee Young Ae’s upcoming drama “Lee Mong” (working title).
“Lee Mong” is an espionage melodrama that has been confirmed to start airing in 2019. The airdate is in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the forming of the Korean Provisional Government in 1919, which is seen as the muse for Korea’s authorities at this time.
The drama will happen in Gyeongseong (present-day Seoul), Manchuria, and Singapore through the time of Japanese colonial rule. “Lee Mong” will inform the story of the struggle for independence led by spy chief Kim Won Bong and Korean-Japanese surgeon Lee Young Jin (performed by Lee Young Ae). They will turn out to be spies for the provisional authorities that’s based mostly in Shanghai, and play an lively position within the Pacific War.
Casting is at the moment underway for its essential characters together with Kim Won Bong, and the drama will begin filming within the fall in Mongolia and Shanghai.
Since 2019 is the 100th anniversary of the federal government and the drama is in regards to the heroes who devoted themselves to Korean independence, there’s heightened expectation at house and from abroad.
Vice President Han Suk Won who just lately joined “Lee Mong” after serving because the manufacturing supervisor of “Descendants of the Sun” mentioned, “It seems like ‘Lee Mong,’ which is drawing a number of consideration at house and abroad, would be the first instance of a world venture in 2019. We will present you a high-quality drama that can be an acceptable for the 100th anniversary of the nation’s founding that can be excellent for home and abroad audiences.”