• 'The Legend of the Blue Sea' is a 2016 South Korean television series starring Jun Ji-Hyun and Lee Min-Ho.

'The Legend of the Blue Sea' is a 2016 South Korean television series starring Jun Ji-Hyun and Lee Min-Ho. (Photo : YouTube/songjoongkionly)

"Legend of the Blue Sea" stars Lee Min-Ho, 29, and Jun Ji-Hyun, 34, were recently spotted filming scenes for the new SBS drama in Girona, Spain. The Hallyu stars were seen with a huge crew and set in Spain's northeastern Catalonia region.

On Sept. 11, Sunday, the show's cast and crew members flew to Spain to film some crucial scenes for "Legend of the Blue Sea". The country serves as a crucial backdrop since the drama's content heavily involves an exotic-bluish coast.

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Lee and Jun hit the front page of a local newspaper Daily Girona, as cited by All Kpop. The Spanish newspaper introduced the two as top Korean celebrities who swept the city of Girona.

Along with the report, a few cuts from the set of "Legend of the Blue Sea" were revealed, giving fans a first look at Lee and Jun's respective character in the fantasy series. Photos from the filming set were widely circulated on Twitter.

"Today marks the beginning of the partnership between two talented and amazing actors like Jun Ji Hyun and Lee Min Ho," the production staff told local newsoutlet Naver. "Please look forward to their chemistry."

In the drama, "The Heirs" actor portrays a genius con-artist, Heo Jun-Jae, who poses as an attorney, doctor, or businessman to trick others. Jun, on the other hand, will transform into a mermaid, Sim Chung, who is struggling to adapt a human life.

With program director Jin Hyuk at the helm, the story of "Legend of the Blue Sea" revolves around a local officer, Kim Dam Ryung, who releases mermaids into the sea. A fisherman then catches one of those mermaids.

The upcoming SBS drama has been getting attention for both its A-list cast and the director's hit previous dramas, which include "Master's Sun" in 2013 and "City Hunter" in 2011. It also marks Jun and Lee's small-screen comeback since starring in "My Love From The Star" and "The Heirs," respectively.

"Legend of the Blue Sea" is expected to hit the airwaves on Nov. 16 at 10:00 PM (KST). Check out the news preview below for more information: