KUALA LUMPUR, April 7, 2017 – iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service, offering subscribers unlimited access to thousands of TV shows, movies and more, is thrilled to premiere Korea’s hottest fantasy drama, The Legend of the Blue Sea. Starting April 4th, subscribers in Malaysia can now stream and download all 21 fully subtitled episodes.
Directed by Jin Hyok and written by Park Ji Eun, The Legend of the Blue Sea tells the story of a genius con artist (Lee Min Ho, Boys Over Flowers) who meets the world’s last remaining mermaid (Jun Ji Hyun, My Sassy Girl) as she tries to adapt to life on land. Past and present collide as the pair discovers a connection in their past, unfolding into a charming fantasy drama that leaves viewers believing in fate and destiny. Together with veteran actors Song Dong Il, Mun Soo Ri, Hwang Shin Hae, Na Yong Hi, Choi Chong Wu, the star-studded cast will delight Korean drama fans of all ages across the region.
The Legend of the Blue Sea joins iflix’s extensive library of popular and highly-acclaimed Korean dramas, including the critically acclaimed hit fantasy romance Goblin, award-winning drama Secret Garden, hit romantic comedy Boys Over Flowers, and successful action drama Healer.
James Bridges, iflix Global Head of Content Partnerships commented: “Reception for The Legend of the Blue Sea has been incredible since we first launched the show on iflix. Malaysians are huge fans of K-dramas, and nothing makes us happier than giving our customers the content they love for them to enjoy wherever, whenever. Fans of Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyun will surely enjoy this latest drama from their favorite stars!”
With more than 5 million members across the region and over 5 billion minutes streamed since launch, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming. Now available in 10 territories across Southeast Asia, including recent launches in Pakistan, Vietnam and Myanmar, iflix additionally announced its Joint Venture with Zain, iflix Arabia, to make its world class service available in the MENA region. Offering consumers, a vast library of top Hollywood, Asian regional, and local TV shows and movies including many first run exclusives and award-winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever. iflix subscribers can also download TV shows and movies from iflix’s extensive catalogue for offline viewing. The service is priced at only RM10 per month in Malaysia for unlimited access with no ads!
For new subscribers, iflix offers a complimentary 1-month trial with full access to its world-class service, features and content. Go to www.iflix.com to register.