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Production cost at 10 billion

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"Faith" and "The Great Seer" to be released at the end of the year

Blockbusters are making their way through dramas. In addition to MBC "God of War" which cost 20 billion won (~US$10 million), SBS "Faith" and "The Great Seer" cost just as much and is preparing to present themselves with some fancy sights.

"Faith" with Lee Min-ho and Kim Hee-seon start off first. To be aired for the first time on the 31st of August, "Faith" is a romance drama between an ancient warrior and a modern day doctor.

Created by Kim Jong-hak and writer Song Ji-na, it is also Kim Hee-seon's first drama in 6 years and Hallyu star Lee Min-ho's next big project. The computer graphics cost per episode is known to be 6~7 hundred million won (~US$700,000) and the estimated total cost should be about 10 billion.

"The Great Seer" comes next. To be released in October, "The Great Seer" is a fiction historical about topography scholars establishing the Chosun with Lee Seong-gye in the lead. A single episode is said to cost 3 hundred million won (~US$300,000) and the main lineup cast is to be made up of top stars.

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