A new K-variety series Bro & Marble in Dubai, is set to grace your screens.
These members, or bros, as they prefer to term it, will go around Dubai. Their aim is to play a real-life version of South Korean game Blue Marble.
The original board game is somewhat like Monopoly. It allows all players to navigate through a beautifully illustrated game board that depicts various Korean regions.
This includes famous landmarks, historical sites, and natural wonders.
But for the variety show, they will attempt the game with a twist. The show cast will travel around Dubai, engaging in a fierce battle of brains to “buy” landmarks and manage those owned by them.
The live adaptation of the well-loved game Monopoly will also see cast members playing against mesmerising backdrops such as a barren desert, as well as Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
In the series, actor-singer Lee Seung-gi plays the role of a banker, per Korea Joongang Daily.
According to Lee Hong-hee, the main producer for the show, the programme “is an unpredictable game involving real money”. This explains why the programme has a huge budget.
Show makers unable to disclose the exact budget. But they assured that viewers will ask themselves what the budget truly is after the first episode.
Bro & Marble will premiere on tvN Asia on 21 July (Fri), 10:30 PM, as part of the tvN Asia Same Day Express slew of programmes. Two episodes of Bro & Marble will be available each week on tvN Asia.