Making it rain! Singer and actor Rain is set to bank an incredible $5.5 million USD after accepting the lead role in an upcoming Chinese drama.
The 32-year-old confirmed he will be participating in Diamond Lover, a hotly anticipated drama directed by Chen Ming Zhang, the master behind the incredibly popular Taiwanese-turned-Korean drama, Fated to Love You.
Barely off the screen starring as an entertainment company CEO in Korean drama My Lovely Girl, Rain will again take center stage in the upcoming Chinese project, this time as an elite head of the world’s best diamond company.
According to sources, Rain’s character will be a cold and aloof guy who carefully calculates the costs and benefits of his emotional interactions with others, but winds up falling in love.
Tang Yan, the beautiful Chinese actress from productions including Perfect Couple, Chinese Paladin 3 and My Daughter will grace the small screen alongside the Korean megastar.
Despite his absence for more than two years while fulfilling his military duties in Korea, Rain’s popularity in China has continued to soar.
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Filming begins at the beginning of December and will take on locations in Shanghai, Nanjing, Belgium and Seoul.