We've got a new drama to look forward to and it's headlined by a slew of A-list Hallyu actors. News of Mount Jiri reached us in early 2020 with Jun Ji Hyun and Park Seo Joon rumored to be attached to it. But now, we finally have the confirmed cast of main actors, making the wait for Mount Jiri much more exciting! For everyone eager to know more about this star-studded drama, read on below for more deets about Mount Jiri.
So, what's Mount Jiri about?
According to Soompi, Mount Jiri is a mystery drama that'll focus on "the people who climb through the mysterious and unexplored regions of Mount Jiri, which is the tallest mountain in mainland South Korea." Mount Jiri will be written by Kim Eun Hee (Signal, Kingdom) and directed by Lee Eung Bok (Descendants Of The Sun, Goblin, Mr. Sunshine).
Who's starring in it?
Ju Ji Hoon as Kang Hyun Jo
Ju Ji Hoon starred in recent top dramas, Kingdom (2019) and Hyena (2020). For Mount Jiri, he will be playing Kang Hyun Jo, a mysterious military academy graduate who finds himself working as a new park ranger in Mount Jiri.
Jun Ji Hyun as Seo Yi Kang
Oh Jung Se as Jung Goo Young
After his critically acclaimed performance in It's Okay To Not Be Okay (2020), Oh Jung Se will play Jung Goo Young, an "extremely practical engineer" who believes in saving himself first in order to save others.
Sung Dong Il as Jo Dae Jin
Veteran actor Sung Dong Il, well known for his roles in the Reply series, will be Jo Dae Jin in Mount Jiri. His character is one of the heads in Mount Jiri National Park and has been "a ranger for half his life."
When's it showing?
Mount Jiri is slated to air in 2021. Stay tuned for more updates!
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