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If you are one of the Korean drama lovers who love mystery, thriller, and action, then you should get ready for the upcoming tvN drama series, “Jirisan.” Check out these enticing facts about the forthcoming new Korean drama ‘Jirisan’ starring Jun Ji Hyun.
7 Enticing Facts About tvN New Korean Drama ‘Jirisan’ Starring Jun Ji Hyun
1. Korean drama ‘Jirisan’ is marking the comeback of Jun Ji Hyun on the small screen.
After five years of hiatus, finally Jun Ji Hyun made a comeback on the small screen. She is one of the Korean actresses with the highest fee. In ‘Jirisan,’ she will play Seo Yi Kang.
Best partners, Seo Yi-gang (Gianna Jun) & Kang Hyun-jo's (Ju Ji-hoon) JIRISAN shift begins 24 Oct on #tvNAsia!— tvN (@tvN_Asia) September 23, 2021
Get ready to join their brave exploits!
They will not rest until their mission is complete!#Jirisan ǀ Premieres 24 Oct🇸🇬🇲🇾🇮🇩#24hrExpress #지리산 #전지현 #주지훈 pic.twitter.com/fyPLY3VXnG
2. ‘Jirisan’ Penned by Kim Eun Hee & Directed by Lee Eung Bok
‘Jirisan’ will be the first collaboration between Kim Eun Hee as the scriptwriter and Lee Eung Bok as the director. Both of them are among the best in their fields.
Kim Eun Hee
Kim Eun Hee is famous for her works in Signal (2011), which won the Best Drama & Best Screenplay Baeksang awards in 2016. Moreover, some of her well-known projects are Kindom season 1 and 2, Kingdom: Ashin of the North. Kingdom season 2 became one of the popular series on Netflix.
Lee Eung Bok
Meanwhile, Lee Eung Bok is a famous director who gained many nominations for his works in Baeksang Awards. His notable projects are Dream High, Descendants of the Sun, Goblin, Mr. Sunshine, and Sweet Home. His project, ‘Descendants of the Sun,’ won the Grand Prize on Baeksang Award in 2016.
3. Korean drama “Jirisan’ cast members are A-list actors.
Besides Jun Ji Hyun, this upcoming new Korean drama ‘Jirisan’ is filled with the best cast members for lead and support roles.
Ju Ji Hoon
Ju Ji Hoon will co-star with Jun Ji Hyun in ‘Jirisan’ as Kang Hyun Jo. One of his popular Korean dramas is ‘Kingdom.’ Although Ju Ji Hoon and Jun Ji Hyun played on the same project, ‘Kingdom season 2,’ but ‘Jirisan’ will be their first collaboration with intense interaction.
Sung Dong-Il will play Jo Dae Jin in this forthcoming drama. His popular dramas are ‘It’s okay, That’s Love,’ ‘Reply 1988,’ ‘Prison Playbook,’ and ‘Sisyphus: The Myth.’
Oh Jung Se
Oh Jung See will play Jung Goo Young in ‘Jirisan.’ He is famous for his excellent acting skill role as Moon Sang Tae in the Korean drama ‘It’s okay to Not Be okay.
Jo Han Chul
Jo Han Chul will play Park Il Hae, the Ranger team leader. One of his notable projects,’ Vicenzo.’ with his role as Han Seung Yuk. Right now, you can watch him as Oh Jun Chae on Korean drama Hometown Cha Cha Cha.
Jeon Seok Ho
Jeon Seok Ho will play Kim Woong Soon. His popular Koran dramas are ‘Misaeng: Incomplete Life,’ ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon,’ and ‘The Uncanny Counter.’
Kim Young Ok
Kim Young Ok is one of the veteran actresses that is busy this year. You can watch her drama series in 2021 like Mouse, Hometown Cha Cha Cha, and Squid Game. Soon you can watch her in her other dramas such as ‘Jirisan’ and ’a Gentleman and a Young Lady.’
Go Min Si
Go Min Si will play a rookie ranger, Lee Da Woon. Two of her famous Korean dramas are ‘Sweet Home’ and ‘Youth of May.’
4. Filmed at Jirisan National Park
This mountain is a favorite place for climbers in South Korea, where there are many routes to climb with different challenges. Apart from that, the mountain has a main peak with a height of 1,915 meters.
5. Korean drama with a high budget production
The budget production for ‘Jirisan’ is ₩32 billion (~US$27.4 million). In 2020, iQiYi attained its overseas distribution rights for over ₩25 billion, around 80% of the production costs.
6. Part of tvN’s 15th-anniversary project
For the 15th anniversary celebration of tvN on October 9, there are three special Korean dramas. Those are ‘Jirisan,’ ‘Tale of Secret Royal Inspector and Joy.’ and ‘Melancholia.’
아니 누가 15주년에 이렇게 좋은 작품들만 준비했대?!! 😍— tvN drama (@CJnDrama) September 23, 2021
tvN 15주년 특별기획 드라마 라인업 공개!#지리산 #jirisan #전지현 #주지훈 #성동일 #오정세 #조한철#어사와조이 #옥택연 #김혜윤#멜랑꼴리아 #임수정 #이도현#tvN #15th #15주년 #tvn15 #tvnis즐거움 #tvN15주년 pic.twitter.com/vDtQ3LUMnC
7. tvN new Korean drama ‘Jirisan’ starring Jun Ji Hyun & Ji Ji Hoon release date.
The Korean drama ‘Jirisan’ will follow the experiences of mountain rangers through extreme conditions in saving lives. ‘Jirisan’ will be available to watch on tvN and iQiYi on October 23, 2021. Are you excited?
Meanwhile, check out the Korean drama video teaser below.
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