Joo Ji Hoon Confirmed To Join Jun Ji Hyun In New Drama By “Kingdom” Writer
Earlier in the year, it was reported that Joo Ji Hoon received an offer to star in “Mount Jiri” (working title) alongside Jun Ji Hyun. On September 4, it was confirmed that he will be starring in the drama.
The mystery drama is about park rangers who work to rescue people at Mount Jiri. Jun Ji Hyun will play Seo Yi Kang, the top ranger who knows everything about navigating Mount Jiri National Park. Joo Ji Hoon’s character Kang Hyun Jo is a military academy graduate with a deep secret who joins as a new ranger and becomes Seo Yi Kang’s partner.
“Mount Jiri” is written by Kim Eun Hee, who is known for dramas including “Sign,” “Ghost,” “Three Days,” “Signal,” and the “Kingdom” series, and directed by Lee Eung Bok, who has worked on dramas including the “Dream High” series, “School 2013,” “Descendants of the Sun,” “Goblin,” and “Mr. Sunshine.”
The drama has concluded preparations to begin filming in mid-September and is scheduled to premiere in 2021.
Watch writer Kim Eun Hee’s “Signal” below: