Weki Meki's Kim Doyeon Confirmed To Play Jun Ji Hyun's Younger Counterpart In New Drama

Weki Meki’s Kim Doyeon will be starring in a new drama soon!

On February 23, News1 reported that Kim Doyeon joined tvN’s new drama “Mount Jiri” (working title) and recently finished filming. Her agency Fantagio confirmed the news, saying, “It is true that Kim Doyeon will be starring in ‘Mount Jiri.'”

“Mount Jiri” is a mystery drama about people who climb through the mysterious and unexplored regions of Mount Jiri, the largest mountain on the South Korean mainland. Jun Ji Hyun stars as Seo Yi Kang, a top ranger at Mount Jiri National Park, and Joo Ji Hoon stars as her rookie partner Kang Hyun Jo. The drama is written by Kim Eun Hee, who wrote Netflix’s “Kingdom” series, and Lee Eung Bok, who directed “Mr. Sunshine.”

Kim Doyeon will portray Seo Yi Kang in her younger days. Fans are looking forward to her acting in this star-studded drama, especially since she is playing Jun Ji Hyun’s younger counterpart.

Previously, Kim Doyeon began acting through the 2018 web drama “Short,” and she appeared in “Pop Out Boy” and “Single & Ready to Mingle.”

Kim Doyeon made her debut as a member of I.O.I after starring in Mnet’s “Produce 101” in 2016. Following her activities with I.O.I, Kim Doyeon debuted as a member of Weki Meki, and she has been promoting actively in both music and acting since then.

Watch her in “Single & Ready to Mingle” below:

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