Jung Yong Hwa, Lee Yeon Hee, And Choi Woo Shik Confirmed For New Travel Drama
JTBC’s upcoming drama “The Package” (tentative title) has confirmed its cast and will be sending them to France. The cast includes Lee Yeon Hee as the guide, Jung Yong Hwa, Choi Woo Shik, Yoon Park, Ryu Seung Soo, Ha Si Eun, Jung Kyu Soo, Lee Ji Hyun, and Park Yoo Na.
“The Package” will be written by Chun Sung Il and directed by Jun Chang Geun. It will be produced by JYP Pictures and Drama House. The 12-episode drama focuses on the story of a group of travelers and their tour guide on vacation. With each individual having different reasons for going on vacation, stories collide as the travelers get to know each other.
Jung Yong Hwa plays San Ma Roo who goes on vacation alone after getting dumped by his girlfriend. On the other hand, Choi Woo Shil plays Kim Kyung Jae who is an office worker who has dated his girlfriend for 10 years. Yoon Park will portray a mysterious young man who chases after Lee Yeon Hee who is tour guide Yoon So So. Yoon So So studied abroad in France and became a tour guide.
As for the rest of the cast, Ha Si Eun is web designer Han So Ran who is contemplating between dating and marriage. Jung Kyu Soo plays Oh Gab Soo who is stubborn, aggressive, and good at fighting. Lee Ji Hyun is Han Bok Ja who has spent her whole life taking care of her ill husband. Finally, Park Yoo Na plays Na Hyun whose age is a mystery.
The producers stated, “These individuals who have lived different lives and have different reasons for traveling form relationships with one another through going on a package tour to France. They experience unexpected events together and are able to communicate with one another as a result. Taking a break from their everyday lives, they open their hearts to each other and listen to each other’s stories. We plan on displaying a drama that’s like a warm vacation.”
Writer Chun Il Sung previously worked on dramas “Slave Hunters” and “7th Grade Civil Servant” as well as the film “The Pirates.” PD Chun Chang Geun has worked on dramas “The Queen of Office” and “What Happens to My Family?”
The stars will be leaving for France ahead of filming in order to rehearse. “The Package” will be pre-produced and is scheduled to air in the first half of 2017.