Jun Ji-hyun’s K-drama ‘Jirisan’ to premiere on iQiyi in October

Published September 14, 2021, 6:56 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

“Jirisan” (aka “Cliffhanger”), the anticipated Korean series, will be premiering on iQiyi International next month.

The iQiyi Original Korean drama will star actress Jun Ji-hyun of “My Love from the Star” and “Legend of the Blue Sea,” and actor Ju Ji-hoon of “Princess Hours” and “Along with the Gods.”

Ju Ji-hoon (left) and Jun Ji-hyun in “Jirisan” (iQiyi)

“Jirisan” is directed by Lee Eung-bok (“Goblin” and “Descendants of the Sun”) with Kim Eun-hee (“Kingdom” and “Signal”) as writer.

The Korean suspense series was shot in Korea’s highest mountain of namesake, and released a sneak peek on Sept. 14.

Jun Ji-hyun plays a fearless national park ranger that puts on a full set of professional mountain climbing gear and treks alone against the threats and tests posed by mother nature with no signs of distress. Jun perseveres to rescue people in need. The mysterious ambiance in the stormy forest implies an unknown future and unspeakable secrets ahead.

After 10 months of shooting, “Jirisan” marks Jun Ji-hyun’s irst suspense drama and her return to the small screen after five years since “Legend of the Blue Sea.”

She will unveil mysteries in Jirisan together with Ju Ji-hoon, Sung Dong-il (“Reply 1988”) and Oh Jung-se (“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” and “My Roommate Is a Gumiho”), while introducing the rarely seen life of forest rangers.

“Jirisan” tells a story how experienced national park ranger Seo Yi-kang (played by Jun Ji-hyun) and rookie ranger Kang Hyun-jo (played by Ju Ji-hoon) unveil secrets hidden in the mountain.

The show will exclusively simulcast with Korea in October on iQiyi International app or iQ.com across 190 territories. Download the iQiyi app or log in to www.iQ.com for more amazing Asian shows.

 
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