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Park Seo-Joon Is in Talks to Join Jun Ji-Hyun in Her Upcoming K-Drama

Dream pair alert!
Park Seo-Joon Is in Talks to Join Jun Ji-Hyun in Her Upcoming K-Drama
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Dream pair alert!

After the success of Itaewon Class, Park Seo-joon's next project seems to be just as promising. The actor is in talks to star alongside Jun Ji-hyun in an upcoming K-drama titled Mount Jiri, according to a report by Hallyu entertainment news site Allkpop.com.

The series, which is set to begin filming around late 2020 or early 2021, will be written by screenwriter Kim Eun-hee, who also penned Signal and Kingdom. "Jirisan" or "Mount Jiri" is the working title, and the show's producers are reportedly finalizing the rest of the cast. 

"Park Seo-joon’s role would be as Kang Hyeon Jo, a rookie national park ranger who is hiding a secret. He used to be a lieutenant in the military and lost his successor during a training march on Mount Jiri," Allkpop.com reports. Meanwhile, Ji-hyun is set to play the character of  Seo Yi Kang, who would eventually become "the only person he can confide his secrets to."

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Should the drama push through, Mount Jiri will mark Jun Ji-hyun's major comeback since her work on Legend of the Blue Sea three years ago. 

Park Seo-joon, on the other hand, is best known for his lead roles in What's Wrong with Secretary Kim, Fight for My Way, and most recently, Itaewon Class. 

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Director Lee Eung-bok, who's famous for his work on Descendants of the SunMr. Sunshine, and Goblin, will be helming the much-anticipated project. 

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