New trailer for Jirisan

On 14th September, iQIYI unveiled the first trailer for Jirisan, a suspenseful mystery drama starring Jun Ji-hyun and Ju Ji-hoon. Jirisan was specially produced in celebration of tvN’s 15th anniversary. 

Thrilling teaser featuring Jun Ji-hyun & Ju Ji-hoon

Jirisan Trailer - ju ji-hoon on a rocky mountain
Image adapted from: iQIYI 爱奇艺

The trailer begins with Ju Ji-hoon standing alone at the peak of a rocky mountain. Although the location is not specified in the trailer, we surmise that this scene takes place on Jirisan, a mountain located in Korea.

Jirisan Trailer - Jun Ji-hyun climbing a mountain
Image adapted from: iQIYI 爱奇艺

Then, we get a glimpse of Jun Ji-hyun, who seems to be on an arduous journey. She’s climbing what looks like Jirisan in the midst of harsh winter conditions. 

Jirisan Trailer - ju ji-hoon at a forest
Image adapted from: iQIYI 爱奇艺

Following that, we get a closer look at Ju Ji-hoon, who is now in a forest. He is carrying a rucksack and wears a shocked expression on his face. Ji-hoon finds something in the mountain and flashes a torchlight at it. 

Jirisan Trailer - jun ji-hyun in the midst of rain and lightning
Image adapted from: iQIYI 爱奇艺

The scene suddenly darkens as Jun Ji-hyun climbs up a flight of stairs beside a stream of gushing water. The weather condition is not in her favour as rain pours down and lightning strikes. 

Check out the full trailer here:

Sneak Peek | Jirisan | 智异山 | iQiyi Original
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Sneak Peek | Jirisan | 智异山 | iQiyi Original

Video credit: iQIYI 爱奇艺

Plot of Jirisan

Jirisan Trailer - jirisan poster
Image credit: @tvn_drama

As the title indicates, the drama is set against the backdrop of Jirisan. It is the second highest mountain in Korea after Hallasan, a mountain located on Jeju island. 

The drama was actually filmed on Jirisan over the span of ten months. 

Jirisan Trailer - jun ji-hyun
Image credit: iQIYI

Jun Ji-hyun plays Seo Yi-kang, a competent and experienced park ranger. 

Jirisan Trailer - ju ji-hoon
Image credit: iQIYI

Ju Ji-hoon plays the role of Kang Hyun-jo, a newbie park ranger. Although he is not as skilled as Yi-kang, he has a personal story that drives him to become a park ranger.

Jirisan Trailer - ju ji-hoon and jun ji-hyun
Image credit: iQIYI

This suspenseful drama revolves around Seo Yi-kang, Kang Hyun-jo, and the mountain climbers who visit Jirisan. 

These visitors do not simply ascend and descend some don’t make it down alive. There are people who kill fellow climbers, while others take their own lives

Jirisan’s suspenseful trailer 

Jun Ji-hyun and Ju Ji-hoon are A-list celebrities in South Korea, and many fans have been looking forward to their top-notch acting in Jirisan.

Although the exact release date has yet to be announced, we know that the first episode of Jirisan will air in October. For further updates, you can check out iQIYI’s Instagram page or tvN’s Instagram page.

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