Mystery, fright, and island life for Missing 9 castaways
The more I see Jung Kyung-ho’s (One More Happy Ending) brassy orange hair, the more I think I like it — doesn’t it kind of remind you of wet golden retriever fur? The latest round of stills and the promo poster for MBC’s Missing 9 show all our survivors with their tresses on point — they may be covered in dirt and dripping wet, but beautifully so. Even Tae Hang-ho (Moonlight Drawn By Clouds’s eunuch Do Ki) is rocking a mane of glory.
This castaway drama is about nine plane crash victims who land on a deserted island where they somehow have to find a way to eke out an existence until they discover a means of escape. In a place far from civilization, resources are scarce, and no one, except perhaps Baek Jin-hee (My Daughter Geum Sa-wol), knows basic wilderness skills. And so a battle for survival commences, with nothing off-limits, whether it’s reverting to primal instincts or employing nefarious psychological schemes. The poster’s caption is short but evocative of the strange, unnerving atmosphere: “Nine victims, an unidentified corpse, and one witness.”
Jung Kyung-ho plays a D-list celebrity, formerly the leader of a popular idol group that got disbanded. Baek Jin-hee co-stars as his unlucky rookie stylist/beauty coach, who happens to board a doomed-to-crash plane on her first day of work. Choi Tae-joon (Flower in Prison) and EXO’s Chanyeol (Salut D’Amour) play Jung Kyung-ho’s old bandmates who have become much more successful in their careers after leaving him.
However, not as successful as top star Ha Ji-ah, played by Lee Sun-bin (Police Unit 38), who rakes in the biggest bucks for Legend Entertainment, their shared talent agency. The comedic trio who make up the Legend Entertainment management team are Kim Sang-ho (Bring It On, Ghost), Tae Hang-ho, and Oh Jung-se (Beautiful Mind). Last but not least, playing a billboard model with great inner maturity is Ryu Won (Uncontrollably Fond), who’s looking ghostly beautiful in the released stills.
Fine, drama, fine, I’ll watch! You’ve got me hooked with all your stunning promo pictures and dark mysterious plot. MBC’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Missing 9 begins on January 18.
Via Herald Pop
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