Park Hae-jin chooses next project, MBC’s Old School Intern
With his KBS drama Forest settled and off to a promising start, it looks like Park Hae-jin is itching for his next project. Recently, he confirmed that he will be co-starring with Kim Eung-soo (Chief of Staff 2) in MBC’s upcoming Old School Intern.
It’s a comedic-revenge office drama about what happens when a man finally gets a chance to lord over a previous boss, who made his life miserable during his rookie days with the his old school ways.
For the drama, Park Hae-jin plays a man who was immediately promoted to the highest ranks of a ramyun company after saving it from bankruptcy with his food innovation: “Hot Fried Chicken Noodles.” He rises to the position of marketing department head when his old boss, played by Kim Eung-soo, enters the company as a senior intern.
From that point on, Kim Eung-soo’s life becomes miserable, but as they go back-and-forth arguing over the best way to handle things, they learn from each other. Together, they learn how to appreciate their inter-generational differences and respect each other for their different skill sets.
MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday miniseries Old School Intern was written by Shin So-ra, who won the 2018 MBC Drama Screenwriting Competition with this script. It will be directed by Nam Sung-woo (Kill It) and begin airing in May.