Mysterious Hooded Figures Adds Eerie Atmosphere to iQiyi Original K-series ‘Jirisan’ in New Teaser

SEOUL, South Korea — iQiyi debuts new teaser for highly-anticipated Original K-series Jirisan, starring Gianna Jun and Ju Ji-hoon, and created by director Lee Eung-bok (Descendants of The Sun, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God) and writer Kim Eun-hee (SignalKingdom). The latest video teaser where national park rangers Jun and Ju are on a mission together in the mountains. In the latest video, Ju Ji-hoon and Gianna Jun are seen having a casual conversation in the park and a series of conversation follows with other park rangers talking about Ju Ji-hoon being the rookie in the group. It soon takes the viewers deeper into the mysteries of the mountain revealing more blood and unidentified figures that seem to bring havoc to the safety of all mountain rangers and its visitors. 

Jirisan is set to premiere globally and exclusively on iQiyi on October 23rd and simulcast with Korea.

Jirisan stills, Image courtesy of iQiyi

Fans worldwide can look forward to enjoying Ju and Jun’s on-screen chemistry. In this sneak peek, Ju is seen holding Jun’s hand, for her to ask what the matter was. Ju smilingly replies “Shall we set off together? Or do you think I’m tired and you are helping me? Or this?” while raising their hands up. Ju’s playful gesture leaves Jun seemingly confused, and a comment on his “strange behaviour”. Clad in National Park Ranger Haidong branch jackets, like a couple’s matching outfit, they search through the forest and even fall to the ground together accidentally. When asked about the leads‘ interaction, the production team shared their intention to portray the sweet ambiguity and anxiety before a couple enters a relationship.

Jirisan stills, Image courtesy of iQiyi

Just as clues were delivered in previous suspenseful teasers and posters, the latest clip also points to unspeakable secrets on Jirisan. Climbers are attacked and murdered in the snow, while a mysterious hooded figure is seen walking into the forest. Coloured ribbons are tied to branches, while Jun is heard saying, “The perpetrator is someone else,” leaving even more questions to viewers.

Jirisan will follow experienced national park ranger (played by Gianna Jun) and rookie ranger (played by Ju Ji-hoon) unveil the secrets of the peak. The iQiyi Original K-series will exclusively simulcast with Korea on October 23rd on iQiyi International app or worldwide.

Watch the teaser below:

Jirisan stills, Image courtesy of iQiyi