Missing Nine Korean Drama
Title: 미씽나인 / Missing Nine
Previously Known as: Gaia (가이아) / Picnic (피크닉) / Missing 9 (미씽9)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 20 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2017-Jan-11 to 2017-March-16
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 22:00
What would 9 survivors of an unexpected plane crash endure to remain alive till the end?
This drama takes place in a deserted island and cover all the things that happen when a plane crash lands there, inside carrying a fallen boy band member dealing with a plagiarism scandal, a girl group, an actor, a bodyguard, an entertainment reporter, and a flight attendant. (1eader, pre2ident, mana3er, supersta4, trou5lemaker, prin6ess, secre7ary, 8utsider, e9ewitness)
The story will deal with how they survive in the wild, and through the adventure and adversity learn the meaning of love.
Seo Joon Ho (Jung Kyung Ho) is an unsuccessful top star who went through hard times. He was once a leader of a popular idol band, but his public image was ruined, and he is now reduced to being a D-list fringe celebrity. Meanwhile, Ra Bong Hee (Baek Jin Hee) is Joon Ho’s new stylist. She left her home to pursue her dreams in Seoul. Her first day working ends up with a plane crash and landing on a uninhabited island.
Jung Kyung Ho as Seo Joon Ho
Baek Jin Hee as Ra Bong Hee
Choi Tae Joon as Choi Tae Ho (former member of the boy band)
Lee Sun Bin as Ha Ji Ah (Top celebrity in Legend Entertainment)
Park Chan Yeol as Lee Yul (The youngest of the group)
Oh Jung Se as Jung Ki Joon (Joon Ho’s manager)
Ryu Won as Yoon So Hee (Hallyu goddess Actress)
Kim Sang Ho as Hwang Jae Gook (President of Legend Entertainment)
Tae Hang Ho as Tae Ho Hang (Jae Gook’s Secretary)
Kwon Hyuk Soo as Jo Geom Sa
Song Ok Sook as Jo Hee Kyung
Cao Lu as Cai Ming
Yang Dong Geun as Yoon Tae Young
Kan Mi Youn
Kim Bup Rae
Min Sung Wook
Production Company: SM C&C
Director: Choi Byung Gil
Screenwriter: Han Jung Hoon
– The early working name of the drama was Gaia, then changed to Picnic, and then Missing 9.
– Kang Ha Neul was first offered the lead male role, but declined due to scheduling conflicts.
– Kwon Yuri, Hyeri and Jung Yu Mi were all offered the lead female role, but declined.
– Kim Ban Di was first selected to write the screenplay, but was changed to Han Jung Hoon. The script of the drama got changed too.