In the ever-changing world of K-dramas, the limelight is currently on Park Jung Min and Jisoo of BLACKPINK. Influenza, a forthcoming K-Zombie thriller, will star them.
Han Ji Won and Ji Ho Jin have written an exquisite script for Coupang Play’s Influenza, according to reliable sources. Fans are in for a treat with Yoon Seong Hyun, the director of Bleak Night and Time to Hunt, behind the camera.
The compelling narrative at the center of “Influenza” follows the voyage of a soldier named Jae-yoon and his girlfriend Young-joo as they battle a relentless horde of zombies. Their tale takes place against the backdrop of a Seoul air defense unit housed in a towering structure. This exciting series was inspired by the same-titled novel written by the renowned author Han Sang-woon.
The combination of Han Jin Won’s wit, renowned for his Oscar-winning performance in Parasite, and Yoon Seong Hyun’s keen direction guarantees a new take on the K-Zombie genre.
Park Jung Min assumes the responsibilities of Jae Yoon. His character endures a profound transformation as he portrays a 26-year-old who enlists in the military to secure a position in the defense industry. In the midst of a zombie apocalypse, Jae Yoon transforms from a timid individual to a squad commander after overcoming personal insecurities and relationship issues.
Jisoo, on the other hand, adopts the personality of Young Joo. She portrays a youthful professional navigating the difficulties of adolescence. Her life takes a drastic turn when she encounters the terrifying zombie pandemic while experiencing the emotional turmoil of a breakup. As she battles for her life, the audience will witness her astounding transformation.
With its well-developed characters and captivating premise, “Influenza” has the potential to become the next K-drama sensation. As Park Jung Min and Jisoo bring their talents to the forefront of this exhilarating story, audiences can anticipate an original blend of suspense, emotion, and development set against a zombie-infested world.