BLACKPINK Jisoo’s participation in the drama “Influenza” is official
During her airport appearance on December 4, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo confirmed to the fans that she would be starring in the upcoming drama “Influenza.” Jisoo shared that filming for “Influenza” is set to kick off this month.
One fan expressed the desire to be a zombie extra in “Influenza,” to which Jisoo replied, “It’s tough because there are many actions you gotta take lessons.” The exchange hinted at the action-packed nature of the drama.
Despite not knowing exactly when the official casting notice will be out, Jisoo assured fans that she would prompt the release of the information.
“Influenza,” set to be released on Coupang Play, is based on the novel of the same name by author Han Sang-woon. The story unfolds in the backdrop of a high-rise building in Seoul, focusing on the struggles of soldier Jaeyoon and his girlfriend Yeongju as they battle a zombie horde.
Previously, Jisoo was reportedly considering taking on the lead role in “Influenza” alongside actor Park Jungmin. Jisoo took on her first lead role in JTBC’s drama ‘Snowdrop,’ which ended in January 2022.
“Influenza” also features the participation of Han Jin Won, the screenwriter behind the Oscar-winning film “Parasite.”