The development route for upcoming MBC drama Missing 9 is convoluted indeed, starting from it’s many title changes. It went from Gaia (mother earth) to Picnic (wut in tha wut?) to settling finally on Missing 9. Given that it’s a stranded on an island drama I don’t know why they didn’t just start off with Missing 9, sleek and descriptive. The leads also cycled through Kang Ha Neul, Yuri from SNSD, Girl’s Day‘s Hyeri, and Jung Yumi, an disparate collection in acting range to be sure, to landing safely now with the confirmed casting of Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee. She’s coming off headlining weekender My Daughter Geum Sa Wol while he most recently did two romance themed dramas with Falling for Innocence and Once More Happy Ending, their is a promising onscreen coupling for me with the only aside that collectively these two waifs probably weigh the same as an average person soaking wet.
Joining Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee on the deserted island is Chanyeol from EXO, Lee Sun Bin, and Choi Tae Joon, and the screenwriter was changed from Song Ji Na to Han Jung Hoon of 38 Task Force, Bad Guys, and Vampire Prosecutor series. The drama is slated to air in early 2017 on MBC.