Title: 미씽나인 / Missing Nine
Previously Known as: Gaia (가이아) / Picnic (피크닉) / Missing 9 (미씽9)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Melodrama
Episodes: 16 + 1 Special (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2017-Jan-12 to 2017-March-09
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.
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)
Production Company: SM C&C
Chief Producer: Park Hong Kyun
Director: Choi Byung Gil
Screenwriter: Son Hwang Won
Creator : 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.
Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea
*** Different between TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielson – Here