Park Bo-gum changed his name
Park Bo-gum changed his name
The new entertainment show 'My name is Gabriel' presented by production company TEO on JTBC was unveiled, showing unprecedented immersion from the opening sequence.

JTBC's new entertainment program 'My name is Gabriel' (hereinafter 'Gabriel') is a joint show between production company Theo and JTBC. This is a program where you live 'the real life of that person' for 72 hours under the name of one of the world's 8 billion people in a place where no one knows you. It is an observational reality show that unfolds while forming deep relationships in various parts of life such as family, friends, and work. .

The opening sequence video released on the 17th begins with a preliminary interview with the first lineup: Park Myung-soo, Yeom Hye-ran, Ji Chang-wook, Park Bo-gum, and Gabi. The narratives of five 'Gabriels' traveling to different parts of the world, including Park Myung-soo (Chiang Mai, Thailand), Yeom Hye-ran (Chongqing, China), Ji Chang-wook (Guadalajara, Mexico), Park Bo-gum (Dublin, Ireland), and Gabi (Mexico City), are introduced.

Stars who were asked, 'What if I lived as a stranger for 72 hours in a place where no one knew me?' answered, "I don't know what kind of life I will live, but I think it will be fun to find a new side of myself. I'm curious." collected. The faces of stars that reveal curiosity, excitement, worry, and expectation toward ‘other people’s lives’ capture attention.

Next, data analysis was conducted through a special AI program 'Gabriel' based on the stars' preliminary interviews, and the images of stars living other people's lives in different parts of the world unfolded, creating immersion. The lives of others matched with the stars' preliminary interviews showed a high hit rate in unexpected places. Park Myung-soo, who headed to Thailand, also made people laugh with a scene where he was doing something completely different from the 'DJ' field he had hoped for. It makes us even more curious about what kind of 'name' they would have matched with among the 8 billion people around the world, and about the 'lives of others' that begin all over the world.

The opening sequence video raised expectations by capturing the new lives of stars whose fates changed with just a name. Although the first meeting is a series of embarrassments, the images of the stars permeating the scenes of real life leave a strong impression in just a short video. Park Myung-soo, Yeom Hye-ran, Ji Chang-wook, Park Bo-gum, and Gabi expressed their thoughts such as “I felt absorbed into that society and that family,” “I felt like I was in a happy movie,” and “It was a time to recharge my love.” left it Curiosity is heightened toward the first broadcast as to what kind of fun, laughter, and emotion the 72 hours of unfamiliar but not unfamiliar stars will bring.

'Gabriel' is a collaboration between producer Tae-ho Kim, who has been presenting various projects since the establishment of the production company Theo, and producer Tae-kyung Lee of Theo, who directed 'Amazing Saturday' and 'Hyemiriyechaeppa'. Defconn, Davichi's Lee Hae-ri, and Kang Min-kyung served as the main MCs, and will be aired for the first time on JTBC in June.

Kim Ji-won, Ten Asia reporter
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