Producer Jeong Jong-yeon "It was difficult to cast Karina for 'Mystery Investigation Team'"
Producer Jeong Jong-yeon "It was difficult to cast Karina for 'Mystery Investigation Team'"
Producer Jeong Jong-yeon revealed the story behind recruiting the cast. In particular, he attracted attention because he waited a long time to cast Karina.

On the morning of the 18th, a production presentation for Netflix's entertainment show 'Mystery Investigation Team' was held at Hotel Naru Seoul MG Gallery in Mapo-gu, Seoul. On this day, PD Jeong Jong-yeon, Lee Yong-jin, John Park, Lee Eun-ji, Hyeri, Kim Do-hoon, and Karina attended and graced the event.

Netflix's 'Mystery Investigation Team' is a new adventure mystery show presented by producer Jeong Jong-yeon, who succeeded in the brain survival games 'Devil's Plan', 'The Great Escape', and 'Girl's Mystery Squad' that enthralled viewers around the world. The activities and chemistry of the six members of the investigation team in charge of strange cases, led by Lee Yong-jin, John Park, Lee Eun-ji, Hyeri, Kim Do-hoon, and Karina, are expected to add a variety of fun.
Producer Jeong Jong-yeon "It was difficult to cast Karina for 'Mystery Investigation Team'"
Producer Jeong Jong-yeon "It was difficult to cast Karina for 'Mystery Investigation Team'"
PD Jeong said, "I had a lot of concerns about the aging of entertainment performers. It is a concern not only for me but also for many PDs. While thinking about who the young leader in the entertainment industry would be, I thought that the male would be Lee Yong-jin and the female would be Lee Eun-ji. Overall, I wanted a younger age group for the program. “I casted them because I thought they were actors of all ages and artistic talents,” he said.

Regarding casting for Karina, he said, "We were looking for a youngest cast member to drastically lower the age range. There was also a condition that she had to like the mystery genre. Because Karina is Karina, I had high expectations that she would make this program shine if she joined. Karina. “He said there was no hesitation when he was invited to appear, but the agency waited quite a while.” Karina is an artist under SM Entertainment.

Earlier, Karina smiled and said, "I was a fan of producer Jeong Jong-yeon. When the opportunity came, I decided to do it without hesitation. I always like mystery novels and animations. It's an honor to start my first entertainment show in the mystery genre."

‘Mystery Investigation Team’ will be released on Netflix at 4pm on the 18th.

Ten Asia Reporter Lee So-jeong forusojung@tenasia.co.kr translated by google