When will Jisoo resume filming for 'Snowdrop'? Shoot halted after supporting actor tests Covid-19 positive
Many staff and crew members who also came in close contact with this supporting actor have gone for voluntary Covid-19 testing
Filming for the South Korean subscription network and broadcasting company JTBC's new drama 'Snowdrop' starring Jung Hae In and Blackpink's Jisoo among others, has been halted on November 23 due to a confirmed case of a Covid-19 among a crew member. Reports state that a supporting actor from JTBC's 'Snowdrop' was notified of a potential point of close contact with a Covid-19 carrier while working on the set of another drama. The supporting actor immediately informed the production crew of 'Snowdrop', underwent testing, and is currently awaiting results while in self-quarantine.
Many staff and crew members, according to the report, who also came in close contact with this supporting actor have gone for voluntary Covid-19 testing. Filming for 'Snowdrop' will not resume until further updates. The cast also includes Jang Seung Jo, Kim Hye Yoon, Yoon Se Ah and more, 'Snowdrop' tells the love story of a male university student on the run in 1987 Seoul. He finds refuge with a female university student who hides him in an all-girls dormitory against the dangers of enemy search and surveillance.
Jisoo's acting career
From 2017 to 2018, Jisoo joined 'Inkigayo', a South Korean music program, as an MC alongside Got7's Jin-young and NCT's Doyoung. She then ventured into acting in 2019 with a short cameo appearance in the tvN fantasy drama 'Arthdal Chronicles'. On August 18, 2020, YG Entertainment confirmed Jisoo would star in her first fixed role as a lead actress in the upcoming JTBC drama 'Snowdrop' alongside actor Jung Hae-in. Also, on Blackpink's first Korean-language studio album titled 'The Album', Jisoo co-wrote their lead single 'Lovesick Girls'.
'Snowdrop', which will be a South Korean television series, is scheduled to air on JTBC in 2021. Jung Hae-in will star as Im Soo-ho, a college student who was raised in Germany and hides a secret while Jisoo will play Eun Young-cho, a college student who falls in love with Soo-ho at first sight. The early working title of the series was 'Leehwa Women's University Dormitory'. It has been written by Yoo Hyun-mi and directed by Jo Hyun-tak making 'Snowdrop' their second collaboration after the hit satirical thriller 'Sky Castle'. The series is based on the memoir of a man who escaped a political prison camp in North Korea.