[Maeil Business Star Today Kim So-yeon]
PD for ‘Together’ distressed seok PD revealed why Lee Seung-gi and Jasper Liu were invited.
On the morning of the 23rd, the production presentation of the travel variety program, ‘Together’ was broadcast live on the Netflix YouTube channel. Lee Seung-gi, Jasper Liu, PD Cho Hyo-jin, and PD Go Min-suk attended. Park Gyeong-rim hosted the event.
When asked about how to cast the pair, PD Ko Min-suk said, “I had no worries about having Lee Soo-gi, so I was very entertaining, so I had a lot of trouble with who Lee Seung-gi would get along with, Jasper Liu stood out.”
He added, “I wondered what kind of person he was. He didn’t have any experience in entertainment field, so I asked for a meeting. He was happy to respond. The smile was pretty, good and charming. With Lee Seung-gi, I thought it would be synergistic. I casted Liu because of the resemblance to Seung-gi and smile.”
‘Together’ is a variety show where the pair travel to destinations suggested by their fans and become friends despite their language differences. The six-part show sees the pair begin by visiting Yogyakarta and Bali in Indonesia, then Bangkok and Chaing Main in Thailand, and finally Pokhara and Kathmandu in Nepal. Chemistry between an entertainment veteran Lee Seung-gi and a rookie Jasper Liu is looking forward to. ‘Together’ goes to air through Netflix from June 26.