Netflix has announced the production of The Trunk, a mystery series featuring Korea’s A-list talents Seo Hyun-jin and Gong Yoo. The story draws a whirlwind of unforeseen events and secrets after a mystifying trunk is found in the depths of a lake.
Seo Hyun-jin, known for her transformative performances in Another Miss Oh and The Beauty Inside, will play In-ji, an employee of an intriguing matchmaking organization, NM. Gong Yoo, celebrated for his roles in Guardian: The Lonely and Great God and Train to Busan, and Netflix’s Squid Game & The Silent Sea, is set to depict Jeong-won, a solitary music producer who finds himself in an unexpected marriage contract with In-ji.
Jeong-won ironically encounters his “second wife” In-ji through a contract-based marriage service arranged by his ex-wife Seo-yeon. However, their lives take a twist when a mysterious trunk found in the lake throws them into a whirlwind of secrets and events behind the matchmaking service.
Penned by Park Eun-young of Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth and directed by Kim Gyu-tae, famed for his work in Our Blues, The Trunk is set to attract attention for its unique storyline and the dream pairing of Seo Hyun-jin and Gong Yoo. The Trunk will premiere exclusively on Netflix.