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[V Report Plus] ‘New Journey to the West’ to go live on Tuesday

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Updated : August 30 2015

The press conference for star-studded variety show “New Journey to the West” will go live on Tuesday at 2 p.m. via V app.

For the upcoming tvN show, star producer Na Young-seok reunites with four original members of “2 Days and 1 Night” -- Kang Ho-dong, Lee Seung-gi, Eun Ji-won and Lee Soo-geun -- for the first time in four years.

The four members will each take one of the characters from the classic Chinese novel “Journey to the West” and travel around Xian, the ancient capital of China, to play various games.

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Poster of "New Journey to the West" (tvN)
Comedian Kang, in his first cable channel project, plays the pig character Zhu Baijie, while singer-actor Lee takes the role of a Buddhist monk, Xuanzang.

Rapper-entertainer Eun will play Sha Wujing, a celestial being, while comedian Lee plays the famous monkey character, Sun Wukong.

“New Journey to the West” will premiere on Friday at 10 a.m. via online streaming platform Naver’s TV Cast.

Naver’s real-time broadcasting app V allows fans to interact with their favorite K-pop stars through live broadcasts. The app is available for Android and iOS. For more information, visit http://www.vlive.tv./

By Ahn Sung-mi (sahn@heraldcorp.com)

Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.naver.vapp
Apple AppStore https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1019447011?mt=8

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