Apple TV + ‘s first Korean project will be an adaptation of the popular science fiction WebToon Dr. Brain, starring Lee Sun-Kyun from Parasite.
Apple TV + announced its first Korean project for its streaming service, a television adaptation of the popular Korean WebToon. Dr. brain.
the Dr. brain The television adaptation will be written, directed, and produced by filmmaker Kim Jee-Woon. Lee Sun-Kyun, who played Park Dong-Ik in the Oscar-winning feature film Parasite, will star in the title role as the obsessive neuroscientist.
Kim Jee-Woon is best known for directing acclaimed dark thrillers, dealing with themes of family obligations such as I saw the devil Y The story of two sisters. The upcoming sci-fi series will cover similar thematic material, following a scientist who quickly finds himself engulfed in a mystery surrounding his family after gaining access to his wife’s memories.
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The official synopsis for the upcoming Apple TV + series reads:
“Dr. Brain” is an emotional journey that follows a brain scientist who is obsessed with discovering new technologies to access the brain’s consciousness and memories. His life is turned upside down when his family is the victim of a mysterious accident, and he uses his abilities to access his wife’s brain memories to piece together the mystery of what really happened to his family and why.
Dr. brain is being produced in South Korea by Bound Entertainment, in collaboration with Kakao Entertainment, Studioplex, and Dark Circle Pictures. The series is expected to air globally on Apple TV + sometime in late 2021.
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