Train to Busanpeninsula, and infernal‘s Yeon Sang-ho is back, and this time the South Korean director and writer is directing a dystopian sci-fi thriller.
Netflix has released the trailer for Yeon’s latest, BOY, an original for the streaming service set in a post-apocalyptic 22nd century – and the whole thing looks like a corporate advertisement for the fictional facility featured in the film. An AI researcher at Kronoid Lab clones the brain of her late mother (a respected army leader) as an AI combat warrior to gain the upper hand in a raging war on what is now a desolate earth.
Yeon brings infernal Stars are Kim Hyun-joo and Ryu Kyung-soo as cloned mercenary Jung_E and Kronoid Lab boss Sang-Hoon respectively. But most importantly, it is also the last screen appearance of the late actor Kang Soo-youn, who died in May at the age of 55. Kang plays the AI researcher Seohyun.
BOY will be streaming on Netflix starting January 20th.(opens in a new tab)
https://mashable.com/video/netflix-jung-e-trailer-teaser-yeon-sang-ho Netflix’s ‘JUNG_E’ trailer: Dystopian sci-fi from ‘Train to Busan’ director Yeon Sang-ho