Apple’s first Korean TV series is about brain hacking


will into a brand new territory when it launches in South Korea on November 4th. In a case of good timing, the streaming service’s first series from the nation will debut worldwide on the identical day (or a day earlier should you’re within the US).

The brilliantly titled Dr. Brain is a sci-fi drama based mostly on a webtoon of the identical title. Lee Sun-kyun of  fame (he performed Park Dong-ik, the daddy of the well-off household) stars as brain scientist Sewon. After Sewon’s household suffers a mysterious accident, he hacks the brains of the deceased to entry their reminiscences and study clues about what occurred.

The six-episode series is co-written, directed and govt produced by the extremely regarded filmmaker Kim Jee-woon, who’s maybe finest identified for The Good, The Bad and The Weird and I Saw the Devil. A brand new episode of Dr. Brain will hit Apple TV+ every week till the finale on December tenth. 

It’s a busy fall for sci-fi tasks on Apple TV+. Foundation, based mostly on Isaac Asimov’s books of the identical title, debuted in September, whereas alien invasion series Invasion premiered final Friday. A film referred to as Finch, during which Tom Hanks performs a person who takes a highway journey throughout post-apocalyptic America along with his canine and robotic, will hit Apple TV+ on November fifth.

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