Netflix Korea has announced the line-up for their latest project, the Korean drama remake of ‘Parasyte,’ Hitoshi Iwaaki’s popular sci-fi horror manga series.
Based on Allkpop, the series tells the story of mankind who is threatened by parasites from outer space, creatures that infect the human body so that they can kill and eat other humans.
The name of the actor Goo Kyo Han has been confirmed to be the main character in the horror thriller series. He will compete acting with Lee Jung Hyun and actress Jeon So Nee.
The upcoming series titled ‘Parasyte: The Grey’ features genius director Yeon Sang Ho, the golden hand behind successful South Korean thriller series such as ‘Train to Busan,’ ‘Peninsula,’ ‘Hellbound,’ and many more. Meanwhile Yeon Sang Ho will also co-wrote the series’ scenario with Ryu Yong Jae from ‘Money Heist: Korea- Joint Economic Area’.
Previously, director Yeon Sang Ho had worked with Lee Jung Hyun and Goo Kyo Hwan in the Netflix original series ‘Peninsula’. Now they are reunited and are preparing for another amazing project.
As quoted from Wikipedia, the manga has been adapted into two live-action films in Japan, in 2014 and 2015. An anime television series adaptation by Madhouse, titled ‘Parasyte: The Maxim’, aired in Japan between October 2015 and March 2015. As well as an English dub aired on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block in the United States between October 2015 and April 2016.
His recent popularity has made him flock to new drama and film projects. Goo Kyo Han himself is a South Korean actor who appeared in another Netflix original series ‘D.P’ with Jung Hae In. He is also reported to be filming a series about the sorted army for its second season.
Goo Kyo Hwan has also appeared in the drama ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’ as a guest role. There are also unreleased films such as ‘Run Away,’ ‘Kill Bok Son’, and ‘New Generation War: Reawakened Man’.
Meanwhile, further information on the Korean drama remake ‘Parasyte’ will be released by Netflix in the near future. However, this series is rumored to be greeting viewers in 2023. Let’s just wait, okay!
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