Apple TV+ announced today that Dr. Brain, a new six-episode Korean-language Apple Original series directed and executive produced by visionary filmmaker KIM Jee-woon, is set to premiere globally on Thursday, November 4 (Wednesday, November 3 in the U.S.). Based on the popular Korean webtoon of the same name by Hongjacga, Dr. Brain marks the first Korean-language series to debut on Apple TV+. The sci-fi drama series will premiere with the first episode, followed by one new episode weekly through December 10, 2021.
The series follows a brilliant brain scientist Sewon (LEE Sun-kyun), who suffers a horrific personal tragedy when his family falls victim to a mysterious accident. Desperate to uncover what happened, he goes to extraordinary lengths to solve the tragic mystery by conducting “brain syncs” with the dead to access their memories for clues.
Dr. Brain stars LEE Sun-kyun, best known to global audiences for his supporting role in the Academy Award-winning film Parasite. The series also stars LEE You-young, PARK Hee-soon, SEO Ji-hye, and LEE Jae-won.
Dr. Brain is written, directed and executive produced by KIM Jee-woon. Executive producers include Samuel Yeunju Ha and Jamie Yuan Lai for Bound Entertainment; HAM Jung Yeub and Daniel Han for StudioPlex; Joy Jinsoo Lee and Min Young Hong for Kakao Entertainment; and Antonio H.W. Lee. KIM Jin A and KOH YoungJae also write. The series is produced for Apple TV+ by Bound Entertainment, Kakao Entertainment, StudioPlex, and Dark Circle Pictures.
Apple TV+ is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch worldwide and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries, and series have been honored with 155 wins and 537 awards nominations.
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