Jung E is a forthcoming Korean Netflix Original dystopian sci-fi thriller written and directed by Yeon Sang-Ho of Train to Busan. Despite being the author of the Hellbound manga, this is Sang Ho’s first ever Netflix production.
When will Jung E be available on Netflix?
Previously, Netflix put Jung E on its 2022 film schedule. However, the release date of Jung E has been pushed back to 2023, with no official release date.
Given that Jung E was supposed to be released in 2022, we predict the Korean sci-fi film to come in the first quarter of 2023.
What is the story of Jung E about?
AsianWiki provided the following overview for Jung E:
“Set in the 22nd century, climate change has caused the planet to become uninhabitable, and humans live within a man-made shelter. A war takes place within the shelter. Jung Yi is the elite leader of the allied forces. She becomes the subject of a brain cloning experiment. The cloning experiment is a potential key to win the war.”
When was Jung E shot?
Jung E filming began on October 31st, 2021, and lasted a couple of months until wrapping on January 28th, 2022.
The film is now under post-production and will be available on Netflix soon.
Who are the Jung E cast members?
Kang Soo Yoon, an award-winning and trailblazing actor, plays Seo Hyun. Jung E was Kang Soo Yoon’s first film role in over a decade, after Jury in 2013. Unfortunately, Jung E is the actress’s final on-screen appearance as she died on May 7th, 2022, at the age of 55 due to a brain hemorrhage.
Kim Hyun Joo portrays Jung Yi. Hyun Joo was last seen on Netflix in the Dark Fantasy series Hellbound in 2021.
Ryu Kyung Soo also appeared in Hellbound as Yoo Ji, a supporting character (Deacon). His most recent starring part in a Netflix series was in Lovestruck in the City in 2020. In addition, the actor will appear in the upcoming k-drama Glitch. Kyung Soo also appeared in Itaewon Class as a supporting actor and guest star in The Sound of Magic.