“Dr. Brain,” a new sci-fi thriller series based on the iconic Korean webtoon, was ordered by Apple TV+ yesterday. It was written and directed by visionary filmmaker Kim Lee-Woon (“A Tale of Two Sisters,” “I Saw the Devil”), and stars SAG Award-winner Lee Sun-Kyun (“Parasite”). “Dr. Brain” is the first Korean-language project for Apple TV+, according to Apple.
“Dr. Barin” series currently under production in South Korea which will set to debut later this year. “Dr. Brain” is an emotional journey that follows a brain scientist who is obsessive about figuring out new technologies to access the consciousness and memories of the brain. His life goes sideways when his family falls victim to a mysterious accident, and he uses his skills to access memories from his wife’s brain to piece together the mystery of what actually happened to his family and why.
“Dr. Brain” is produced for Apple TV+ by Korea-based studio, Bound Entertainment, along with Kakao Entertainment, Studioplex, and Dark Circle Pictures. Kim Jee-Woon serves as executive producer alongside Samuel Yeunju Ha, executive producer of Kim Jee-Woon’s “Illang: The Wolf Brigade” and Bong Joon-Ho’s “Okja.” Ham Jung Yeub and Daniel Han executive produce for Studioplex, and Joy Jinsoo Lee and Min Young Hong serve as executive producers for Kakao Entertainment.