‘Parasite’ co-writer to make directorial debut with new Okay-drama
Oscar-winning screenwriter Han Jin-won, who co-wrote the critically acclaimed 2019 movie Parasite, is about to make his directorial debut.
Han has been confirmed because the director of South Korean streaming platform TVING’s upcoming Okay-drama collection Working Mate (literal title), which is anticipated to premiere someday in 2024, as reported by Sports activities Chosun.
Apart from his work on Parasite, Han was additionally beforehand an assistant director for Netflix’s Ojka, the second season of Sense8, in addition to the 2016 South Korean catastrophe movie Pandora.
The forthcoming collection will observe highschool pupil Se-hoon, who decides to run for pupil council elections with a purpose to reinvent himself, however finally ends up changing into the main target of the election cycle.
In the meantime, Working Mate will reportedly star Seasons of Blossom‘s Yoon Hyun-soo within the lead function of Se-hoon. The collection may even function Tracer actor Lee Jung-sic, Mr. Trot Season 1 contestant Okay Jin-uk and NMIXX‘s Jiwon, amongst others.
“By an extraordinary boy’s rollercoaster-like story that spans almost one month, we wished to encourage viewers to recall their previous, replicate on the current, and have braveness to drive ahead into the long run,” stated a member of the Working Mate manufacturing staff, as translated by Soompi. “We hope that this offers significant enjoyment to those that encounter this collection.”
In different Okay-drama information, Netflix lately launched the primary teaser for its upcoming political collection Queenmaker. The collection will star The World of the Married‘s Kim Hee-ae and Life‘s Moon So-ri, amongst others.