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South Korean actors Park Hae-soo and Kim Da-mi will star in an upcoming disaster movie from Netflix, provisionally titled “Great Flood.”
Netflix shared the casting announcement on Tuesday, along with news that the movie is being written and directed by Kim Byung-woo.
“On the last day of a flooded Earth, the stories of those struggling for survival in their submerged apartments rise to the surface,” reads the announcement on Instagram.
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Kim will take on the role of Anna, an artificial intelligence researcher who is among those trapped in their apartment building after a tsunami nearly wipes out the planet. Park’s character, Hee-jo, is a member of a security team who’s determined to come to her rescue.
The sci-fi movie will be produced by The Light of Fantasy, a studio founded by Jeon Ryeo-kyung. Jeon previously worked with director Kim Byung-woo on his critically acclaimed 2013 film “The Terror Live.”
“Great Flood” is just one of Park’s several Netflix projects following the success of the 2021 global sensation “Squid Game,” in which he played one of the lead characters, Sang-woo. In April, he starred in the spy film “Yaksha: Ruthless Operations.” More recently, he played Berlin in the platform’s hit Korean remake, “Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area.”
Kim previously starred in hit rom-com series such as “Our Beloved Summer” (2021) and “Itaewon class” (2020).
Netflix has not revealed a release date for “Great Flood.”
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