Hitoshi Iwaaki’s Sci-fi Horror Manga Parasyte Gets Korean Live-action Adaptation on Netflix



A brand new live-action adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki’s sci-fi horror Parasyte is confirmed to be within the works at present. It will probably be streamed worldwide solely on Netflix underneath the title Parasyte – The Grey. No phrase but on when the streaming will start.


Iwaaki’s unique manga was serialized in Kodansha’s Morning Open Zoukan and Monthly Afternoon for 64 chapters from 1988 to 1995, then compiled in ten tankobon volumes. It was beforehand tailored right into a 24-episode TV anime entitled Parasyte -the maxim- in 2014, then two-part live-action movie directed by Takashi Yamazaki (Space Battlship Yamato, Stand By Me Doraemon) was launched in 2014 and 2015.


The forthcoming new live-action adaptation that includes Korean workers and forged tells a brand new story that differs from the unique manga. This time, the protagonist is a feminine character, in contrast to the manga and the earlier variations. Internationally acclaimed animation/live-action movie director Yeon Sang-ho (Train to Busan, Seoul Station, Peninsula) is hooked up to direct. He additionally co-write screenplays together with Ryu Yong-jae (Peninsula, Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area).


Jeon So-nee performs the position of Jeon Soo-in, a lady who’s attacked by a Parasyte however lives a wierd coexistence with it with out dropping management of her mind. Koo Kyo-hwan performs Solu Gang-woo, a person who chases after Parasyte to search out his lacking sister, and Lee Jung-hyun is forged as Choi Jun-kyung, whose husband was killed by Parasyte and who turns into the chief of “The Grey,” a particular unit that fights Parasyte. 





Sources: Netflix Japan official Twitter, Eiga.com


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