A new Korean blockbuster is coming! The Korean movie “Alien + People” Part 1, full of A-list actors, will be released in the second half of 2022. Find the interesting facts about “Alien + People” Part 1 below.
5 Interesting FACTS About Korean Movie “ALIEN + People” Part 1
1. Directed & Penned by Choi Dong Hoon
“Alien + People” Part 1 is the comeback project of director Choi Dong Hoon after seven years. As a screenwriter and director, he is known for his excellent directing and solid stories with unique characters. Director Choi Dong Hoon is also known as the director of two successful movies with A-list cast members. Those are “The Thieves” (2012) and “Assassination” (2015).
“The Thieves” is a Korean movie with A-list cast members. They are Kim Yoon Suk, Kim Hye Soo, Lee Jung Jae, Jun Ji Hyun, Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Hae Suk, and more. And “The Assassination” is a movie with a star-studded cast consisting of Jun Ji Hyun, Lee Jung Jae, and Ha Jung Woo.
2. “Alien + People” Part 1, a Korean Movie with Star-Studded Cast
Just like “The Thieves” and “Assassination,” “Alien + People” part 1 is a stellar movie in 2022 with a cast lineup full of A-list actors and actresses. The “Alien + People” part 1 cast are:
Ryu Jun Yeol
Ryu Jun Yeol plays the role of the wishy-washy Mu Reuk, a Taoist who is neither this nor that but is determined to get ahold of the legendary sword.
Kim Tae Ri
Actress Kim Tae Ri who recently won Best Actress at Baeksang Awards 2022, is back on the big screen through this movie. Kim Tae Ri takes the role of Lee Ahn, a woman who can shoot thunder.
So Ji Sub
Furthermore, the “Doctor Lawyer” cast, So Ji Sub, plays Mun Do Seok, a detective who gets chased by aliens.
Kim Woo Bin
In this sci-fi film, Kim Woo Bin plays the role of Guard, who is in charge of transporting alien prisoners.
Yum Jung Ah
The “Snowdrop” cast, Yeom Jung Ah, is back on the big screen after her movie in “Steel Rain 2: Summit” in 2020. In the forthcoming film, she plays the role of Heuk Seol, one of the gods of Samgak Mountain.
Jo Woo Jin
Moreover, actor Jo Woo Jin of “Happiness” is back on the big screen. His last project was with Ji Chang Wook in “Hard Hit” (2021) and with Park Bo Gum and Gong Yoo in “Seobok.” He will take the role of Chung Woon, the god of Samgak Mountain.
After the success of her drama “One the Woman,” actress Honey Lee (Lee Ha Nee) is back, and this time is on the big screen.
Kim Eui Sung
Actor Kim Eui Sung of “Taxi Driver” (2021) and “Book of Fish” (2021) also takes a prominent role in the movie.
Yoo Jae Myung
Actor Yoo Jae Myung of “Itaewon Class” (2020) and “Voice of the Silence” (2019) also play a prominent role in the upcoming movie.
3. Comeback and Reunion Project
The upcoming movie was the comeback project of actor Kim Woo Bin on the big screen after “Master” in 2016. This year is a busy year for Kim Woo Bin since he also took part in his first small-screen “Our Blues” and the upcoming Netflix Korean drama “Black Knight.”
Besides Kim Woo Bin, the movie will be the comeback project of Ryoo Jun Yeol on the big screen after his film “The Battle: Roar to Victory” in 2019. Interestingly, he grew his hair long for the film.
The movie also becomes a reunion for its cast members, such as Ryoo Jun Yeol and Kim Tae Ri since “Little Forest” (2018), Lee Honey and Ryu Jun Yeol since “Heart Blackened” (2017), and Lee Honey and Joo Woo Jin since “The Bros” (2017).
4. “Alien + People” Part 1 Synopsis
“Alien + People” is an upcoming two-part sci-fi film. The time slip movie tells the story of a group of Taoists in the Goryeo dynasty and an alien prisoner trapped in a human body trying to retrieve a mysterious sword. Then, a time portal opens between the Goryeo dynasty period and the present. Some people from the present are chasing the alien. Therefore, a chaotic situation ensued.
The production team conveyed that the movie features an unpredictable plot, unique characters, and witty humor. Moreover, the film has attracted the moviegoers’ attention and raised curiosity with its poster and video trailer. The movie poster shows the characters in both modern and traditional clothing.
5. Premiere Date of Korean Movie “Alien + People” Part 1 in 2022
The film “Alien + People” has completed a reasonably long shooting process of 13 months. It started on March 29, 2020, and ended on April 19, 2021. And it was delayed several times due to the Covid-19 pandemic spread. However, the story will have two sequential parts. As for part 1 of “Alien + People,” it will be released this summer. Are you excited?
In the meantime, let’s watch the “Alien + People” Part 1 trailer starring Kim Woo Bin, Ryo Joon Yeol, and Kim Tae Ri.
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