Gear up for Black Knight, an upcoming thrilling Netflix Korean sci-fi drama starring Kim Woo Bin this month. Continue reading to find interesting facts about the forthcoming drama Black Knight, including the director, cast members, supporting actors, release date, and number of episodes.
Interesting Facts About Netflix Korean Sci-Fi Drama BLACK KNIGHT
1. Based on Webtoon Taekbaegisa
Black Knight is an upcoming Netflix Korean sci-fi drama based on a popular webtoon, Taekbaegisa (Delivery Knight), by Lee Yoon Kyun.
The plot takes place in a devastated dystopian future in the year 2071, where severe air pollution has almost brought the world to its downfall. And there’s only 1% of the population has survived the calamity.
New rules have been applied in this new world, and strict social classes have emerged. Moreover, due to high levels of air pollution, people are rarely venturing outdoors as it may pose a risk to their health and life. Therefore, individuals rely on oxygen supplies and respirators to survive.
The survival of the inhabitants depends on the organization of deliverymen, Black Knight. However, they’re different from ordinary deliverymen. In the daylight, they are prepared to risk their lives to deliver crucial things such as oxygen and daily necessities to the people in their regions.
At night, they assist the refugees, and they also contemplate ways to improve their own lives. In addition, these deliverymen also have a dangerous mission to save the inhabitants from the corrupt Cheonmyeong Group.
2. Written and Directed by the Hit Korean Movie Cold Eyes Director
Cho Ui Seok, a well-known director and screenwriter, helmed the Netflix Korean sci-fi drama series Black Knight. Cho Ui Seok has an outstanding track record with popular projects, including the hit film Cold Eyes, starring Sol Kyung Go, Jung Woo Song, and Han Hyo Joo. Cold Eyes, an action thriller released in 2013, drew in 2.17 million moviegoers in its first week and ended up with over 5 million admissions by the end of its run.
3. BLACK KNIGHT Cast Members, Characters, and Supporting Actors
The Black Knight Netflix Korean drama will have Kim Woo Bin, Song Seung Heon, Esom, and Kang Yoo Seok as the main cast members:
- Kim Woo Bin as 5-8
- Song Seung Heon as Ryu Seok
- Esom as Seol Ah
- Kang Yoo Seok as Sa Wol
Further, some of the prominent actors will take part in the series as supporting actors and actresses. Such as Kim Eui Sung of Taxi Driver, Jin Kyung of Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Lee Yi Dam of Artificial City, and Lee Soon Won of 6/45.
In addition, the rising star Roh Yoon Seo of Crush Course in Romance, who recently won the Best Rookie Actress award in the Television section at the 59th Baeksang Arts Awards, will appear in the upcoming drama as a cameo.
4. Reunion Project of Director Cho Ui Seok, Kim Woo Bin, Song Seung Heon, and Jin Kyung
Choi Ui Seok is a famous and talented South Korean director. Previously, he has worked with many prominent actors, such as Lee Byung Hun, Kang Dong Won, Jung Woo Sung, Han Hyu Joo, Lee Junho, and more.
The talented director worked with Kim Woo Bin in the Korean movie Master in 2016. In this film, he also worked with Jin Kyung. Meanwhile, the director worked with Song Seun Heon in his directorial debut, Make it Big, in 2002.
5. BLACK KNIGHT Netflix Release Date & Episodes
The release date of the upcoming Netflix sci-fi series Black Knight is set for Friday, May 12. The action-thriller series will consist of 6 episodes.
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