Dr. Brain to Host Parasite Star on Apple TV+

The first Korean language series to premiere on Apple TV+, Dr. Brain, starring Parasite’s Lee Sun-kyun, will stream from November 4.

Here’s the media release:

Apple Original Series Dr. Brain to Premiere Globally on Thursday, 4 November to coincide with the Apple TV+ launch in South Korea

Dr. Brain, a new six-episode Korean-language Apple Original series directed and executive produced by visionary filmmaker Kim Jee-woon, is set to premiere globally on Thursday, 4 November (Wednesday, 3 November in the U.S.) on Apple TV+.

Based on the popular Korean webtoon of the same name by Hongjacga, Dr. Brain marks the first Korean-language series to debut on Apple TV+.

The sci-fi drama series will premiere with the first episode, followed by one new episode weekly through 10 December, 2021. 

The series follows a brilliant brain scientist Sewon (Lee Sun-kyun) who suffers a horrific personal tragedy when his family falls victim to a mysterious accident.

Desperate to uncover what happened, he goes to extraordinary lengths to solve the tragic mystery by conducting “brain syncs” with the dead to access their memories for clues. 

Dr. Brain stars Lee Sun-kyun, best known to global audiences for his supporting role in the Academy Award-winning film Parasite. The series also stars Lee You-young, Park Hee-soon, Sex Ji-hye and Lee Jae-won.

Dr. Brain is written, directed and executive produced by I’m Jee-woon. Executive producers also include Samuel Yeunju Ha and Jamie Yuan Lai for Bound Entertainment; Ham Jung Yeub and Daniel Han for StudioPlex; Joy Jinsoo Lee and Min Young Hong for Kakao Entertainment; and Antonio H.W. Lee. Kim Jin A and Koh YoungJae also write.

The series is produced for Apple TV+ by Bound Entertainment, Kakao Entertainment, StudioPlex and Dark Circle Pictures.

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