Following rave reviews at a public screening at Busan International Film Festival’s On Screen program, the highly anticipated Korean thriller Connect will debut all six episodes globally on December 7 only on Disney+.
A Star Original series available exclusively on Disney+, Connect stars Jung Hae-in as Ha Dong-soo – a new type of immortal human known as ‘Connect’, who is kidnapped by a gang of organ harvesters who are determined to take his eyes. After suddenly waking up on an operating table partway through the surgery, Dong-soo is able to escape with one eye remaining and later discovers that he can still see out of his missing eye, which is now being used by a serial killer who has been terrorizing the residents of Seoul. Determined to get back what was taken, Dong-soo will pursue the killer, taking whatever steps are necessary to make himself whole again.
Viewers around the world will be able to see a unique collaboration in Connect between prolific Japanese director Miike Takashi (Audition, Ichi the Killer, Gozu) who is directing his first Korean series, and an all-star cast of Korean talent, including Jung Hae-in (Snowdrop, D.P., Tune in for Love) as Ha Dongs-oo, Ko Kyung-pyo (Reply 1988, Seoul Vibe, Chicago Typewriter) as serial killer Oh Jin-seop, and Kim Hye-jun (Kingdom, Inspector Koo, Matrimonial Chaos) as the mysterious Irang.
Watch the trailer for the upcoming KDrama Connect starring Jung Hae-in here:
The latest Korean title to be announced as part of the library of endless entertainment available on Disney+, Connect joins other world-class local APAC content, including Big Mouth about an inept lawyer who is falsely imprisoned and accused of being the country’s most notorious conman; Soundtrack #1, about unrequited love between two close friends, and many more.
Stream the Star Original series Connect exclusively on Disney+ starting on December 7, 2022.
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