Netflix has been showing great interest in anime lately and is trying to get hands on popular titles. Just In: A popular sci-fi horror seinen manga, Parasyte is getting a Korean live-action adaptation with the title: Parasyte: The Grey by Netflix.
Few hours ago, the official twitter account of Netflix Japan revealed that Hitoshi Iwaaki’s famous manga Parasyte is getting a live-action Korean adaptation by Netflix.
Moreover, they also revealed that Yeon Sang-ho is directing the movie, who is best best known for Train To Busan.
In the same tweet, Netflix announced the three main cast members:
- Jeon So-nee as Jeon Soo-in
- Koo Kyo-hwan as Solu Gang- woo
- Lee Jung-hyun as Choi Jun-kyung
The live-action is titled as Parasyte: The Gray and Netflix will stream the show exclusively worldwide.
About The Story Of Parasyte: The Gray
The upcoming live-action is based on Hitoshi Iwaaki’s famous manga Parasyte, but it will have its own touch to make the movie more interesting.
Jeon plays a character who was attacked by the Parasites, but she is not mind-controlled by them and is strangely co-existing with them. Koo’s character is pursuing to find his missing younger sister. Lee plays the leader of The Grey, a special forces unit battling the Parasites, and whose husband was killed by them.
Parasyte is a science fiction horror manga series written and illustrated by Hitoshi Iwaaki. At present the manga has exceeded 25 million copies in circulation worldwide.
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