Korean Sci-Fi Series DR. BRAIN: Be Smart, Watch Trailer Now

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Korean Sci-Fi Series DR. BRAIN: Be Smart, Watch Trailer Now

How smart do you have to be to be called "Dr. Brain"?

We're about to find out. The sci-fi series Dr. Brain will be the first Korean-language series from Apple TV+ when it "premieres globally on Thursday, November 4 (Wednesday, November 3 in the US) to coincide with the Apple TV+ launch in South Korea," per an official release.

Directed by Kim Jee-woon (A Tale of Two Sisters, I Saw the Devil), who also serves as executive producer, the series is based on a Korean webtoon of the same name by Hongjacga. Lee Sun-kyun (Parasite) stars.

Here's the official synopsis: "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."

Lee You-young, Park Hee-soon, Seo Ji-hye and Lee Jae-won also star. The sci-fi drama series will premiere with the first episode next week, followed by one new episode weekly through December 10, 2021.

The trailer does two things very, very well: arouses my interest, and jangles my nerves. Have a look for yourself below.

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