Jung_E Movie (2023):
Jung_E (Korean: 정이), stylised as JUNG_E, is a South Korean science fiction film written and directed by Yeon Sang-ho. It is produced by Byun Seung-min under the banner of Climax Studio and Dexter Studio.
It stars Kang Soo-yeon, Kim Hyun-joo and Ryu Kyung-soo. Jung_E premiered on January 20, 2023, on Netflix.
Jung_E Movie Information:
|Release Date||January 20, 2023|
|Running Time||1hr 38min|
|Directed by||Yeon Sang-ho|
|Written by||Yeon Sang-ho|
|Produced by||Byun Seung-min|
|Cinematography by||Yoo Ji-sun|
|Edited by||Yang Jin-mo|
|Music by||Kim Dong-wook|
|Production Companies||Climax Studio|
(est. $16.3 million)
|Box Office Collection||TBA|
Jung_E Movie Trailer:
Jung_E Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
Set in the 22nd century, climate change has caused the planet to become uninhabitable and humans live within a man-made shelter. A war takes place within the shelter. Jung Yi is the elite leader of the allied forces. She becomes the subject of a brain cloning experiment. The cloning experiment is a potential key to win the war.
Jung_E Movie Cast and Characters:
- Kang Soo-yeon as Yun Seo-hyun – The team leader at Kronoid Laboratory, the research institute responsible for JUNG_E’s clones and combat power tests. She is the daughter of Captain Yun Jung-yi, who entered a coma when she was a child.
- Park So-yi as young Yun Seo-hyun
- Kim Hyun-joo as Yun Jung-yi/JUNG_E – Captain Yun Jung-yi was a leader of the Allied Forces and once considered a war hero. During her last mission, she is critically injured and ends up in a coma. Decades later in 2194, her brain data is cloned and used to develop an advanced combat AI, codenamed JUNG_E.
- Ryu Kyung-soo as Kim Sang-Hoon – His is the director of Kronoid Laboratory and is driven to succeed in the brain cloning experiment. He is a robot created by the chairman of Kronoid Laboratory that believes himself to be human.
Interesting Facts About Jung_E Movie:
- The film features the final film appearance of Kang Soo-yeon who died ahead of its release.
- Kim Hyun-joo and Ryu Kyung-soo also appeared in director Yeon Sang-ho’s previous work, 2021 Netflix series Hellbound.
- Filming began in November 2021 and concluded in January 2022.