South Korean sci-fi action motion picture Area Sweepers is ultimately set for release– on Netflix. The streamer stated Wednesday that the film will launch on its platform worldwide on Feb. 5.
Space Sweepers, routed by Jo Sung-hee (A Monster Child), is taken into consideration South Korea’s very first big-budget action epic embeded in room. The movie was supposed to be released at home in Korea throughout the summertime hit period, however was held off to September due to the coronavirus pandemic. With Korean cinemas still ailing throughout the autumn, Netflix stepped in as well as got the globally streaming legal rights to the title.
Set in 2092, Room Sweepers takes place aboard the spaceship Success, among lots of vessels enduring on scavenged room debris. The film stars K-drama favorite Song Joong-Ki (The Battlewagon Island) as the ship’s genius room pilot, popular starlet Kim Tae-Ri (The Handmaiden) as a strange ex-pirate, Jin Sun-Kyu as a spacecraf engineer, and also Yoo Hai-jin as the reprogrammed armed forces robot Bubs. After effectively nabbing a collapsed space shuttle in their latest particles chase, Victory’s staff discovers a 7-year-old lady inside. Realizing that she’s the humanlike robotic desired by UTS Area Guards, they determine to require ransom money.
The film was mainly generated by South Oriental film firm Merry Christmas, with added funding from China’s Huayi Tencent Entertainment and visual impacts from Seoul-based Dexter Studios.