“Jung_E”, the posthumous work of the late actress Kang Soo Yeon, who sadly passed away in May last year, released the main trailer.
On January 5th, the main trailer for “Jung_E” was uploaded on Netflix’s official Youtube channel. The trailer this time is different from the teaser unveiled on December 21st last year which shows only actress Kim Hyun Joo, who plays Jung_E in the movie. In this trailer, all the main cast, including Kang Soo Yeon, Kim Hyun Joo, and Ryu Kyung Soo appear.
“Jung_E” is a new film by director Yeon Sang Ho, who directed “Train to Busan” and “Hellbound”. It tells the story that takes place when war breaks out in a shelter created for the survival of humans as Earth is no longer habitable due to climate change.
Seeing the trailer, netizens commented, “This is the last movie of actress Kang Soo Yeon, I hope it does well”, Kim Hyun Joo and Ryu Kyung Soo star in Yeon Sang Ho’s films so often”, “I can feel the advancement of the graphic technology they used for this work”, “I didn’t expect to see Kim Hyun Joo in this kind of genre”, “I hope this SF movie does well”, etc.
In “Jung_E”, the late actress Kang Soo Yeon played Seo Hyun, the team leader of the research institute in charge of cloning Jung_E’s brain and developing AI technologies. Kim Hyun Joo took on the role of Jung_E, a mercenary and AI combat robot. Ryu Kyung Soo appeared as Sang Hoon, the head of the research institute who leads and must succeed in the brain cloning experiment on AI Jung_E. The film will premiere on January 20th.
“Jung_E” is the comeback movie of the late Kang Soo Yeon about 11 years after “Juri” (2013) and also her posthumous work.
Born in 1966, Kang Soo Yeon made her debut as a child actress in 1969. In the 1980s, she won Best Actress at the Venice International Film Festival and Moscow International Film Festival for the two films “The Surrogate Woman” and “Come, Come, Come Upward”, respectively.
In the 1990s, Kang Soo Yeon won Special Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival for the movie “Rainbow Trout” as well as Best Actress at the Baeksang Arts Awards. In 2001, she was honored with Daesang (Grand Prize) at the 2001 SBS Drama Awards for her performance as Jeong Nan Jeong in the drama “Ladies of the Palace”.