Apple TV+ is seriously investing in its scifi portfolio with a new K drama called Dr. Brain.
The series is made by acclaimed South Korean filmmaker Kim Jee-Woon, whose work you might know from A Tale of Two Sisters and I Saw the Devil, and features Lee Sun-kyun from Parasite.
Dr. Brain has Lee Sun-kyun playing a scientist capable of hacking into brains and recover memories.
“Dr. Brain is an emotional journey that follows a brain scientist who is obsessive about figuring out new technologies to access the consciousness and memories of the brain. His life goes sideways when his family falls victim to a mysterious accident, and he uses his skills to access memories from people inexplicably involved to piece together the mystery of what actually happened to his family and why,” is the official show description from Apple TV+.
The service, one of the newest streaming apps in town, seems to be banking hard on science fiction for its content line-up.
Apple TV+ also has Foundation, a series based on Isaac Asimov’s famous books, which gathered some lukewarm reviews. They also recently released Invasion, a sci-fi series showing how people from around the world might cope with aliens invading Earth – which has been described by many as a complete and utter bore.
Perhaps Dr. Brain will invigorate that lineup!