Netflix Grabs Exclusive Rights to Korean Sci-Fi Thriller SPACE SWEEPERS (SEUNGRIHO)

Netflix has confirmed that it has the exclusive rights to the global release of a the Korean sci-fi thriller film "Space Sweepers" ("Seungriho" or "Space Victory" for its Korean title )starring Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri, Jin Sun-kyu and Yoo Hai-jin. Directed by Jo Sung-hee and produced by Bidangil Pictures, the film depicts in vivid detail the crew of a cosmic waste management spacecraft who discover a humanlike robot, named Dorothy. 
Set in 2092, Earth has become a bleak planet which will soon be uninhabitable. Spaceship Victory is one of the many that live off salvaging space debris. Crewed with a genius space pilot Tae-ho, a mysterious ex-space pirate Captain Jang, an ex-con spaceship engineer Tiger Park, and a reprogrammed military robot Bubs, Spaceship Victory surpasses all other space sweepers. After successfully snatching a crashed space shuttle in the latest debris chase, Victory’s crew find a 7-year-old girl inside. They realize that she’s the humanlike robot wanted by UTS Space Guards, and decide to demand ransom in exchange.

Song Joong-ki plays Tae-ho, the pilot who undertakes any profitable venture. Kim Tae-ri takes on the role of Captain Jang, while Jin Sun-kyu and Yoo Hai-jin plays Tiger Park and Bubs, respectively. The film was originally set to release in South Korea back in September 2020 but will now exclusively be available on Netflix. No date yet on its exact release date as of press time.

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