An exciting collaboration between Japanese director Miike Takashi and an all-star Korean cast, Disney+ Hotstar will premiere Connect on 7 December 2022. The series pits a serial killer against an immortal man who is determined to reclaim what is his.
Following rave reviews at a public screening at Busan International Film Festival’s On Screen program, the highly anticipated Korean thriller Connect will debut all six episodes globally on December 7 only on Disney+ Hotstar.
An Original series available exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar, the Korean series stars Jung Haein as Ha Dongsoo – a new type of immortal human known as ‘Connect’, who is kidnapped by a gang of organ harvesters who are determined to take his eyes.
After suddenly waking up on an operating table part way through the surgery, Dongsoo is able to escape with one eye remaining, and later discovers that he can still see out of his missing eye, which is now being used by a serial killer who has been terrorizing the residents of Seoul. Determined to get back what was taken, Dongsoo will pursue the killer, taking whatever steps are necessary to make himself whole again.
Viewers around the world will be able to see a unique collaboration in Connect between prolific Japanese director Miike Takashi (Audition, Ichi the Killer, Gozu) who is directing his first Korean series, and an all-star cast of Korean talent, including Jung Haein (Snowdrop, D.P., Tune in for Love) as Ha Dongsoo, a self-healing immortal man who now has the vision of a prolific serial killer, Ko Kyungpyo (Reply 1988, Seoul Vibe, Chicago Typewriter) as serial killer Oh Jinseop, and Kim Hyejun (Kingdom, Inspector Koo, Matrimonial Chaos) as the mysterious Irang.
The latest Korean title to be announced as part of the library of endless entertainment available on Disney+ Hotstar, Connect joins other world-class local APAC content, including Big Mouth about an inept lawyer who is falsely imprisoned and accused of being the country’s most notorious conman; Soundtrack #1, about unrequited love between two close friends, and many more.
Stream the Original series exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar December 7.