Netflix revealed Trailer for Parasyte: The Grey Live-Action Series by ‘Train to Busan’ Director

Netflix revealed Trailer for Parasyte: The Grey Live-Action Series by 'Train to Busan' Director

Netflix is all set to introduce another another live-action series in their library following the resounding success of One Piece. This new live-action series, Parasyte: The Grey will be an adaption of the popular manga Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki. Here is all the information you need to know about this latest development.

On March 7, 2024, Netflix unveiled an almost two-minute-long trailer giving us a small glimpse of this upcoming thriller series.  In Parasyte: The Grey, the focus shifts to action and thrills more than in the Japanese live-action version or the anime.

While the anime stayed true to the manga, this adaptation puts a spotlight on intense action and suspense, adding a new dimension to the story. The narrative takes a fresh direction, keeping audiences on the edge of their seats. That being said, you can take a look at the trailer below:

As you can already see in the trailer, it is once again humanity against extraterrestrial threats.

Parasyte: The Grey Live-Action Story and Cast

In the live-action version of Parasyte: The Maxim, the story is different from the manga but the core theme will remain unchanged. For instance, Instead of the main character being a boy named Shinichi Izumi, it’s now about a girl named Jeon Soo-in. She gets attacked by a Parasyte but somehow manages to live with it without losing control of her brain.

The cast includes Koo Kyo-hwan, who plays Solu Gang-woo. He’s trying to find his missing sister by chasing after Parasites. Lee Jung-Hyun is Choi Jun-Kyung, who becomes the leader of  The Grey, a special group fighting Parasytes after her husband is killed by one.

Netflix Greenlights Yeon Sang-ho's 'Parasyte: The Grey' Series

As already mentioned, the series will be directed by the highly praised director Yeon Sang-ho, known for his international hits like “Train to Busan,” “Seoul Station,” and “Peninsula,” which is taking the helm of “Parasyte: The Grey.”

With this talented duo leading the way, the adaptation promises a blend of Yeon Sang-ho’s directorial expertise and Ryu Yong-jae’s storytelling skills, setting the stage for an exciting and well-crafted cinematic experience.

Release Date The highly praised director Yeon Sang-ho, known for his international hits like "Train to Busan," "Seoul Station," and "Peninsula," is taking the helm of "Parasyte: The Grey." Collaborating with him on the screenplay is Ryu Yong-jae, who co-wrote "Peninsula" and worked on the Korean adaptation of "Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area." With this talented duo leading the way, the adaptation promises a blend of Yeon Sang-ho's directorial expertise and Ryu Yong-jae's storytelling skills, setting the stage for an exciting and well-crafted cinematic experience.

If you are eagerly awaiting to jump into the series then the good news is that It has already been revealed by Netflix, that Parasyte: The Grey will be launched on April 5, 2024, with a total of six episodes.

We hope you liked the information, feel free to use the comments section below to share your thoughts. Meanwhile, you can check also: NARUTO Live-Action Movie Got Leaked: Everything We Know so Far

Source: Crunchyroll

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