Netflix announces new Korean thriller Forgotten
James R | On 10, Nov 2017
Mystery thriller Forgotten will be Netflix’s latest Korean original film.
Written and directed by Director Hang-Jun Chang, the mystery film is written and directed by Director Hang-Jun Chang, who is considered one of the best storytellers in Korea.
Chang started his filmmaking career with Break out and Blow Spring Breeze and became famous for his humorous stories and creative direction. In 2011, he turned to TV and directed and co-wrote medical crime drama Sign. He also worked as a script editor for the movies Ghost House and A Hard Day. In 2016, he appeared in Korean most popular TV show MBC Infinite Challenge and directed a special thriller episode that won him public trust and popularity.
As Director Chang’s comeback movie in 9 years, Forgotten will feature top Korean stars Ha-Neul Kang and Moo-Yeol Kim as Jinseok and Yuseok. When Yuseok gets kidnapped on their first day at a new house, his younger brother, Jinseok, suffers from hallucination, until Yuseok returns home on the 19th day with a memory loss and strange behavior. Finding himself in a hidden murder case in Yuseok’s twisted memory, Jinseok sets out only to find the truth.
Forgotten is produced by Netflix in partnership with Kiwi Company. The lead producer, Won-Seok Jang, took part in hit titles including The Outlaws, Tunnel, War of the Arrows, A Hard Day, The Chronicles of Evil, and Confession of Murder.
It will be available on Netflix globally in early 2018.