'#Alive' or #Saraitda on Netflix: Meet Yoo Ah-in, Park Shin-hye and rest of the cast of South Korean zombie horror

'#Alive' or #Saraitda on Netflix: Meet Yoo Ah-in, Park Shin-hye and rest of the cast of South Korean zombie horror

From director Il Cho and based on a script co-written by him and Matt Naylor comes yet another zombie horror to join Netflix's ever-expanding list of uncontained virus horrors. Titled '#Alive' or '#Saraitda', the official synopsis describes the South Korean horror as something crafted out of a contemporary realistic nightmare. "The rapid spread of an unknown infection has left an entire city in ungovernable chaos, but one survivor remains alive in isolation. It is his story," the ominous tale entails. Here are all the familiar faces to be spotted in the duration of #Alive's 98-minute runtime.


Yoo Ah-in

Ah-In Yoo in '#Alive' (IMDb)

The seasoned South Korean actor, director and producer plays the leading role of Oh Joon-woo, the sole survivor following the outbreak. Yoo's extensive filmography has spanned over the last one decade and into movies and television series alike. His most popular roles include Yi Bang Won in 'Six Flying Dragons', Crown Prince Sado in 'The Throne', Lee Jong-su in 'Burning', and Jo Tae-oh in 'Veteran'. Yoo is also known for vocally speaking out about the political and social issues in the Korean entertainment industry, making him unconventional and bold that only aids his popularity among the masses. As the kickstarter of funds for children as well as writing op-eds and holding charitable campaigns through his art studio, Yoo has rightfully garnered the incredible fame he possesses.


Park Shin-hye

Shin-Hye Park in '#Alive' (IMDb)

Having made her acting debut in the Korean drama series, 'Stairway To Heaven', Shin-Hye rose to massive popularity overnight through another K-drama, 'You're Beautiful', with her co-star Jang Keun-suk. Shin-Hye's another very popular and recent role includes Jung Hee Joo in the TV show 'Memories of the Alhambra'. The actor is also known for 'Miracle in Cell No. 7', 'Heirs', 'Pinocchio', 'Heartstrings', 'Flower Boys Next Door', and 'Cyrano Agency'. The South Korean zombie horror coming to Netflix sees her play the role of Kim Yoo-bin, although not much has been teased about the character. 


Lee Hyun-wook

Known for 2020's 'The Good Detective', and 2014's 'The Target', Hyun-Wook plays the role of 'Sang-cheol' in '#Alive'.

'#Alive' will be available for streaming from Tuesday, September 8, only on Netflix. 

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