Netflix 'The 8th Night' Full Cast List: Meet Nam Da-reum and other stars of horror film
'The 8th Night' tells the bone-chilling tale of two demon entities and one man on the mission to stop them.
If you're looking for a spine-chilling horror movie to watch, 'The 8th Night' is one that you can't miss. The story sees the rise of a sealed away demon that will stop at nothing to awaken its counterpart, and it's up to Park Jin-soo before the world descends into total chaos
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Written and directed by newcomer Kim Tae-Hyung, 'The 8th Night' tells the bone-chilling tale of two entities, the red demon and the black demon, that have been sealed away to protect humanity. However, one of them awakens and manages to escape and goes on a rampage to regain its full power. It is up to Park Jin-soo to stop it before it can revive the other demon, which will send the world into chaos.
The official synopsis reads, "A life-or-death battle spanning eight days to prevent the breaking of the seal that restrains "That Which Must Not Awaken." Once awakened, it can cross the stepping stones to wreak havoc on this world."
Lee Sung-min plays the role of Park Jin-soo, the guardian in the movie, who is possibly the only one who can take down the demonic entities.
An actor, Sung-min was born on December 4, 1968, in Bonghwa County, South Korea.
He is known for his works in 'Golden Time', 'Broken', 'Misaeng: Incomplete Life' and 'The Spy Gone North.' He has also won multiple awards for his work, including 'Best Actor' at the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards for his role in 'The Spy Gone North' and 'Best Supporting Actor' at the 25th Chunsa Film Art Awards for 'The Man Standing Next'.
Park Hae-joon plays Kim Ho-tae, a homicide detective investigating a string of gruesome murders. An actor, Park Hae-joon was born on June 14, 1976, in Busan, South Korea. He later studied at the Korea National University of Arts.
He is known for his work in 'Doctor Stranger', 'Misaeng: Incomplete Life', 'Fourth Place' and 'The World of the Married'. He recently won the Excellence Award for an actor in a miniseries at the 7th APAN Star Awards for his work in 'The World of the Married'.
Kim Yoo-jung plays Ae-ran, a mysterious girl harboring a dark secret. Kim Yoo-jung was born on September 22, 1999, in Seoul, South Korea. She is the youngest of three siblings and her older sister is actress Kim Yeon-jung.
Yoo-jung attended Goyang High School of Arts and graduated in January 2018. Considered to be 'Korea's Little Sister', an informal title in the South Korean Entertainment Industry, given to an actress who is seen as young and bright, she began acting at the age of 4.
By the time she was in fifth grade, she had starred in 13 TV dramas and 15 movies. She's worked on series such as 'Dong Yi', 'Moon Embracing the Sun', 'May Queen', 'Angry Mom' and 'Love in the Moonlight.' She was is the youngest to have made it to the top 10 of Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list, seeing that she was featured on the same back in 2017 at the age of 17.
Nam Da-reum plays Cheong-seok who is a monk. Nam Da-reum was born on June 13, 2002, in Suwon, South Korea. He studied at the Department of Theater and Film Creation at Chung-Ang University. He began his career as a child actor, often playing the younger version of lead actors.
His works include series such as 'Boys Over Flowers', 'Pinocchio', 'Guardian: The Lonely and Great God', 'Rain or Shine', 'Start-up' and 'Doom at your service'.
Choi Jin-ho plays Professor Kim Joon-cheol. He was born on May 26, 1968. Prior to becoming an actor, he was a judo athlete, having played the sport from middle school until the second year of university. His works include 'Good Friends', 'Gangnam Blues', 'Insane', 'My New Sassy Girl', 'Illang: The Wolf Brigade', 'No Mercy' and 'The Swordsman'.
Lee Eol plays the role of Ha-jeong. His previous works include 'Kim Ji-Young: Born 1982', 'Insadong Scandal', 'Nowhere to Turn', 'Open City',
'May 18' and 'Bloody Tie'.
Kim Dong-yeong is also a part of the cast. He is known for his works such as 'A Hard Day', 'Train' and 'The Age of Shadows'.
'The 8th Night' premieres on July 2 on Netflix.