Netflix 'The 8th Night': Air time, how to watch, cast and all about Korean horror film
If you're on the prowl for a movie that is sure to leave a chill down your spine and compel you to sleep with one eye open, then Netflix's 'The 8th Night' is what you've been looking for.
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Air time and how to watch
'The 8th Night' premieres on July 2 on Netflix.
'The 8th Night' follows the story of two inherently demon beings that have been sealed away for years to protect humanity. However, when these beings wake up, it begins wreaking havoc and taking lives to grow to their full strength and wake up the other.
Together, they will bring out the destruction of the world. When Monk Ha-jung realizes that one being has awakened, he asks monk Chung-seok to find Park Jin-soo, the only one capable of stopping this evil entity.
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 is known for his works in 'Golden Time', 'Broken', 'Misaeng: Incomplete Life' and 'The Spy Gone North.'
Park Hae-joon plays Kim Ho-tae, a homicide detective investigating a string of gruesome murders. Park Hae-joon is known for his work in 'Doctor Stranger', 'Misaeng: Incomplete Life', 'Fourth Place' and 'The World of the Married'.
Kim Yoo-jung plays Ae-ran, a mysterious girl harboring a dark secret. Kim Yoo-jung began her acting career as a child actor.
Since then she's worked on series such as 'Dong Yi', 'Moon Embracing the Sun', 'May Queen', 'Angry Mom' and 'Love in the Moonlight.'
Nam Da-reum plays Cheong-seok who is a monk. Nam Da-reum, who began his career as a child actor, has worked on 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. 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'.
A newcomer in the industry, Kim Tae-Hyung is both, the writer and the director of this thriller movie.
In a spooky trailer that doesn't give out many details but is unsettling nonetheless, the lore explained talks of a red and black demon that has been sealed away. Should they both awaken, they will destroy everything in the path.
However, humanity might be doomed when people soon find out that one of the demons has escaped and is now on a bloody rampage.
The caption accompanying the trailer reads, "The 8th Night, that which exists but doesn't. Don't you dare open your eyes Enter a new world of mystery thrillers when the seal breaks."
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