Actors Jeon Bae-soo and Lee Min-gu will be joining the cast of zombie thriller All of Us Are Dead. The upcoming Netflix original series is slated to air in 2021.
All of Us Are Dead is based on the Naver webtoon “Now at Our School” by Joo Dong-geun, published in 2009 to 2011. It follows a group of students as they make the fight of their lives, trapped in a school swarming with zombies. It stars Yoon Chan-young (Nobody Knows), Park Ji-hoo (Beautiful World), Jo Yi-hyun (How to Buy a Friend), Park Solomon (Sweet Revenge), and Yoo In-soo (Chocolate).
Jeon Bae-soo is confirmed to play On-jo’s (Park Ji-hoo) father Nam So-ju, who has a warm personality. Meanwhile, Lee Min-gu is set to portray Lee Byung-chan’s (Kim Byung-chul, Pegasus Market) son Jin-su, who is a victim of school violence and is sick of the abuse.
Jeon Bae-soo has played many roles in popular series in the past such as Fight for My Way (2017), Stranger (2017), When the Camellia Blooms (2019), and the most recent one, The King: Eternal Monarch (2020). On the other hand, this will mark Lee Min-gu’s debut in TV series, as his past projects have been all films such as The Right of Light (2016), Loser Boys (2017), Home Run (2017), Brotherhood (2018), and the most recent, What You Believe (2019).
Both actors are expected to add thrill and emotions to the series, especially Jeon who has had much experience and many characters portrayed. Meanwhile, viewers can set their expectations on what kind of performance Lee will show with his role in the series, as he is also known to give detailed facial expressions when acting.
Other stars who will play supporting roles are Shin Jae-hwi (Nobody Knows), Lee Chae-eun (Steel Rain*), Kim Bo-yoon (Good Casting), Yoon Kyung-ho (Team Bulldog: Off-duty Investigation), Kim Jin-young (The Fault Is Not Yours*), Lee Sang-hee (A Piece of Your Mind), Ahn Ji-ho (Nobody Knows), Ahn Seung-gyun (365: Repeat the Year), Oh Hee-joon (Was It Love?), Jung Yi-seo (Voice 3), Woo Ji-hyun (A Piece of Your Mind), and Ham Sung-min (Doctor John).
All of Us Are Dead is scheduled for release in over 190 countries through Netflix. It will be directed by Lee Jae-kyu (The King 2hearts) and Kim Nam-soo and written by Chun Sung-il (Your Honor).