Netflix has unveiled the trailer for Space Sweepers, an upcoming South Korean film that looks like quite the space adventure.
The sci-fi movie is set in 2092 and follows the crew of the spaceship Victory as they make a living salvaging space debris. Their fortunes take a turn when they grab a crashed space shuttle… one holding a little girl who they discover is a humanlike robot wanted by space guards. Naturally, they decide to demand a ransom. No prizes for guessing that things probably don’t go to plan.
Special effects galore in the trailer below. The film is directed by Jo Sung-hee, whose credits include the underseen fantasy romance A Werewolf Boy (check out our Hidden Gem piece on the film HERE) and noir action-comedy Phantom Detective. The cast includes Song Joong-ki (Descendants of the Sun, A Werewolf Boy), Kim Tae-ri (Mr. Sunshine, The Handmaiden), Jin Sun-kyu (Kingdom, Extreme Job) and Yoo Hai-jin (Confidential Assignment, A Taxi Driver).
Watch out for Space Sweepers to hit Netflix on February 5th.
Official synopsis for Space Sweepers:
Set in 2092, Earth has become a bleak planet which will soon be uninhabitable. Spaceship Victory is one of the many that live off salvaging space debris. Crewed with a genius space pilot Tae-ho, a mysterious ex-space pirate Captain Jang, an ex-con spaceship engineer Tiger Park, and a reprogrammed military robot Bubs, Spaceship Victory surpasses all other space sweepers. After successfully snatching a crashed space shuttle in the latest debris chase, Victory’s crew find a 7-year-old girl inside. They realize that she’s the humanlike robot wanted by UTS Space Guards, and decide to demand ransom in exchange.