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[Upcoming Drama 2019] Strangers from Hell 타인은 지옥이다 - Im Shi Wan

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Drama: Strangers from Hell/ Hell Is Other People

Hangul:타인은 지옥이다

Genre: mystery, thriller, horror

Network: OCN

Episodes:

Director: Lee Chang Hee

Writer: Kim Yong-ki (webton& drama)

Release Date: second half 2019

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Plot

 

“Strangers from Hell” is based on a popular thriller webtoon about strange incidents that a guy encounters after he moves to Seoul from the countryside.

The story is a thriller-horror about a young man’s strange encounters while living in an old gositel in Seoul. He left his home in the countryside to come to the city, but everything and everyone in the gositel is odd and suspicious.

Notes

The title, Hell Is Other People, is also a famous line from Jean-Paul Sartre’s play, No Exit. Possibly an inspiration for the webtoon as well, the play is a philosophical examination on self and society through the set-up of three characters trapped together in hell. (Dramabeans)

 

 

Cast

 

Im Si-Wan as Yoon Jong-woo

 

 

Character descriptions

 

 Teasers/Trailers

 

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Im Siwan In Talks To Star In OCN Drama Following Military Discharge

by D. Kim
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Im Siwan is working on selecting his comeback project!

On January 24, it was reported that he will star in OCN drama “Strangers from Hell” (working title).

In response to the reports, his agency Plum Actors commented, “He received the offer and is positively reviewing it.”

“Strangers from Hell” is based on a popular thriller webtoon about strange incidents that a guy encounters after he moves to Seoul from the countryside.

Previously, Im Siwan’s agency denied reports of him starring in a crime investigation film after his discharge.

 

https://www.soompi.com/article/1297781wpp/im-siwan-talks-star-ocn-drama-following-military-discharge

 

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Im Shi-wan considering post-army comeback in OCN’s Hell Is Other People

by tccolb

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For his first post-army project, actor Im Shi-wan (The King Loves, Misaeng) is considering a new drama with OCN called Hell Is Other People.

The drama is an adaptation of a webtoon, also called Hell Is Other People, which is written and illustrated by Kim Yong-ki. It’s a well-known series in Korea, boasting over 800 million views, and ranked number one in webtoons for 39 weeks.

The story is a thriller-horror about a young man’s strange encounters while living in an old gositel in Seoul. He left his home in the countryside to come to the city, but everything and everyone in the gositel is odd and suspicious.

The title, Hell Is Other People, is also a famous line from Jean-Paul Sartre’s play, No Exit. Possibly an inspiration for the webtoon as well, the play is a philosophical examination on self and society through the set-up of three characters trapped together in hell.

I hope Im Shi-wan accepts as it sounds like a really interesting project to work on. I’m not familiar with any of the source material, but I skimmed through a couple chapters of the webtoon today and my curiosity is piqued. My only worry is that I scare easily, so perhaps no nighttime watching for this one.

 

http://www.dramabeans.com/2019/01/im-shi-wan-considering-post-army-comeback-in-ocns-hell-is-other-people/

 

 

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Im Siwan Confirms First Drama After Military Discharge

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On January 28, OCN revealed, “Dramatic Cinema has confirmed the production of ‘Strangers from Hell’ (working title). Im Siwan is confirmed to star in the drama.”

“Strangers from Hell” is a thriller drama based on a popular webtoon of the same name. The drama will tell the story of strange people living in the same dormitory and mysterious incidents that a guy encounters after moving in. Im Siwan will take on the role of Yoon Jong Woo, a young man who moves to Seoul from the countryside for his new job.

Im Siwan is currently serving in the military, and he is set to be discharged from the military on March 27.

OCN commented, “As the original webtoon is popular on its own, much attention was gathered for casting of the drama. We are honored and thrilled to be working together with Im Siwan who perfectly matches the description of his character.”

They continued, “We decided to make webtoon ‘Strangers from Hell’ into a drama because it not only contains shocking and in-depth stories, but also reflects on realistic worries of people in society these days. Therefore, we decided that the webtoon fits the tone of OCN. Please look forward to the synergy between ‘Strangers From Hell’ and OCN.”

 

https://www.soompi.com/article/1299289wpp/im-siwan-confirms-first-drama-military-discharge

 

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In particular, the provisional WBC confirmed the appearance of "Others are hell" as the first comeback after the military service at the end of March, adding to the expectation. Im Siwan appears as a young man Yoon Jong-woo, who came to Seoul because of his employment in the drama and started living in the city.

Production studio N said, "It is scheduled to be broadcasted in the second half of the year as it is planned as an OCN dramatic cinema piece."

 

http://moneys.mt.co.kr/news/mwView.php?no=2019012813108037730&code=&MGTEN

https://news.sbs.co.kr/news/endPage.do?news_id=N1005114669

 

 

 

 

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January 28 2019

Im Si-Wan cast in OCN drama series “Strangers From Hell”

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Im Si-Wan (ZE:A) is cast in new OCN drama series “Strangers From Hell” (literal title). Im Si-Wan will play main character role of Yoon Jong-Woo in the drama series. Im Si-Wan is currently serving in the South Korean military, but he is scheduled to be discharged on March 27, 2019. Drama series “Strangers From Hell” is based on webcomic “Taineun Jiokida” by Kim Yong-Ki.

“Strangers From Hell” will first air sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.

http://blog.asianwiki.com/korean-dramas/im-si-wan-cast-in-ocn-drama-series-strangers-from-hell

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January 29, 2019

 

Im Si-wan cast in upcoming drama

 

By Yeo Ye-rim INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily


Singer-turned-actor Im Si-wan is making his long-awaited return to the small screen with the upcoming OCN series “Strangers from Hell” (translated).

 

The TV network announced Monday that Im, who will be discharged from the military on March 27, has been cast in the new series, which is based on an thriller web comic series that goes by the same title.

 

The series tells the story of Jong-u (Im) who meets strange people and faces suspicious incidents after he moves into a small dormitory to concentrate on his studies. The drama will be directed by film director Lee Chang-hee, who was behind the thriller film “The Vanished” (2018).

 

The series will be part of OCN’s dramatic cinema project, which combines the different formats of a drama and a film.

 

Im, who made his debut as a member of boy band ZE:A in 2010, gained fame as an actor through his roles in MBC’s “Triangle” (2014) and tvN’s “Misaeng” (2014).

 

January 28, 2019

 

Im Si-wan Confirms Starring Role in OCN's "Strangers From Hell"
 

By Vasia Orion HanCinema.net

 

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I love swift confirmations, and Im Si-wan brings us one before his imminent discharge from military service. The actor has accepted the offer for the leading role in OCN's "Strangers From Hell", the drama adaptation of a popular webtoon, and the second entry to OCN's 'Dramatic Cinema' project after "Trap - Drama".

 

"Strangers From Hell" is a thriller about suspicious people living at a strange gosiwon, which is a living complex including small, unit-type rooms and communal spaces. The webtoon has reportedly been praised for its tension and immersion, as well as its great external and internal character conflicts.

 

Im Si-wan's role for the drama is that of Yoon Jong-woo, a young man who comes to Seoul looking for a job, and ends up living in this weird place. Lee Chang-hee ("The Vanished") has signed on as the PD, and the series is planning a premiere in the second half of this year. It's all looking pretty great, so I will keep following this project.

 

Written by: Orion from 'Orion's Ramblings'

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This looks interesting.  And I like SiWan.  On my radar for Dramas to watch, despite it's rather dubious name and it's in a genre I normally stay away from.  Will give it a go just for SiWan's sake. :)

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Thanks  @larus for another thread . He's been in good dramas METS, Equator Man, Misaeng, Triangle. I hope this a good one. Not into horror genre but I'll also check for the actor.

 

OT: But I think I'm excited for webtoon adaptation of tvN "Sweet Home" from Goblin Mr. Sunshine PD. Now that's drama psycho angst. If confirmed... I'll request thread if ever.

 

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16 hours ago, jongski said:

I hope this a good one. Not into horror genre but I'll also check for the actor.

 

I did not see the actor in anything but I heard about him. I find the plot interesting. I like the thriller and mystery genre, not horror.  It is not about ghost/ zombie and other supernatural beings who wants to hurt humans so I will watch. I can take weird people or even people who live in Hell. :D

 

 

 

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