Peer into the near future and explore the conflict between humans and technology in Korean Sci-fi series SF8. From cracking the code of moral dilemma in The Prayer to discovering the pitfall of artificial intelligence in Manxin, get ready to join the star-studded cast in tackling the themes of augmented and virtual reality, robots, games, and more!
Here are 5 stars whose performances are bound to steal the show in SF8!
SF8 is now available on Viu, with a new episode available every Sat!
1. HANI (White Crow)
K-pop girl group EXID’s Hani, who plunged into the world of acting just this year, is about to take your breath away in White Crow! Playing the role of a cheerful game broadcaster Juno, she soon finds herself trapped in a virtual horror game that incorporates players’ real-life traumas and fears. With dangers lurking around in every corner, keep your eyes peeled for Hani’s brilliantly nuanced performance as she descends into a spiral of confusion and despair.
2. Choi Siwon (Love Virtually)
A singer, actor, and model, Super Junior’s Choi Siwon is an all-round triple treat set to light up your screen. Having starred in numerous rom-com series, Siwon is back to flex his acting muscle in Love Virtually, taking on the role of an introverted romantic searching for true love on a virtual dating app – get ready to fall in love with Siwon and his magnetising charm!
3. UEE (Love Virtually)
A former member of k-pop group After School, UEE won praises for her stellar performances in drama series My Only One and Marriage Contract, cementing her as one of the best idols-turned-actresses. Playing the love interest of Choi Siwon in Love Virtually, fans can look forward to their sizzling onscreen chemistry and many sweet aww-worthy moments!
4. Kim Bo Ra (Joan’s Galaxy)
Best-known for her role in the hit mystery thriller Sky Castle, Kim Bo Ra is a rising star to be watched. Starring in Joan’s Galaxy, a queer romance story which takes place during a fine dust disaster, Bo Ra steals the show with her emotional portrayal of the character. Bo-ra also lends her soulful vocals and is the voice behind SF8’s original soundtrack – “Breath of Stars”!
5. David Lee (Baby It’s Over Outside)
Having started off as a child actor, David Lee has played a diverse range of characters over the years that showcased his acting chops, from a college student in Bring It On, Ghost to a serial killer in Hotel Del Luna. Keep a lookout for David’s showstopping performance in Baby It’s Over Outside, as he attempts to save the world and find love in the face of an approaching apocalypse.
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