What you need to know
- Apple has announced a straight-to-series order for Dr. Brain.
- The new sci-fi thriller will premiere on Apple TV+ later this year.
Apple has announced that it is expanding its slate of international content for Apple TV+ with an order for Dr. Brain, a new sci-fi thriller series based on the Korean webtoon. The series will be written and directed by Kim Jee-Woon, best known for A Tale of Two Sisters and I Saw the Devil. It was star SAG Award-winner Lee Sun-Kyun, best known for his role in Parasite.
The series, which follows the story of a scientist who uses technology to search through memories, is expected to debut on Apple's streaming service later this year.
In addition to writing and directing, Jee-Woon will serve as an executive producer for the series as well.
An exact premiere date for Dr. Brain has yet to be announced for Apple TV+. That said, there has been a lot of announcements coming out of Apple TV+ this week. Over the last couple of days, the company announced a new auditory series titled Calls and the female-driven anthology series Roar.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.