K-drama actor Song Joong-Ki, star of Descendants of the Sun and Arthdal Chronicles , is back in action in the new sci-fi film Space Sweepers . While the film has no release date yet, here’s what we know about this upcoming blockbuster. 1. Events take place in 2092 In the year 2092, space is full of floating debris such as abandoned ships and rusty satellites. The Victory spaceship collects this valuable junk and competes with similar ships in exchange for money. One day the ship’s crew discover a robot named Dorothy – a weapon of mass destruction. Their lives are then turned upside down because of their involvement in a high-stakes business deal. 2. His character is a poor space pilot View this post on Instagram A post shared by Song Joong Ki Song Hye Kyo (@sjk_n_shk_fc) on May 9, 2020 at 8:51am PDT Song Joong-ki plays the role of a poor space pilot named Tae Ho. While he has a confident personality, he's very poor. He can’t even afford shoes so he drives the ship wearing socks filled with holes. Which entertainment agency will sign Song Joong-ki in 2020? 3. A star-studded cast View this post on Instagram A post shared by 김태리 taerikim (@kimtaeri_1) on May 12, 2020 at 9:00pm PDT The film has a star-studded cast. Victory’s captain Jang Sun-jang will be played by veteran actress Kim Tae-ri. K-drama fans may recognise her from a past performance in Mr. Sunshine . View this post on Instagram A post shared by Photo By JiniKim (@kwangshin00) on Oct 27, 2018 at 6:43am PDT Jin Seon-kyu plays the engineer Tiger Park who uses his superior strength to thrust the ship’s core lever. Prior to the film, the actor worked in movies such as Extreme Job and The Outlaws. Why is Song-Song couple’s US$11 million ‘love nest’ being destroyed? View this post on Instagram A post shared by yoo hae jin 유해진 (@yoohaejin_04_01_1970) on Jul 16, 2019 at 4:54am PDT Dorothy is voiced by Yoo Hae-jin from The King and the Clown and Small Town Rivals . 4. Big budget View this post on Instagram A post shared by 송중기 ◡̈⃝ (@songjoongki_byview) on May 10, 2020 at 10:55pm PDT The film’s budget is an astounding 26 billion won (US$21.2 million). This includes the investment of Huayi Tencent – a Chinese entertainment company. The film does not have a confirmed release date yet, but it’s expected to reach theatres in the summer of 2020. Which luxury watches are K-drama stars like Song Hye-kyo wearing? 5. Directed by Jo Sung-hee The film is directed by Jo Sung-hee, who is the mastermind behind many hit films. He worked alongside Song Joong-ki in the movie, Werewolf Boy. The tear-jerker includes Kim Soon-yi (played by Park Bo Young) who suffered from a lung problem. After she moves to a rural village, she meets Chul Soo (Song Joong-ki) – the werewolf boy. She teaches him to wear clothes, read books and write the alphabet. Eventually, Chul Soo develops feelings for Soon-yi. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter . Help us understand what you are interested in so that we can improve SCMP and provide a better experience for you. We would like to invite you to take this five-minute survey on how you engage with SCMP and the news.