- The cast for the upcoming high school K-drama was announced in a press release shared today by the online streaming service
- They include the Tribeca Film festival award-winning actress Park Ji-hoo and SBS best young actor Yoon Chan-yeong
Netflix announced today the cast for upcoming Korean drama All of Us Are Dead, a high school zombie series set for released next year.
Based on the Korean webtoon Now at Our School, the show will follow a group of students trapped at Hyosan High School as they face a series of disasters as they strive to escape or be rescued from a zombie invasion.
Yoon Chan-yeong will play Cheong-san. Photo: NetflixDescribed as “an ordinary student”, Cheong-san will be played by 19-year-old Yoon Chan-yeong. Yoon began his career as a child actor in the 2013 drama When a Man’s In Love.
He most recently appeared in Doctor John, for which he won a best young actor award in Korea’s SBS Drama Awards.
Park Ji-hoo plays the most popular girl in school.The down-to-earth yet hugely popular On-jo will be portrayed by Park Ji-hoo. The 16-year-old made her acting debut in 2016, and has featured in South Korean TV shows, as well as taking an award-winning role in 2018’s House of Hummingbird.
The film saw her win international accolades, including a best actress award at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival in the US.
Cho Yi-hyun plays big cheese Nam-ra.The class president and smartest kid in school will be played by Cho Yi-hyun. Twenty-year-old Cho starred in this year’s hugely popular K-dramas How to Buy a Friend and Hospital Playlist.
Aspiring soldier Su-hyeok will be played by Lomon.Park Solomon, aka Lomon, will appear as Su-hyeok, a student who hopes to become a soldier.
The 20-year-old started his acting career in 2016 with Horror Stories III, and played a major role in the 2017 web series Sweet Revenge.
Is Yoo In-soo's character Gwi-nam a bigger threat than the invading zombies?Yoo In-soo will play the final lead character, Gwi-nam, a returning student who poses an even greater threat than the zombies themselves.
The 22-year-old has been acting since he debuted in 2017’s Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, one of the highest rated Korean dramas in TV history.