Yeon Sang-ho to Direct Netflix’s New Korean Thriller ‘Revelations’

Yeon Sang-ho will direct Netflix's upcoming South Korean thriller Revelations.

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Picture: Shin Hyun Been (left), Yeong-Sang Ho (center) and Ryu Jun Yeol (Min Chan)

Yeon-Sang Ho, the mind behind Train to Busan, is teaming up with Hellbound screenwriter Choi Gyu Seok for a brand-new thriller mystery film, Revelations. We’re keeping track of everything you need to know about Revelations, including the plot, cast news, production updates, and more.

Revelations is an upcoming South Korean Netflix Original thriller film directed by Yeon Sang-Ho and written by Choi Gyu Seok. The pair previously worked together on both seasons of Hellbound. However, Yeon Sang-Ho is most well-known as the creator and director of the zombie horror Train to Busan.

WOW Point, who previously worked on The Bequeathed and Parasyte: The Grey, is producing the film. Hailey Yoomin Yang is an executive producer on Revelations, and the Academy Award-winning director Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, ROMA) is also an executive producer.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – JANUARY 12: Director Yeon Sang-Ho attends Netflix’s “The Bequeathed” press conference on January 12, 2024 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Han Myung-Gu/WireImage)

What is the plot of Revelations?

Min-chan, the pastor of a church in a small provincial town, becomes consumed by his quest for retribution when a divine revelation convinces him that Yang-rae, a man visiting his church, is the culprit who abducted his son. Unwavering in his belief, Min-chan flirts between his faith and cruelty. Meanwhile, Detective Yeon-hee is on the heels of Yang-Rae, a suspect in her missing person’s case. However, she is haunted by the death of her sister, who died after a heinous crime.

Who are the cast members of Revelations?

Ryu Yun Yeol plays Min Chan. Netflix subscribers may have recently seen the actor in The 8 Show as Bae Jin Su. He is also known for leading roles in popular dramas such as Lost and Reply 1988. The actor has also held leading roles in Korean movies such as The Night Owl, Alienoid, Believer, and Little Forest.

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Picture: Ryu Yun Yeol in The 8 Show (left) and 1988 (right)

Shin Hyun Been plays Yeon-hee. Netflix subscribers will be familiar with the actress for her work on K-dramas such as Hospital Playlist and Reflection of You. Outside of Netflix, she has held leading roles in K-dramas such as Reborn Rich, Monstrous, and Confession. As for movies, her lost roles came in 2020 with the release of Beasts Clawing at Straws.

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Picture: Shin Hyun Been in Hospital Playlist (left) and Reflections of You (right) – tvN

What is the production status of Revelations?

Filming Scheduled
Filming Ongoing

At the time of writing, we’ve seen conflicting reports on the production timeline of Revelations. One source reports that filming began in early April 2024, while another reported that Revelations is currently in pre-production.

Once we have concrete evidence of where the film is in the production timeline, we’ll update you accordingly.

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