‘2092, the space sweep begins!’
Space Sweepers is a 2020 Korean action science-fiction film about space junk collectors that discover a fugitive humanlike robot.
Directed by Sung-hee Jo (Phantom Detective; A Werewolf Boy), the Bidangil Pictures-Dexter Studios production stars starring Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri, Jin Seon-kyu and Yoo Hae-jin.
In 2092, a crew on board of the spaceship called “Victory”, is trying to escape the destruction of Earth – and make some money while at it salvaging space debris. After successfully snatching a crashed space shuttle in the latest debris chase, Victory’s crew find a seven-year-old girl inside. They realize that she’s the humanlike robot wanted by UTS Space Guards, and decide to demand a ransom…
In June 2020, it was announced that the release was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic with a plan for the film to premiere during the Chuseok holiday. In August 2020, the release was once again postponed due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in South Korea.
In November 2020, it was announced that the film would be released exclusively on Netflix from February 5, 2021.
Principal photography began on July 3, 2019, and filming was completed on November 2nd.
Seungriho “Spaceship Victory”
A webtoon based on the film premiered on May 26, 2020, on Daum and KakaoPage