Apple Announces Science Fiction Drama Series ‘Invasion’, Premieres October 22 [Video]

Apple has officially announced a 10-episode science fiction drama series called ‘Invasion’, from Simon Kinberg (“X-Men” films, “Deadpool” films, “The Martian”) and David Weil (“Hunters”).

Set across multiple continents, ‘Invasion’ follows an alien invasion through different perspectives around the world. The series stars Shamier Anderson (“Bruised,” “Awake”), Golshifteh Farahani (“Extraction,” “Paterson,” “Body of Lies”), Sam Neill (“Jurassic World: Dominion,” “Peaky Blinders”), Firas Nassar (“Fauda”) and Shioli Kutsuna (“Deadpool 2,” “The Outsider”).

Apple Announces Science Fiction Drama Series 'Invasion', Premieres October 22 [Video]

‘Invasion’ is written and executive produced by Kinberg and Weil and executive produced by Jakob Verbruggen (“The Alienist,” “The Fall”), who also directed multiple episodes. Audrey Chon (“The Twilight Zone”), Amy Kaufman (“When They See Us”) and Elisa Ellis serve as executive producers alongside Andrew Baldwin (“The Outsider”), who also writes. Katie O’Connell Marsh (“Narcos,” “Hannibal”) serves as executive producer for Boat Rocker Studios.

The series will make its global debut on Apple TV+ with the first three episodes

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An adrenaline-packed dystopian drama that cares not for logic or science

Kang Seo Hae (Park Shin Hye, left) and Han Tae Sul (Cho Seung Woo) attempt to evade the shadowy Control Bureau and gather information from time-travellers coming to Earth in Sisyphus

Kang Seo Hae (Park Shin Hye, left) and Han Tae Sul (Cho Seung Woo) attempt to evade the shadowy Control Bureau in Sisyphus.

This review contains minor spoilers and covers episodes 1-4 of Sisyphus, which is currently available on Netflix.

If 2020 was the year for slice-of-life K-dramas, then 2021 heralds a new age of the dystopian genre for ravenous K-drama fans all over the world.

Enter Sisyphus, with its time-travelling, shadowy operative and fugitive plotlines, yet surprisingly without the big budget that usually accompanies such Marvel-esque dramas on Netflix.

Han Tae Sul (Cho Seung Woo from Stranger) is a once-in-a-lifetime tech prodigy, with the brains of Albert Einstein, the inventive genius of Nikola Tesla and the playboy characteristics of Tony Stark all rolled into one.

He inadvertently finds himself teamed up with Kang Seo Hae (Park Shin Hye from #Alive), a feisty brawler from the future who was

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