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Updated January 6th, 2024 at 11:52 IST

Exhuma teaser: Lee Do Hyun, Kim Go Eun starrer confronts the supernatural entities

Exhuma unfolds as a geomancer, a mortician, and a shaman join forces to relocate a suspicious grave in exchange for a substantial sum of money.

Reported by: Republic Entertainment Desk
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Exhuma still | Image:TVN
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Exhuma will be premiered on January 5. The K-drama stars Kim Go Eun and Lee Do Hyun in lead roles. Ahead of its release, the makers unveiled an international poster and a teaser on Friday. Directed by Jang Jae Hyun, known for his exploration of intriguing themes in films like Svaha: The Sixth Finger and The Priests, Exhuma promises a suspenseful journey into the occult.

Exhuma shows actors in never-seen-before avatar

The teaser hints at a story where characters confront the supernatural, setting the stage for an occult mystery that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats. The international poster adds to the intrigue, depicting a single eye emerging from the soil, creating an enigmatic atmosphere. Another poster featuring the eyes of the main characters intensifies the sense of suspense.

(Stills | Image: TVN)

Exhuma unfolds as a geomancer, a mortician, and a shaman join forces to relocate a suspicious grave in exchange for a substantial sum of money. The movie introduces audiences to Choi Min Sik, Kim Go Eun, Yoo Hae Jin, and Lee Do Hyun, hinting at a chilling tale filled with strange phenomena.

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Choi Min Sik takes on the role of Sang Deok, a geomancer skilled in finding optimal burial sites. Kim Go Eun portrays Hwa Rim, a shaman adept at calming troubled spirits. Yoo Hae Jin embodies Young Geun, the mortician overseeing the burial, while Lee Do Hyun plays Bong Gil, a shaman with a penchant for chanting sutras.

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What do we know about Exhuma?

The anticipation for Exhuma is elevated by the fact that Director Jang Jae Hyun, known for his unique explorations of cult religions and exorcism, is at the helm of this enigmatic production.

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Preview images from the film provide glimpses into tense moments between the characters involved in the grave relocation. Choi Min Sik's portrayal of Sang Deok, tasting the soil with a determined look, hints at the ominous fate awaiting the characters. The pictures also showcase Kim Go Eun's focused preparation for shamanic rituals, Yoo Hae Jin's charismatic composure as the mortician Young Geun, and Lee Do Hyun's dramatic acting transformation as he chants sutras, promising audiences a side of him they've never seen before in his debut film, Exhuma.

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Published January 6th, 2024 at 11:52 IST

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