The star of the new violent action movie on Netflix is ​​called the ‘Korean John Wick’

Netflix’s new big-budget action flick may have received mixed reviews so far, but one aspect of the film that fans can seemingly agree on is how similar it is to john wick.

The action thriller was released on August 5 to a worldwide audience, with many viewers streaming it thanks to the newfound popularity of Korean dramas.

joo Won takes on the lead role as a tough but reluctant hero in Cartervery similar (in the opinion of many) to a certain John Wick.

presenting Keanu Reeves like the aforementioned Wick, the film series has become a cult classic, ever since the first title released in 2014.

Since then, three other john wick Movies have been made, while two more are already in the works.

Keanu Reeves as John Wick.  Credit: Alamy
Keanu Reeves as John Wick. Credit: Alamy

Given its successful formula, it’s no surprise that other movies can take inspiration from the gritty action thriller.

what are you doing Carter unique, however, is the way it is filmed and directed by the acclaimed Jung byung-gil – who also spearheaded projects such as the villain Y Murder confession.

“There are stunning aerial views of rooftop brawls and waterfall escapes, along with tingle chases through dimly lit, cavernous rooms, against the increasingly familiar backdrop of tension between North and South Korea.

“What Carter sets out to achieve in action, choreography and set design, it does so with great aplomb,” they add.

As you can imagine, some viewers were quick to notice the john wick influence from the beginning, and took to social media to point it out.

While the cinematography is clearly very striking to viewers, the film as a whole has received mixed reviews.

Available to the public since the end of last week, so far Carter has a 5.1 rating on IMDBfrom over 2,200 reviewers.

It’s a similar story in rotten tomatoeswhere the viewership rating is only 51 percent, while reviewers found it worthy of a 36 percent rating.

For some Twitter users, the experimental camera work was actually to the detriment of the film.

The plot of the film, for its part, seems to incorporate Real world events such as a pandemic as well as escalating tensions between the US and North Korea are key to his overall story.

“In his head is a mysterious device, and in his mouth, a lethal bomb. A strange voice in his ears gives him orders. The bomb may go off at any moment, unless he rescues the girl who is the only antidote to the virus”. But the CIA and a coup in North Korea are hot on his heels.”

Weather Carter may not end up being as successful as John Wick, the appetite for Korean drama around the world It is not it is expected to be affected by the success or failure of this title.

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