The K-horror movie Urban Myths: Tooth Worms unveiled the synopsis of its 10 episodes.
Late at night, Ki Hoon (Kim Do Yoon) is surprised when he’s stopped by an officer on patrol. While feeling anxious, he calmly answers his questions but then goes through an eerie experience while walking through a tunnel. But the worst part of this whole thing is what he had done.
02. WOMAN IN RED
Soo Jin (Lee Yul Eum) hears a strange story at her friend’s funeral. She was said to have jumped off the roof, but the door to the roof was actually locked. After that day, she continues to run into a woman in a red dress in the apartment and suddenly remembers a friend from high school she had forgotten about.
03. TOOTH WORMS
A patient with severe toothache visits dentist Choong Jae (Lee Ho Won, aka Hoya). He shows no abnormalities with his teeth, but Choog Jae spots a parasite in the X-ray. While looking for a cure, he finds out that a parasite that lives inside the teeth called” tooth worms” existed in the past.
Hye Yeon (Lee Soo Min) commits suicide for no apparent reason. Ji Hyun (Arin), who was once rumored to be Hye Yeon’s girlfriend, decides to perform the “Self-Hiding Ritual (literal translation)” that Hye Yeon asked for when she was alive. Ji Hyun returns to school in the middle of the night to perform the ritual.
05. THE WALL
Jung Kyun (Jeong Won Chang), who was suffering from noise coming from next door, falls in love with Sun Jung (Exy), a kind lady from next door, at first sight. After coming back from work, he hears the noise again but tries talking to her and sets up a date.
06. THE CLOSET
Ji Hye (Seola) is thrilled after getting a wardrobe at a free sharing event. However, her happiness didn’t last long as she started to have nightmares ever since that wardrobe came into her house.
07. A MARRIAGE
Jae Hoon (Minhyuk), a job-seeking man, is given a chance to have an interview for a job at a major company he’s been dying for. The interview with HR staff (Lee Young Jin) goes smoothly, but he’s given a strange request to write down his name and the time of his birth in Chinese characters. A week later, he gets a job. But at the same time, strange things happen in his life.
08. THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR
Hyun Joo (Seo Jisoo), who works at a cosmetic store, dreams of becoming an influencer with her pretty looks, but it isn’t easy. The more she gets obsessed with her looks, the more vain and jealous she gets. Hyun Joo’s obsession with her looks and followers grows endlessly.
09. A MANNEQUIN
Jong Chan (Shownu), who works part-time in the mannequin warehouse, is surprised to see a strangely-shaped mannequin one day. His co-worker (Oh Ryoong) tells him that the mannequin was spotted all over the warehouse for decades. That night, Jong Chan sees a mannequin being scolded by someone.
10. ESCAPE GAME
Noo Ri (Ju Haknyeon), Young Min (Bong Jae Hyun), and Seri (AleXa), the escape room influencers, receive a sponsored advertisement that offers them 10 million KRW (about $8,000) if they successfully escape the room. Even with the dangerous tricks that cross the line, the three can’t give up on winning the prize.
Meanwhile, Urban Myths: Tooth Worms will be released on April 27th.
Source: Megabox Plus M
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