Recently OTT platform Netflix South Korean show survival game drama, Squid Game has broken the record of most-watched Web Series Bridgerton, It was premiered on 17 Sep 2021, and became no. 1, surpassing 140 million streams in these days. it is Hwang-Dong-Hyuk’s creation, who is director-screenwriter of the show.
Seeing ‘Squid Game’ popularity across the globe Netflix further announced that it will invest more than a 500million dollars in South Korean content. following this Hellbound is another South Korean Web Series that is soon going to release on Netflix. it is a fantasy drama genre show, based on Director Yeon-Sang-Ho’s own webtoon (South Korean originated, Digital Comic).
Yeon is a known South Korean director, whose action-horror Train to Busan (2016), was the first Korean film that broke the audience record of 10 million theatergoers, was made up of an 8.5 million dollars budget, and grossed over 98 million dollars at the box office.
Star Cast of the Hellbound
the show talked about supernatural beings who miraculously appear on earth and give sermons to people that they are hell-worthy according to divine justice, written by Choi-Kyu Sok.
- Yooh Ah-in is playing a cult leader of New Truth society, an emerging religion as Jeong Jin-soo
- Park Sang-hoon is playing younger Jeong
- Park Jeong-Min is Program Director of broadcasting station, playing as Bae Young-Jae
- Kim Hyun-Joo is an attorney playing Min Hye-Jin
- Won Jin-ah is playing the role of Bae’s wife as SOng So-Hyun
- Yang Ik-June is a detective in the show playing Jin Kyeong-hoon
- Lee Re, is in the role of detective Jin’s daughter
- Im Hyeong-Guk is a sociology professor, playing Gong Hyeong-Joon
Kim Do-Yoon, & Kim SHin-Rok is also featured in the show.
Episodes & Release Date
this Korean language fantasy drama will be a 6 episodes Web Series. it was the first Korean drama that had its world premiere in Toronto Intl. Film Festival 2021 on 9 September 2021. It will premiere on 19 November 2021 on the Over The Top (OTT) platform Netflix. The teaser and the Trailer of the show are yet to be released.
A new series from the depths of hell (via South Korea), and the director of Train to Busan. Hellbound. Coming 19 Nov. pic.twitter.com/vk9UDuqjIU
— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) October 22, 2021
Makers of Hellbound
Kim Yeon-ho is the producer of the show, the music score is given by Kim Dong-Wook, Byun Bonng-sun has done the cinematography, Han Mee-Yeon, & Yang Jin-mo are the editors, it will be a 6 episode show with a running time of 150 minutes, Netlfix is the distributor, it is made under the Climax Studio Production Company.