Netflix recently announced the launch of a new Korean drama, Hellbound, after the success of Sweet Home and Love Alarm. The streaming service is trying new genres and K-dramas are one of them. However, Korean dramas already have a separate fanbase. And since the time Netflix has started releasing some of them, their popularity has increased further. K-dramas have always delivered entertaining and promising stories to the audience. Based on the comic, “Jiok”, which translates to hell in English, the show is all set to amaze the audience. The series also comes from one of the famous Korean directors, Yeon Sang-ho who is popularly known for his direction in “Train to Busan”.
Hellbound Release Date
So far, there is no word regarding the release date of Hellbound. But it is likely to hit the screens in October 2021. We have heard several rumors about the show and its first-ever world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2020.
Moreover, this show is the first Korean drama to make its way to this festival. Although we don’t have an exact Netflix release date, we are hoping it to arrive soon. Besides that, the show will also make its appearance at the 26th Busan Film Festival that is scheduled to take place in October 2021.
What to Expect from the Upcoming Series?
The supernatural drama, Hellbound, will revolve around mysterious creatures who pull people down to hell. However, these mysterious creatures abrupt from unknown sources and slag people down. Amid these situations, a religious cult states that the events of the initiation of the supernatural are the “will of God”. Now that these supernatural events have started taking place, people must protect themselves from these mysterious creatures. Moreover, the leader of the religious cult, Jung Jin-soo, holds all the features of an alluring and mystic person. He announced that these paranormal creatures would arrive and drag the civilians into hell.
No, we don’t have any official trailer for Hellbound yet. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have any glimpse of the upcoming show. The official website of the Toronto International Film Festival has uploaded a one-minute teaser that gives us a little sneak peek into the series. Have a look at the teaser.