Netflix 'Hellbound': 5 things you didn't know about the horror series
Netflix is back with yet another foreign horror series, this time in Korean. The series 'Hellbound' is directed by Yeon Sang-ho, based on a webtoon that he created, of the same name.
The horror series is an original Netflix release and is about death angels whose main incentives are to condemn people to hell. 'Hellbound' stars Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo, Park Jeong-min, Won Jin-ah and Yang Ik-june in lead roles, among others.
When does 'Hellbound' release and where can you watch it?
'Hellbound' releases on November 19, 2021, and can be streamed on Netflix.
What is 'Hellbound' all about?
The official synopsis reads: "People hear predictions on when they will die. When that time comes, a death angel appears in front of them and kills them".
Who stars in the horror series?
Yoo Ah-in as Jeong Jin-soo
Yoo Ah-In, a popular South Korean actor and creative director, known for playing roles across both films and TV series like 'Strongest Chil Woo' (2008), 'Antique', 'The Man Who Can't Get Married' (2009), and 'Sky and Ocean'. In 2010, Yoo rose to fame when he starred in 'Sungkyunkwan Scandal', a result of which earned him praise as a unique actor in his time. Ah-In was then cast in the film, 'Punch' (2011), which was followed by his first nomination for Best Actor in his career. Since then, Ah-In went on to star in 'Fashion King', 'Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love', 'Tough as Iron' and 'Thread of Lies'. What's more, he made a brilliant comeback in 2020 when he starred in and made headlines for '#Alive', which eventually became the first hit film in South Korea since the pandemic hit the film industry, and was also the first Korean film to top Netflix movies all over the globe!
The rest of the cast includes Kim Hyun-joo as Min Hye-jin, Jeong Min Park as Bae Young-jae, Chase Yi as Male Detective, Jin-ah Won as Song So-hyun, Ik-joon Yang as Jin Kyung-hoon, Ryu Kyung-Soo, Do-yoon Kim, Re Lee as Jin Hee-jeong, and Shin-rok Kim as Park Jeong-ja.
The series is written by Kyu-Seok Choi and Sang-ho Yeon, with the latter directing as well.