Netflix Korea teases new K-Content for 2022 ft sequels of 'Single's Inferno', 'Hellbound', 'Money Heist', 'Squid Game' and more
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: While there is no lie to the fact that K-content (Entertainment titles from South Korea) are now globally popular as fans from all around the world are able to experience the Hallyu wave at the same time, all thanks to the streaming giant, Netflix. As the year 2022 soon comes to a close, Netflix Korea has announced a promising lineup of K-content that will fill up the second half of 2022 as well as the beginning of the following year. At Netflix's global event, Tudum, the streaming platform unveiled details about the new shows and projects from Netflix Korea that include movies, K-dramas, survival, and variety shows as well as many highly-anticipated sequel announcements.
Right off the bat, Netflix started by announcing that 'Money Heist Korea: Joint Economic Area' will be coming back for a new season as they drop a new teaser for the forthcoming season. Netflix then announced a second season of the viral dating show, 'Single's Inferno' as well as new shows like 'Physical: 100' - a fitness-based survival show with 100 of the fittest Korean contestants including martial artist Choo Seong-hoon, skeleton national team player Yun Seong-bin, and baseball player Dustin Nippert and 'Korea No.1' is a reality-based variety program hosted by Yoo Jae-suk, Lee Kwang-soo, and Kim Yeon-kyung.
Netflix announces new shows for the second half of 2022
Moreover, Netflix Korea stated that the second half of 2022 will kickstart with more girl power starting off with the thrilling K-drama, 'Glitch' starring Jeon Yeo-bin and Lee Dong-hwi. The show will be followed by other K-dramas and movies like '20th Century Girl' starring Kim Yoo-jung, 'The Fabulous' starring SHINee's Choi Min-ho and actress Chaw Soo-bin, as well as a thriller titled, 'Somebody' starring Kim Young-kwang. 'The Glory' starring Song Hye-kyo, Lee Do-hyun, and Lim Ji-yeon also set to charm fans with its interesting and engaging plot.
Netflix announces the sequels to popular K-dramas
In addition to the lineup for the second half of this year, it was also announced that Netflix will be releasing the sequels for popular 2021 shows like, 'D.P.', 'Sweet Home', 'All of Us Are Dead' as well as 'Hellbound' and the global phenomenon, 'Squid Game'. The event also featured an unreleased clip from Season 1 of 'Squid Game' featuring The Frontman played by Lee Byung-hun who is being tailed by his son, Junho, played by Wi Ha-joon raising curiosity amongst fans who are now sure that the police officer is still alive and will return in the second season of 'Squid Game'.