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Hellbound Trailer Released: A New Korean Masterpiece by Yeon Sang-Ho Coming on Netflix

Netflix is back with another South Korean fantasy thriller drama named Hellbound. It is directed by Yeon Sang-ho, who has also directed films like Train To Busan, and Peninsula. Both of Yeon Sang-ho’s films were selected for at Cannes Film Festival. Netflix has described Yeon’s films as “redefining the future of Korean films.” 

Ahead of its time, Netflix has released the final trailer of Hellbound on Netflix’s official YouTube channel. The trailer of Hellbound of Netflix has intrigued fans because of its chilling narration and horrific supernatural beings.

Hellbound is going to state another fashion statement just like Money Heist, which we can be sure of by the trailer.

The series is certainly going to be Netflix’s success, but it had already started gaining success in Toronto International Film Festival as the first South Korean drama.

When will Hellbound be released on Netflix?

Hellbound will stream on Netflix from November 19th, 2021. The fantasy thriller drama will be available in over 190 countries, as confirmed by Netflix. The drama will contain only six episodes, which will really easy for the fans to binge-watch on one go.

The cast of Hellbound

The cast of Netflix’s Hellbound includes Yoo Ah-in as Jeong Jin-soo- a cult leader; Park Sang-hoon plays the role of Young Jeong Jin-soo; Kim Hyun-Joo plays the role of an attorney named Min Hye-jin.

Also, Park Jeong-min played the role of Bae Young-Jae, as a broadcast producer; Yang Ik-June played the role of Jin Kyeong-hoon, a detective; and Won Jin-ah played the role of Song So-Hyun, i.e. Bae Young-Jae’s wife.

The pressure of success is highly on Yeon, after the immense success of another South Korean drama Squid Game. According to Star Today, Yeon’s work is, “uncertainties and absurdities of modern society”. 

Yeon Sang-ho is a South-Korean director and screenwriter who gained enormous success after the live-action film Train to Busan (now streaming on Netflix), The Fake, Psychokinesis, and Peninsula.

All you need to know about the plot of Hellbound

The trailer description claims, “I would like to welcome you all to the new world. All hell breaks loose. Utter chaos ravages the world.” 

The trailer is picturesque, as supernatural beings attack people on Earth and take them to hell with them. In a small amount of time, the Earth became the “living hell.” The narrator Jin-soo explains in the trailer-

“Why do people sin? Sin exists because humans choose to sin. We have forgotten about shame, remorse, repentance, and redemption. God has found a way to directly show you what hell is like. You must become more righteous. It’s the fear that will set people free from sin. I’d like to welcome you all to the new world.”

This drama combines the theme of notions of hell, religions, and humanity. With the declaration of a new religion, Saejinrihwe, death angels, come to Earth to take away the sinners from hell.

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Fans reaction

Fans are going crazy with the spine-chilling trailer of Netflix’s Hellbound. With the craze of the trailer among the audience, we can assume Hellbound will be a massive success on Netflix.

Will you be watching this film?

Alivia Paul

Alivia Paul is an author at Netflix Junkie. Having completed her bachelor’s in English Literature and Master’s in Journalism and Mass Communication, Alivia, a passionate writer, looks to combine her penmanship with her love for different content in different languages on different platforms, to deliver engaging content to her readers. Some of her favorite shows are Lucifer, You, Sweet Tooth, Crash Landing On You, and Sex and The City. Away from her work, Alivia is a big foodie who also loves to cook. Additionally, she is a bibliophile who regards Sidney Sheldon as her favorite author. She finds peace in traveling and finds tranquility in the mountains.