Netflix has just announced the premiere date for the highly anticipated Korean supernatural series, “Hellbound”, from the director of Train to Busan.
In the series, a detective, a lawyer, and a journalist set out to investigate the link between a mysterious cult leader and beings who have descended to earth to condemn people to hell.
The series centers on the strange events which are tied to the rise of a religious sect called New Truth. Yoo Ah-in (Burning, #Alive) plays the leader of the cult, Jung Jin-soo, while Yang Ik-june (Breathless) plays a widowed detective Jin Kyung-hoon, and Park Jung-min (Time to Hunt) stars as the journalist. Kim Hyun-joo (Glass Slippers) plays the lawyer. Yeon Sang-ho developed the series with Choi Gyu-seok based on the duo’s webtoon Hell.
The official synopsis is as follows: “Unearthly beings deliver bloody condemnations, sending individuals to hell and giving rise to a religious group founded on the idea of divine justice.”
“Hellbound” made its premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival before, being screened at the 26th Busan International Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival. It premieres on Netflix on November 19, 2021.
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