A very popular Naver webtoon “The Hell” will be adapted as a Netflix upcoming 6-episode series titled Hellbound. Another Korean series about monsters and demons! Can’t wait!
In a press statement on Jul 29, Netflix confirms the casting of Yoo Ah-in, Park Jeong-min, Kim Hyun-joo, Won Jin-ah and Yang Ik-june in the series, reported by Korea Joongang Daily.
Yeon, who is the director-writer of hit zombie flicks Train To Busan and Peninsula, first released The Hell as an animated short in 2003.
Hellbound tells of angels coming down to Earth to condemn people to hell.
Actor Yoo Ah-in and Park Jung-min will take on the lead roles. Yoo will portray the cult leader Jung Jin-soo, who leads people into believing that they should be “good” so they can avoid being taken away to hell. Park will portray the character of Bae Young-jae, a broadcast producer who attempts to discover the truth behind the cult.
Hellbound will be directed by Yeon, from a script written by him with Choi Gyu-seok (author of the webtoon Songgot.)