Netflix has unveiled hopes for its subsequent Squid Recreation with the streamer’s largest ever Korean TV and movie slate.
The 34-strong slate was revealed this morning in Korea and contains a wealth of beforehand introduced and new content material in each the scripted and non-scripted house.
Six Korean motion pictures characteristic together with sci-fi thriller JUNG-E and Kill Boksoon, which could have its premier on the Berlin Movie Pageant.
On the TV drama aspect, choices embody the likes of Crash Course in Romance, which Deadline chosen as one in every of its prime worldwide dramas to observe in 2023, Behind Your Contact [working title] and social commentary exhibits reminiscent of Bloodhounds. Half two of revenge drama The Glory, which was final week’s most-watched non-English TV present on Netflix with greater than 80M viewing hours, arrives later this 12 months.
There are additionally quite a lot of actuality exhibits together with the Bodily: 100 journey format and zombie survival recreation Zombieverse.
“Over the past 12 months, Korean sequence and movies have often featured in our International Prime 10 record in additional than 90 international locations, and three of Netflix’s most-watched exhibits ever are from Korea,” defined Content material VP Don Kang.
“This 12 months, we’re pushing the envelope even additional with the tales we inform and the way we inform them. With this lineup of Korean titles, Netflix will proceed to be the final word vacation spot for compelling, numerous and must-watch Korean storytelling.”
The streamer has been capitalizing on the runaway success of Squid Recreation since that present’s 2021 launch and one other season is within the offing together with an leisure format produced by UK indies Studio Lambert and The Backyard.
Final 12 months, hours of Korean content material on the platform rose barely to 93, in accordance with analysis printed this morning, though proportionally the rise was far smaller than the likes of Japan, the UK and Spain. Japanese content material hours doubled to overhaul Korea with 123.
The brand new titles on the Korean slate are:
- Behind Your Contact (WT)
- Crash Course in Romance
- The Good Dangerous Mom
- King The Land
- Destined With You
- See You In My nineteenth Life
- Siren: Survive The Island
- 19/20 (Nineteen to Twenty)
- The Satan’s Plan
- In The Identify of God: A Holy Betrayal
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