Netflix has released the final trailer for their upcoming 6-part Korean horror series “Hellbound”. The series is from “Train to Busan” director Yeon Sang-ho sees a number of people in the middle of Seoul have ‘something strange’ appear in front of them that prophesises their death. Then, on the exact date and time, a team of creatures appears and brutally burns the victim sending them hellbound.
Rising above the utter chaos resulting from these inexplicable supernatural occurrences is the commanding voice of Jung Jinsu, the leader of an up-and-coming religious organization, ‘The New Truth’. He claims that only sinners are marked for condemnation and that these occurrences represent divine will to make humans righteous. A group of his followers with blind faith, the Arrowhead, take into their own hands the punishment of those who go against the divine will. The world becomes a living hell.
Min Hyejin, a lawyer, challenges Chairman Jung by claiming the demonstrations of hell to be simply supernatural occurrences. She joins forces with the few who try to protect the hellbound and return the world to the realm of humans, not gods. They go up against the chaos instigated by ‘The New Truth’.
Given the recent success of “Squid Game” it is likely that this Korean horror/thriller will also likely be a hit for Netflix. The series arrives on November 19th and you can see the trailer below.