Netflix unveiled its biggest-ever annual slate of Korean movies and sequence on Tuesday, whereas stating that over 60 p.c of its world subscribers watched Korean content material in 2022. The corporate showcased 34 titles in its 2023 slate announcement, together with 11 beforehand unknown tasks.
The 2023 slate features a raft of returning Okay-content hits, corresponding to new seasons of Candy Residence, D.P., and The Glory. Half two of revenge drama The Glory will probably be launched in March, after half one grew to become Netflix’s most-watched non-English TV present through the first week of January with 82.48 million viewing hours.
“Over the past yr, Korean sequence and movies have commonly featured in our World Prime 10 checklist in additional than 90 international locations, and three of Netflix’s most-watched reveals ever are from Korea,” stated Don Kang, Netflix’s vp of content material in Korea. “This yr, we’re pushing the envelope even additional with the tales we inform and the way we inform them.”
The lineup of all-new reveals introduced Tuesday is stacked with romance tales for Okay-content followers — Behind Your Contact (working title), Crash Course in Romance, King The Land, Destined With You,and See You In My nineteenth Life — in addition to a non-romantic drama, The Good Dangerous Mom. The forthcoming slate has added a group of actuality sequence, spanning an endurance present (Siren: Survive The Island), a coming-of-age idea (Nineteen to Twenty), a zombie survival problem (Zombieverse) and a mind-game sequence The Satan’s Plan. Netflix additionally unveiled a brand new Korea-set true-crime documentary, Within the Title of God: A Holy Betrayal, which is able to discover the self-proclaimed “messiahs” in trendy Korean historical past.
Different beforehand introduced movie highlights for 2023 embody Kill Boksoon, starring Jeon Do-yeon as a single mom who’s additionally knowledgeable killer; and Yellow Door: In search of Director Bong’s Unreleased Quick Movie (working title), which traces the search for Oscar-winning director Bong Joon-ho’s debut movie. Kill Bosoon was simply chosen to premiere subsequent month on the Berlin Worldwide Movie Pageant.
“We’re very excited over the number of the titles that we’re sharing with our members,” added Kang. “There’s actually a sequence, a movie or an unscripted present for everybody, and we sit up for our Korean reveals connecting to followers each abroad and at residence.”
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