Hellbound is a truly outstanding drama with nothing but the slightest of fantasy thrills thrown in for good measure. It may get caught up in the aftermath of Squid Game right now, but to guarantee this will be the program that is still spoken around one decade within next.
We can compare the show to various others like squid game and Alice in the borderland, but hellbound definitely stands out of all of it. The posters are captivating to make you get a Netflix subscription just to watch hellbound. The other series or movies you get to watch are just a bonus or add-on to this!
Is the Story a Walk Through Hell?
Hellbound takes place in South Korea from 2022 to 2027. An unearthly face known as an angel appears out of nowhere to deliver prophecies known as decrees which condemn particular people to Hell at a future event moment, which could be minutes or years removed.
Three gigantic supernatural monsters come simultaneously, mauling and incinerating the vital organ in a stunning display of power known as a presentation. The modern Reality Organization and the clan Arrow gang, which are in cahoots, gain more power by preying on people’s ignorance.
Cast and Crew On Board
Park Sang-hoon portrays young Jeong Jin-soo, Yoo Ah-in plays Jeong Jin-soo, a leader of a developing New Reality Society, Kim Hyun-Joo as Min Hye-jin, a lawyer Park Jeong-min plays Bae Young-Jae, a transmitting network creative director, Won Jin-ah plays Song So-Hyun, Bae Young-wife, Jae’s Yang Ik-June plays Jin Kyung-hoon, a detective.
The protagonist Yoo Ah-in is none other than the lead in the #Alive movie, again another Netflix original that made us watch it without a blink of an eye! the zombies, the survival and Park shin Hye what else do you need to binge a thriller, the 2020 release gave the insight to cope up with the pandemic, and the covid-19 was compared to the zombie apocalypse in the movie, survival of the fittest.”
The Name and Fame
The first 3 installments of the show got exhibited just at ‘Primetime’ part of the Toronto International Film Festival, making it the first Korean series to reach this to the fest. The very first 3 installments too were shown there at the 26th Busan International Film fest, in the freshly established ‘On Screen’ category, and then at the 65th BFI London Film Festival in the ‘Thrill’ part. Then it was made available for streaming on Netflix.
The Audience Reaction
An overall grade of 7.80/10, the review website Rotten Tomatoes film received a 97 percent success rate. Created first by the wicked creativity of Yeon Sang-ho, Hellbound uses its horrific premise to critically investigate human failings.
It was already on the ‘TOP 10’ ranking in 12 countries, and it was in the ‘TOP 10’ ranking in 59 countries worldwide. Via Netflix, this really is the fastest growth for a Korean series to add up to a non-English series. On its initial launch, it beat some other Netflix original K- drama, Squid Game, as perhaps the most liked show on Netflix. We can come to a conclusion that the show is a stream for sure!!