Before the year ends, Netflix offers two interesting sci-fi series. Star-studded casts such as Bae Donna from “Kingdom” (2019), Gong Yoo from “Goblin” (2016), “Train To Busan” (2016), Kwon Na-ra from “Itaewon Class” (2020), and Lee Jin-wook from “Sweet Home” (2020) will fill your December thrills.
From immortality to space exploration, here are the two anticipated Korean series on Netflix:
1. Bulgasal: Immortal Souls
Genre: Fantasy, drama, thriller, supernatural
Synopsis: The story of a woman who repeats death and reincarnation as a person for 600 years and remembers her past lives, and a man who cannot die because he has been an immortal for 600 years.
Taglines: “I wandered for a long time, searching for you.” “From now on, it’s just the two of us, you and me.” “You owe me a certain debt, you know.” “We must be the ones to protect ourselves.”
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Jin-wook (Bulgasal/Immortal), Kwon Na-ra (Reincarnated), Lee Joon (Wealthy and powerful)
Written by: Kwon So-ra and Seo Jea-won
Directed by: Jang Young-woo
Original network: TVN
Release Date: December 18
2. The Silent Sea
Genre: Sci-fi, thriller, mystery
Synopsis: During a perilous 24-hour mission on the moon, space explorers try to retrieve samples from an abandoned research facility steeped in classified secrets.
Tagline: “A deserted moon base. A deadly mission.”
No of episodes: 8
Based on: “The Sea of Tranquility” film in 2014 created by Choi Hang-yong
Starring: Bae Doona (Space Biologist), Gong Yoo (Team Leader), Lee Joon (Senior Engineer), Kim Sun-young (Team Doctor), and Lee Sung-wook (Spaceship Pilot)
Written by: Park Eun-kyo
Directed by: Choi Hang-yong
Original network: Netflix
Release Date: December 24