Netflix to Launch Korean Zombie Series ‘Kingdom’


Kim Seong-hun’s ‘The Tunnel’

Netflix is launching a Korean period zombie action thriller Kingdom, an original TV series directed by Kim Seong-hun (Tunnel). 

Written by Kim Eun-hee, Kingdom is set in the Joseon dynasty, and the eight-episode series follows a crown prince who is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious outbreak, which turns out to threaten the kingdom. It will premiere on Netflix and in over 190 countries.

Netflix’s first Korean feature production, Bong Joon Ho’s Okja, starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and Ahn Seo-hyun, is set for June release this year on the streaming platform.

Source: Screendaily

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