Another milestone to happen in the history of Korean dramas. After Korean artists start to dominate the US market, the recognition for Korean contents keeps on increasing.
In fact, according to various K-media outlets on August 14, the forthcoming Netflix’s originals series “Hellbound” got invited to the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
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Hellbound is the First K-drama to Make it in the Toronto International Film Festival
Ahead of its release, the much-awaited Netflix series “Hellbound” finally got its ticket to enter the Toronto International Film Festival where the said drama has made its spot to the primetime section.
Award-winning director and film enthusiast, Yeon Sang Ho, who captivated the film industry for his great masterpieces such as “Train to Busan,” “The King of Pigs,” “Peninsula,” and more will be adding another achievement in the Korean film industry.
Following the success of his previous works, Yeon Sang Ho’s “Hellbound” is expected to premiere in the 46th Toronto International Film Festival. It is the largest film festival in North America that introduces new films of various genres and styles.
The said event is scheduled to happen from September 9 to September 18.
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The Stellar Cast Expected to Wow the Viewers for Their Versatility
“Hellbound” revolves around the story of a supernatural phenomenon in which various individuals hear forecasts on when is the day they will die. But they have the opportunity to change their fate when a holy messenger shows up in front of them.
Aside from the new story concept, writer and director of the project, Yeon Sang Ho cast some of the biggest and talented actors in Korean entertainment today. First on the list is “#Alive” star and award-winning actor Yoo Ah In, joining him in the circle are actors Park Jung Min, Kim Hyun Joo, Won Jin Ah, and Yang Ik June.
Having these artists made the viewers all get excited to watch the upcoming Netflix series.
The Primetime section where “Hellbound” is invited is where the works of creators of such masterpieces are introduced. These creators are known to become the pioneers in the golden age era that produces outstanding storytelling and directing skills, plus, they are brave to cross boundaries both in TVs and films.
Being invited to the film festival proves that Yeon Sang Ho is a world-class storyteller.
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Written by Shai Collins.