7 Upcoming Netflix Korean Films And Series To Add To Your Watch List
1. The Call
When 28-year-old Seo-yeon loses her cell phone on her way to visit her sick, estranged mother in a rural area, she digs up a decade-old cordless phone from the junk closet of her childhood home. She suddenly gets a call from a woman named Young-sook asking for her friend. Seo-yeon hangs up thinking the woman has the wrong number but later learns that the call was coming from the same house 20 years ago.
Main Cast: Park Shin-hye, Jun Jong-seo, Kim Sung-ryoung
Release Date: 27 November 2020
2. The Uncanny Counter
Based on a popular webtoon of the same title, The Uncanny Counter is a satisfying tale of superheroes who, when not hunting down obstinate evil spirits, toil in a noodle shop. The dynamic story depicts the struggle between the evil spirits who come down to Earth from the afterworld to become immortal and the Counters - each endowed with a special gift such as brute strength, psychometry, and healing - who chase them down.
Main Cast: Cho Byeong-gyu, Yu Jun-sang, Kim Se-jeong
Release Date: 28 November 2020
3. Run On
Run On tells the love story of Gi Sun-gyeom, a former sprinter who is working to become a sports agent on JTBC, and Oh Mi-joo, a subtitle translator.
Main Cast: Yim Si-wan, Shin Sae-kyung, Choi Soo-young, Kang Tae-oh
Release Date: 16 December 2020
4. Sweet Home
Adapted from a popular webtoon of the same name, Sweet Home is a 10-episode VFX/SFX - filled thriller based on the unique world in which people turn into monsters that reflect their internal desires. Cha Hyeon-su, a reclusive high school student who moves into a new apartment called Green Home after a personal tragedy, faces a series of life-changing situations that brings him out to the world to save others.
Main Cast: Song Kang, Lee Jin-wook, Lee Si-young, Lee Do-hyun
Release Date: 18 December 2020
5. Lovestruck In The City
Park Jae Won is an honest and passionate architect with romantic ideals. A year ago, a woman that he calls the 'camera thief' stole his heart one summer night then disappeared, and he’s not been able to forget her.
Lee Eun Oh is a lovable freelance marketer who isn’t afraid to speak her mind. Although she lives an ordinary life as Lee Eun Oh, she has a secret alter ego called Yoon Sun Ah. She impulsively adopts a false identity in an unfamiliar place and ends up falling in love with Park Jae Won.
Main Cast: Ji Chang-wook, Kim Ji-won
Release Date: December 2020
6. What Happened To Mr Cha
With the image of a gentle and perfect man, Mr Cha enjoyed immense popularity in the '90s but he is now a has-been who reminisces about his glory days and waits for someone to cast him again. One day Mr Cha visits a gym to take a shower after a stroll but the building begins to crumble and he gets stuck in the pile of rubble. Will he be able to get rescued while maintaining his immaculate image?
Main Cast: Cha In-pyo, Cho Dal-hwan
Release Date: 1 January 2021
7. Space Sweepers
In Space Sweepers, set in 2092, a group of space scavengers stumble upon a cargo - a human-like robot in the shape of a seven-year-old girl - that's wanted by many nefarious parties.
Main Cast: Song Joong-ki, Kim Tae-ri, Jin Sun-kyu, Yoo Hai-jin
Release Date: 2021