Following the success of Squid Game on Netflix, K-Dramas have become the “it” productions to watch on the streaming platform. My Name, Hellbound, and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha began to make headlines internationally, as Korean series began to receive their well-deserved spotlight. And as anticipation arises for the next big Korean production, it looks like we may have a winner.
The upcoming sci-fi series The Silent Sea is off to an amazing start due to the built-up anticipation regarding its upcoming premiere. It all began when the K-Drama made headlines earlier this year following the confirmation of its upcoming cast—and we can see why. The series’ star studded lineup includes Gong Yoo, Bae Doo Na, Lee Joon, Squid Game alum Heo Sung Tae, and more.
Along with a stellar cast, the K-Drama garnered hot attention for its unique and thrilling plot. The series is set in the future and is based on an unknown planet that suffers from desertification. This means that the planet lacks water, food, and other necessities that are required for basic human survival.
As the population is left to figure out how to survive, soldier Han Yoon Jae (played by Gong Yoo) is sent on a dangerous mission to the moon along with Song Ji An (played by Bae Doo Na). His mission is to recover any leftover samples from an abandoned space station, where a massive accident killed everyone—including his own sister.
Not only are the cast and the plot gearing up excitement within K-Drama viewers, but The Silent Sea will mark South Korea’s first ever sci-fi thriller series that is being released in the nation. This news alone has garnered enough anticipation, as netizens wonder how the production will do—especially with Netflix as the series’ distributor.
And in the midst of the ever-growing anticipation, Netflix Korea finally dropped an official trailer for the series, and it’s truly everything you could ever want. The eerie music, the built up suspense, the action, and Gong Yoo in an astronaut suit? We are sold.
The Silent Sea will be having its grand premiere on December 24, 2021 on Netflix. In the meantime, be sure to check out the heart stopping trailer down below.