Netflix is set to release its latest series, Gyeongseong Creature, in a unique two-part format. The first part of this eagerly-anticipated series debuts on December 22, 2023, with the second part following on January 5, 2024. This innovative release strategy promises to keep viewers engaged over the holiday season and into the new year.
Set in the spring of 1945, Gyeongseong Creature offers a riveting mix of historical drama and suspenseful creature encounters. The series tells the story of Jang Tae-sang, a sly information broker, and Yoon Chae-ok, a skilled missing persons investigator, as they navigate a world filled with danger and mystery.
Gyeongsong Creature‘s stellar cast
Gyeongseong Creature boasts a talented cast, including Park Seo-Joon and Han So-Hee in the lead roles. Park Seo-Joon, previously seen in Itaewon Class and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, also recently graced the silver screen in The Marvels. He shared his excitement about the series, saying: “The series combines tension-filled creature encounters with a gripping survival tale.”
Han So-Hee, celebrated for her roles in My Name and Nevertheless, added: “The unique blend of historical drama and creature genre offers an exciting diversity.”
The ensemble cast also includes Claudia Kim of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Avengers: Age of Ultron, Kim Hae-Sook, Cho Han-Cheul, and Wi Ha-Joon of Squid Game and The Worst of Evil.
Netflix releases official trailer, poster
Netflix also dropped the series’ official trailer and poster, raising anticipation for the series. The trailer grips audiences from the star. Faced with the urgent task of locating Commissioner’s missing lover before the cherry blossoms wither, Tae-Sang joins forces with Chae-Ok and her father.
Together, they embark on a perilous mission to penetrate the enigmatic Ongseong Hospital. Their investigation propels them headfirst into a clash with the forces veiled behind the city’s opulent exterior.
The poster juxtaposes the beauty of a sunset sky and cherry blossoms with the foreboding silhouette of Ongseong Hospital, suggesting a chilling mystery at its core.
With its intriguing plot, exceptional cast, and unique release strategy, Gyeongseong Creature is poised to be a must-watch series on Netflix. The blend of historical elements and horror action promises a series that is both engaging and visually stunning, set to captivate audiences worldwide.