From zombies to ghosts: More K-dramas are taking a darker supernatural route —


— In recent years, the South Korean entertainment scene has been seeing a new trend of supernatural thrillers stepping into the limelight like never before, ranging from dramas to films.

For instance, Korea had been mostly impregnable for local zombie stories, although foreign zombie productions, including the famed The Walking Dead series, were popular too.

But after the success of hit film Train To Busan in 2016, a zombie action thriller which sold more than 11 million tickets to become the 16th biggest hit in South Korea, home-grown zombie contents are becoming a profitable commodity…

Image courtesy of Netflix

April 25, 2019


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