Netflix is arguably the biggest streaming platform in the world. Its subscribers rose at the start of the pandemic and keep growing per quarter. Thanks to their diverse movie content, movie lovers have opted for the platform as their go-to means to access premium viewing content.
Even Korean drama fans are not left out as Netflix made sure to keep compiling a list of captivating series and movies in its catalog. With the turn of the new year, the streaming platform plans to release more Korean romance, crime, and thriller flicks.
The list reportedly has over 20 k-dramas and movies, boasts an array of great actors and producers, topped with excellent scriptwriting, all set to enthrall current fans and bring in more viewers.
Netflix’ Money Heist’ Remake Premieres In 2022
The Spanish drama “Money Heist” was a commercial success after it premiered on Netflix. Fans enjoyed the daunting and suspense-filled scenes as the Professor and his crew beautifully masterminded several criminal escapades for four seasons.
Following the success of the crime series, the streaming platform was inspired to recreate a similar blockbuster for their K-drama fans. The remake will be dropping sometime in 2022, with Netflix already debuting an official trailer to whet the appetite of their viewers.
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The trailer revealed “My Love Blooms” actor Yoo Ji-Tae playing the new iteration of the Professor and “Squid Game’s” villain Park Hae-soo as Berlin – the Professor’s right-hand man. The clip also showed Ji-Tae staring at several possible masks but did reveal the exact one he ultimately picked for the heist.
Meanwhile, Kim Yun-jin will portray the role of Seon Woo-jin, head of the Crisis Negotiation Team.
Park Hee-soon And Kim Woo-bin Set To Star In New Thrillers
Fans are hyped to know about Park Hee-soon’s return to Netflix. He will star in a new drama series named “A Model Family.” The actor garnered fame for portraying the grim-looking crime boss in “My Name,” costarring with another talented actor Han So-hee.
Additionally, Netflix facilitated the return of Kim Woo-bin. The actor’s upcoming feature serves as his first film since he took a long hiatus from the acting scenes. The series is titled “Delivery Knight” and will star Woo-bin as a delivery man in a dystopian future backdropped in a post-apocalyptic South Korea.
Co-star Lee Som portrays the role of Seol Ah – an ambitious defense minister with big dreams of becoming the defense minister.
Other Korean Dramas Airing In 2022
Towards the end of last year, Netflix dropped teasers for Nam Joo-hyuk’s “Twenty-Five Twenty-One” and revealed “Vincenzo’s” Jeon Yeo-Been will play a lead part in a sci-fi series “Glitch.”
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The trio of Son Ye-jin, Jeon Mi-do, and Kim Ji-Hyun also star in “Thirty-Nine.” The series follows the life, friendship, romance, and love of three friends who are a few months from marking their fortieth birthday.
The streaming platform is collaborating with veteran actor Kim Hye-soo in its upcoming original legal drama “Juvenile Justice” and featuring the duo of Song Kang and Park Min-Young in a romantic series titled “Forecasting Love & Weather.”
Netflix Plans To Release More Original Content
More K – drama coming in 2022 includes “Remarriage and Desires,” “The Accidental Narco,” “Somebody,” “The Fabulous,” and “Love to Hate You.” “SF9’s” Rowoon will also feature in a fantasy series “Tomorrow.”
Additionally, the trio of Hwang In-yeop, Choi Sung-Eun, and Ji Chang-Wook will act in the “Annarasumanara” adaptation dubbed “The Sound of Magic.”
Netflix also plans to release more original content alongside its long list of upcoming series. The platform has cast “Girls’ Generation’s” Seohyun and actor Lee Jun-young in a dom-sub romance film “Love & Leashes.”
The streaming platform will premiere other movies like “Carter,” “Jung_E,” “20th Century Girl,” and “Yaksha: Ruthless Operations.” Ultimately, Netflix has a lot in store for fans in 2022 that will get them the top spot for best original content.