As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming giant plan to release twenty-five original Korean Films and series this year, its largest annual slate from the country to date.
Explaining their decision to produce more Korean content, Netflix said global viewing hours for its Korean shows in 2021 grew six-fold compared to 2019.
The company also revealed that Squid Game, which became there most-watched series ever, was watched by mostly overseas viewers, who went on to explore other Korean content.
“We are excited to continue collaborating with Korean storytellers to bring the K-wave to new heights,” Don Kang, Netflix’s VP of content for Korea said.
All of Us Are Dead, Netflix’s latest Korean original, set for release later this month, sees a group students fight for survival as a horde of zombies invade their school.