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Hellbound (Netflix Series)

Hellbound (Netflix Series): Yoo Ah In, Park Jung Min, Kim Hyun Joo, Won Jin Ah

hellbound kdrama (Netflix series)
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General Information

  • International Title: Hellbound
  • Original Title: 지옥 (romanization: Jiok)
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Drama
  • Episode: 6
  • Released Date: 2021.11.19
  • Streaming: Netflix
  • International Distributor: Netflix
  • Starring: Yoo Ah In, Park Jung Min, Kim Hyun Joo, Won Jin Ah
  • Director: Yeon Sang Ho
  • Writer: Yeon Sang Ho & Choi Kyu Seok (screenplay & webtoon)
  • Viewership: TBA
  • Awards: N/A


Hellbound is Netflix dystopian KDrama portraying the supernatural creatures dragging human to hell. Jung Jin Soo is a charismatic yet mysterious cult leader called Saejinrihwe. He tells the coming of death angels from hell phenomenon to the believers. Bae Young Jae is a PD of broadcasting station who aims to reveal the truth about Saejinrihwe cult group. His wife, Song So Hyun, is struggling in emotional pain. Meanwhile, Min Hye Jin is a lawyer against Hwasalchok group (Saejinrihwe followers). Jin Kyung Hoon is a detective who investigates cases related to angels of deaths phenomenon.

Main Cast

hellbound kdrama cast yoo ah in
Source: Netflix

Character name: Jung Jin Soo
Actor name: Yoo Ah In
Yoo Ah In’s notable works: Voice of Silence (movie), The Throne (movie), Punch (movie), Chicago Typewriter, The Roots of Throne, Jang Ok Jung, Fashion King, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, etc

hellbound kdrama cast park jung min

Source: Netflix

Character name: Bae Young Jae
Actor name: Park Jung Min
Park Jung Min’s notable works: Deliver Us From Evil (movie), Tazza: One Eyed Jack (movie), Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet (movie), Entourage, You’re All Surrounded, etc

kim hyun joo
Source: Netflix

Character name: Min Hye Jin
Actress name: Kim Hyun Joo
Kim Hyun Joo’s notable works: Undercover, Identical Affairs, What Happens to My Family?, Blooded Palace:The War of Flowers, Twinkle Twinkle, Boys Over Flowers, etc

hellbound kdrama cast won jin ah
Source: Netflix

Character name: Song So Hyun
Actress name: Won Jin Ah
Won Jin Ah’s notable works: She Would Never Know, Melting Me Softly, Life, Rain or Shine, etc

Extended Cast

Yang Ik Jun as Jin Kyung Hoon
Kim Do Yoon as Hwasalchok member
Kim Shin Rok as Park Jung Ja
Ryu Kyung Soo as Priest Yoo Ji
Lee Re as Jin Hee Jung
Im Hyeong Guk as Gong Hyeong Joon
Han Woo Yul

Character Relationship Chart


Original Soundtrack


Teaser & Trailer Videos

Awards & Nominations


Hellbound KDrama Trivia

  • Hellbound KDrama is based on Naver’s webtoon series “Jiok” written by Yeon Sang Ho and illustrated by Cho Kyu Seok
  • This Netflix series is directed by Yeon Sang Ho who previously directed notable movies such as Peninsula (2020), Seoul Station (2016), Train to Busan (2016), etc
  • It is premiered at 2021 TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) on September 9, 2021
  • Hellbound is the first KDrama to be screened in Prime-time section at TIFF
  • Three episodes are screened at 26th Busan International Film Festival on October 7, 2021
  • It also has screening time at 65th BFI London Film Festival on October 15, 2021 in “Thrill” section
  • Based on the original webtoon story, Detective Jin Kyung Hoon actually has a son, but the character is changed to daughter in drama

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