Netflix Renews Hit Korean Drama ‘Sweet Home’ for Seasons 2 and 3 (Exclusive)
Netflix will bring back its Korean creature drama SweetHome for another two seasons. The streamer confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday that the series has been renewed for a second season and a third, with Season 1 director Lee Eung-bok returning as the helm.
“In the new seasons, SweetHome will take a larger stage with an expanded storyline.
Foreshadowing the worldwide smash success of Squid Game Sweet Home was dropped on Netflix in 2020. It was the first South Korean series that made it onto the Top 10 lists in the United States. It reached the top 3. It was later ranked number one worldwide in eight regions, and it was included in the Top in areas.
Based on the Naver webtoon by Kim Carnby, Hwang Young-chan’s show is a fantasy world in which humans transform into savage monsters to terrorize the world. One troubled teenager and his neighbors in the apartment must fight for survival — and their humanity.
“Season 2, Lee says, will include a new setting. He said that he believes Season 2 will refine the technical details that we didn’t get right in Season 1.
The first season of the show set new standards for the creature genre in Korean television. Expect the new seasons to have a bigger budget and higher production values.
The Season 1 stars, including Song Kang, and Lee Jin-uk will return for new seasons. Lee Si-young (Ko Min-si) and Park Kyu-young (Park Kyu-young) will also be back. Yoo Oh-seong and Oh Jung-se are new members of the Sweet Homes cast.
Netflix renewed a number of its Asian originals recently, including Korean hits such as Squid Games , and teen horror All Of Us Are Dead D.P. ; also includes Japanese fantasy series Alice In Borderland Indian true crime drama Delhi Crime , and other reality series from the region such as Indian matchmaking Singles Inferno and Love Is Blind Japan.
” We’ve seen that audiences all over the world love stories from Asia and we’re thrilled to bring new seasons to Netflix,” Minyoung Kim (Netflix’s VP of APAC content), said. “The variety of these returning series–from reality dating to zombie terror–demonstrate how diverse the content being created in Asia-Pacific. These shows are breaking down genre and language barriers to reach wider global audiences .”
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