The South Korean Netflix reality TV show “Zombieverse” is set to premiere on August 8, 2023. The announcement of the release date and cast has sparked excitement among fans of the zombie genre.
“Zombieverse” presents a unique premise: a group of performers in Seoul, South Korea, must survive amidst a zombie apocalypse. As the undead overrun the country, these individuals must fight for their lives against all odds. The question remains: will their teamwork be enough to survive the apocalypse?
Zombieverse Korean Show Netflix 2023 Release Date, Where To Watch Online
The show features a diverse cast of contestants, including Lee Si Young, known for her role as Seo Yi Kyung in “Sweet Home” season 1; Noh Hong Chul, who starred in “The Hungry and the Hairy” and “March of the Ants”; Park Na Rae, a DJ and actor; Kim Cheol, also known as DinDin, a rapper; and Hong Seong Woo, a YouTuber, among others.
“Zombieverse” is written by Yoo Jin-young-I and co-directed by Park Jin-kyung and Moon Sang-don. It is produced under the banners of Kakao Entertainment. The series is inspired by popular zombie-themed shows like “The Walking Dead” and “The Last of Us,” but it stands out as the world’s first reality television show based on the popular horror subgenre.
The trailer shows the contestants exploring Seoul and watching a TV screen that reveals the city being attacked by a catastrophic zombie apocalypse. One bite from the infected means elimination from the show.
South Korea has recently seen a surge in zombie-themed series and films, with projects like “Kingdom,” “Alive,” and “All of Us Are Dead” gaining popularity. However, “Zombieverse” brings a fresh twist to the genre as a reality show.
Park Jin-Kyung, one of the directors, expressed his excitement for the upcoming series in a recent interview.
“Zombieverse” will be available for streaming exclusively on Netflix starting August 8, 2023.