Netflix’s “Hellbound” Starring Yoo Ah In To Premiere In 46th Toronto International Film Festival

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Yeon Sang Ho’s Hellbound is the first K-drama to premiere in the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival

Mystery-thriller series Hellbound will be meeting the international audience in September at the largest film festival in North America.

 Hellbound goes to North America

The Korean wave is getting bigger. Apart from dominating Asia, lots of movies, artists, and even series are making their way to the Western countries.

Director Yeon Sang Ho’s work Hellbound, which is set to air this year on Netflix, received its ticket to enter the famous film festival in Canada. The said series is the first-ever Korean drama to make it to the Toronto International Film Festival.

Hellbound will have its screening in the film festival’s Primetime section, a category that merely focuses on the series – which are a cross between television and movies that have impressive story concepts and production.

Another Netflix series that is also invited in the upcoming festival in the same category as Hellbound is Colin in Black and White by Ava DuVernay.


The Primetime section was first introduced in 2015 and since then various series from different countries were also screened in the film festival such as Black Mirror, Transparent, and Heroes.

Aside from the interesting storyline of Hellbound, it also stars versatile South Korean actors in the industry, namely Yoo Ah In, Park Jeong Min, Won Jin Ah, Kim Hyun Joo, and Yang Ik June.

Hellbound depicts the story of the supernatural phenomenon, which different ordinary individuals will be experiencing hell made by humans. It is set in a place where humans encounter life changing situations considering as a curse or a miracle.

Toronto International Film Festival is set to take place starting from September 9 until September 18.


Source: Herald Pop

Photo Credits: Netflix | Yoo Ah In’s Instagram