Netflix's K-Drama content launches to South Korea with The Silent Sea. Get ready for more exciting South Korean content. Subscribers can stream The Silent Sea online starting Christmas Eve as a Christmas surprise. We’ve kept track of everything you need to know about The Silent Sea, including the plot, cast, and Netflix release date.
Choi Hang-yang is the director of The Silent Sea, a new Netflix Original sci-fi K-Drama series. The series was written by screenwriter Park Eun-Kyo who helped adapt Choi Han-yang’s 2014 short film The Sea of Tranquility into a television series.
Netflix’s new sci-fi series is a part of its huge $500 million investment into content from South Korea. This project was announced for the first time in January 2020.
Netflix announced that The Silent Sea would be streaming on Friday, December 24, 2021. It will also arrive globally on its streaming service. It’ll be added at 12.01 AM PST.
The Silent Sea has released two trailers so far.
The first was a minute and a half teaser that was released primarily on Netflix’s The Swoon channel. As of December 16, 2016, it had 1.1 million hits.
A second trailer labeled as the “official trailer” was released on Netflix’s main YouTube channel. It’s two minutes and 30 seconds long and has amassed an impressive 3.3 million views since its release on December 10th.
The Earth will be in a very distant future and is rapidly becoming desertified. Earth’s only chance of survival rests in the hands of a specialist team sent to the Moon, whose task is to retrieve a mysterious sample from the Balhae Base research station.
The Silent Sea will feature the following cast members: The cast's majority was revealed in the last months of 2020.
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Han Yoon Jae||Gong Yoo||Goblin | Train to Busan | Coffee Prince|
|Song Ji An||Bae Doo Na||Kingdom | Sense8 | Stranger|
|Rye Tae Seok||Lee Joon||My Father is Strange | Woman with a Suitcase | Vampire Detective|
|Kim Jae Sun||Heo Sung Tae||Psychopath Diary | WATCHER | The Penthouse: War in Life|
|Gong Soo Hyuk||Lee Moo Saeng||The World of the Married | Designated Survivor: 60 Days | One Spring Night|
|Soo Chan||Jung Soon Won||The Good Detective | Be Melodramatic | Fight For My Way|
|TBA||Heo Jung Do||Beautiful World | Time | Memory|
|TBA||Lee Joon Hyuk||Mystic Pop-Up Bar | Catch the Ghost | The Lies Within|
|TBA||Kim Sun-Young||Homemade Love Story | Crash Landing on You | When the Camellia Blooms|
In recent years, a popular South Korean actress has been a familiar name on Netflix. The Silent Sea will be Bae Doo Na’s fifth appearance in a Netflix Original series.
Gong Yoo will be instantly recognized by fans of Train to Busan and Goblin. He returns to television acting for the first-time in five years. He also briefly appeared in Netflix’s megahit, Squid Game. Gong Yoo talked to GQ about his reasons for joining the project. He said he liked the science-fiction story's compelling nature and that he has the freedom to choose projects today.
Han Cinema reports that filming started in August 2020.
The Silent Sea will have 8 episodes. No runtimes have been confirmed, but we’d expect each episode to have an approximate runtime of 45 minutes.
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