Netflix released the official poster for upcoming Korean drama “The Silent Sea” starring Gong Yoo (Squid Game), Bae Doona (Stranger 2) and Lee Joon (My Father is Strange).
It also confirms the premiering date of the 8 episodes series, which is set around next month.
“The Silent Sea” will tell a sci-fi thriller story about the future where there is scarcity of food and water.
A special aeronautical team is assigned to collect the samples from an abandoned research base on the moon. Some time ago, astronauts were killed there due to an accident.
Han Yoon Jae (Gong Yoo) is the exploration team leader who cares a lot about his team’s safety.
Doctor Song Ji An (Bae Doona) is the astrobiologist in the team. She tries her best to find the reason of accident at the abandoned research base.
Captain Ryoo Tae Seok who is also the head engineer. He was an elite member of the ministry of National Defense. He didn’t like to be in ministry, so he joined the mission of the special aeronautical team at abandoned research base.
“The Silent Sea” is an adaptation from the 2014 short film “The Sea of Tranquility” written and directed by the Choi Hang Yong. The later will also direct this upcoming Netflix original series.
“The Silent Sea” is also a part of Netflix’s $500 million investment into Korean content.
Other cast of the series include, Heo Sung Tae from “Squid Game”, Lee Moo Saeng, Heo Jung Do, Lee Joon Hyuk and Kim Sun Young
The filming for the kdrama began in August 2020. It is now confirmed to release on December 24, 2021.
Here is the official poster
So, how much are you excited about the drama?