“Sweet Home” is renewed for a second and third season

This is the official announcement that confirms the new seasons of “Sweet Home”. (Netflix)

After its premiere at the end of 2020, Netflix confirmed that new episodes of Sweet Home (Sweet Home). Based on the webtoon by Kim Kan-bi and Hwang Young-chan, the series explores the genre of drama and horror to tell the story of a group of people trying to survive the spread of a virus that makes humans scary. monsters.

Lee Eung-bok, the filmmaker behind the first season, will be back at the helm for the following installments, which do not yet have an official release date. “In these new seasons, Sweet Home will acquire a larger scale with an expanded story and cast,” the “N” giant announced in an official statement without revealing too many details about the sequel.

Song Kang will return to his leading role as Cha Hyun-soo.  (Netflix)
Song Kang will return to his leading role as Cha Hyun-soo. (Netflix)

Furthermore, it was reported that this time the television thriller will have a larger budget to improve the animation of the creatures and will be set in a context beyond the building in which they were trapped in the beginning. “Season two will include a new setting,” Lee said. “I think the technical details that we couldn’t refine in season one will be perfected in season two,” she added.

The stars Song Kang Y Lee Jin-uk will return to their leading roles as Cha Hyun-soo and Pyeon Sang-wook, respectively, in the new seasons of Sweet Home. The rest of the cast will also feature the return of Lee Si-young, Ko Min-si Y Park Kyuyou. It should be noted that the new signings include Yoo Oh-seong, Oh Jung-se, Kim Moo-yeol Y Jung Jin Young.

Director Lee Eung-bok promises better visual effects in the following seasons.  (Netflix)
Director Lee Eung-bok promises better visual effects in the following seasons. (Netflix)

One more hit among South Korean productions on Netflix

Before the phenomenon of The squid game, Sweet Home debuted in less than two years ago globally, and became the first title of South Korea for the small screen to enter the Top 10 of the most viewed on the platform. It ranked first in eight countries around the world and was within this ranking in 42 countries. From the beginning, what caught the public’s attention was the plot that takes place in a fantastic universe with overtones of mystery and terror. What if people turn into wild monsters and some kind of epidemic starts?

This is how the first season is summed up, according to the service streaming: “A lonely teenager moves into a new apartment where strange and creepy happenings are always lurking. Now without his family, Cha Hyun-soo will struggle to survive in a world full of dizzying changes and on the brink of collapse.”

The first season of "Sweet Home" was released in December 2020. (Netflix)
The first season of “Sweet Home” was released in December 2020. (Netflix)

For now, it is not clear when the next chapters of the South Korean fiction will arrive, but production should begin sometime this year. In case you still haven’t gotten hooked on this story characterized by horror, all episodes of Sweet Home are available to view at Netflix.

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