The South Korean series The Silent Sea appears to be another stellar addition to Netflix’s incredible lineup of original titles. For those of you on a mission to find out more about sci-fi mysteries have come to the right place.
Netflix is full of incredibly entertaining content from around the world and some of their best shows come from South Korea. The Silent Sea is poised to be another riveting show that will keep viewers glued to the screen until the credits roll.
While Netflix has seen tremendous success in 2021, most fans are aware that it is the Korean content on the platform that has made the headlines.
The streaming platform recently released a teaser trailer for their final K-drama of the year, a sci-fi thriller series called ‘The Silent Sea’.
So, what’s The Silent Sea all about, what date will it release on Netflix and who’s the cast for the upcoming series?
What Is The Silent Sea About?
The series is an adaptation of the short film The Sea of Tranquility, written and directed by Choi Hang-Yong, who serves as Netflix program director. The gripping story takes place in a dystopian future where Earth has experienced extreme desertification resulting in significant food and water shortages.
The Silent Sea is an upcoming Netflix Korean science fiction series based on the 2014 short film by Choi Hang-yong titled The Sea of Tranquility – who is also directing the new K-drama.
The series is set in the future after Earth is inhabitable due to desertification by Humanity, who are now colonizing various moons of our solar system.
The Silent Sea focuses on a special team on a mission to receive a mysterious sample from an abandoned research station on the moon, known as Base Balhae.
Leading the group are Yan Yoon Jae, the leader of a selfless exploration team, and Doctor Song Ji-an, an astrobiologist determined to uncover the truth behind the abandoned station.
They will be joined by the third main character Captain Ryoo Tae-seok, an engineer and former elite member of the Ministry of National Defense who voluntarily goes on a mission to avoid bureaucracy.
The Silent Sea Release Date
Silent Sea is currently scheduled for a worldwide release on Friday, December 24th, coinciding with Christmas Eve.
Season 1 of The Silent Sea will consist of eight episodes, approximately 45 minutes long, all of which are expected to premiere on Christmas Eve.
A short film adaptation of Hang-yong was announced in December 2019 with lead actors Gong Yoo and Bae Doona revealed in April 2020, then joined by Heo Sung-tae and Lee Moo-saeng in September.
The Silent Sea will be Netflix’s last Korean series of 2021
The Silent Sea Cast
Here’s the official cast of The Silent Sea, which includes some recognizable faces from some of Netflix’s most popular shows. this sci-fi series includes Bae Doona from Kingdom and Gong Yoo and Heo Sung-tae from Squid Game.
The three main roles in The Silent Sea will be played by Gong Yoo (Han Yoon-jae), Bae Doona (Doctor Song Ji-an) and Lee Joon (Captain Ryoo Tae-seok).
Gong Ji-cheol, better known by his stage name Gong Yoo, is a fan-favorite actor from Busan.
Netflix fans will recognize Gong Yoo from Squid Game, where he played as the recruiter for the games.
Next to Gong Yoo will be Bae Donna, a South Korean actress and photographer from Seoul.
The third main character is played by Lee Joon, who will be making his first acting appearance since his discharge from the South Korean military in December 2019.
Other cast members for The Silent Sea include:
Lee Sung Wook
Gong Jin Seo
The Silent Sea Trailer
The trailer for the kdrama series The Silent Sea is now available on the YouTube platform. for readers who are curious about how the plot of the story goes we have attached the link here. Enjoy!