Netflix is releasing not one but two much-awaited Korean series, the “Memories of the Alhambra” and “Hymn of Death”.
Netflix, the world’s leading entertainment service, announced that it will be launching Hymn of Death, a tragic love story K-drama.
Hymn of Death is a 3-part series that tells a story about Korea’s first soprano Yun Sim-deok and her genius playwright boyfriend Kim Woo-jin. Loved by a wide audience, the beautiful yet tragic love story has been recreated in various formats including films, plays, and musicals throughout the years.
Lee Jong-suk (While You Were Sleeping and W) will show the life of a writer amidst a falling country as Kim Woo-jin, while Shin Hye-sun (Still 17 and My Golden Life) will play the role or the talented soprano Yun Sim-deok. Hymn of Death will be directed by Park Soo-jin (The Doctors and Dr. Romantic) and written by Cho Soo-jin.
Hymn of Death will be available in Korea one hour after broadcast on November 27, December 3 and December 4. The series will be available in Asia and English speaking territories on December 14 and all other territories including Europe on December 28.
Premiering December 1 in the Philippines, Memories of the Alhambra builds on a story where an investment company CEO travels to Granada, Spain on a business trip and accidentally stays the night in a cheap hostel owned by a former guitarist. The two fall into various strange situations as they find new mysteries.