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“All of us are dead”- Latest Korean thriller series on Netflix

Lee JQ and Kim Nam-Su direct the Korean series “All of Us Are Dead.” Chun Sung-il wrote a total of 12 episodes for the first season.

“All Of Us Are Dead”- Latest Korean Thriller Series On Netflix

Netflix has released the first season of their latest Korean series on the zombie apocalypse. The latest Korean series will almost certainly be similar to “Squid Game”. ‘All Of Us Are Dead,’ features a group of students as they attempt to stay alive after zombies take over their school.

The latest Netflix series “All of Us Are Dead” premiered on January 28, 2022. It is a Korean thriller or horror series about the survival of captive children in a school where a zombie virus has spread. The most recent thriller drama has already been dubbed “their current Korean series obsession” by fans. 

All of Us Are Dead – Official Trailer (Source: Netflix)

This show has been compared to the latest Netflix breakout hit of 2021- “Squid Game” by the netizens. Moreover, it is even predicted that it will outperform the internationally acclaimed series “Squid Game” in terms of ratings. Also, this show isn’t about typical lurching undead. Instead, it resembles the body tsunamis seen in films like “Train to Busan ”. Zombies are awful enough as it is in this series, but when they are crawling towards their victims at high speed, they appear almost demonic.

About the series

The Korean series “All of Us Are Dead” is directed by Lee JQ and Kim Nam-Su. There are 12 episodes of the first season written by Chun Sung-il. According to the show’s official synopsis, “A zombie virus quickly spreads through a school. Students who are in danger battle to stay alive and flee.” In the lead roles are Yoon Chan-young, Park Ji-hoo, Cho Yi-Hyun, Park Solomon, and Yoo In-soo. It’s based on Joo Dong-Naver Geun’s webtoon Now at Our School, which ran between 2009 and 2011. The show has a 4.5/5 rating.

About the cast

The cast of the series is- Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-Young, Cho Yi-Hyun, Lomon, Yoo In-soo, Kim Byong-Chul, Lee Kyoo-Hyung, and Jeon Bae-soo. What’s more exciting is? The Cast Lee Yoo-mi, who rose to prominence with her performance in Squid Game as Ji-Yeong (player 240), the young woman who made a tragic sacrifice for North Korean defector Kang Sae-byeok, features in the show.

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About the scenes

There are 12 episodes of the latest series “All of us are dead”. All the12 episodes in Season 1 contain violence, death, and a lot of blood scenes and it’s recommended for viewers aged 18+. There are zombies all around and anyone with a weak stomach will be unable to watch the series “All Of Us Are Dead”. It contains a lot of blood, gore, and action scenes. Squid Game featured a fair amount of blood and gore sequences based on the show’s popularity. It is seen that audiences’ desire for violent entertainment has grown in recent years.

What inspired the show’s plot?

The 12-episode Korean series, which is available on Netflix, focuses on the societal inequities exposed by the pandemic while also providing significant commentary on the poison of adolescence. “All of us are dead” is said to be inspired by the outbreak of Coronavirus and the pandemic that has impacted the globe today. Also, the appeal of high school drama’s like “Riverdale” or “Euphoria” is seen in “All of us are dead”. 

Anyone who wants to watch a series that is exactly like “Squid game”, then there you go! “All of us are dead” is here on Netflix, the perfect thriller and survival show to binge-watch.


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Akangkshya Sarma is a Professional Content Writer and a News Analyst at Empire Weekly. She is currently pursuing MA in English at Sharda University, Greater Noida. Akangkshya is a very dedicated and hard working person who is also a gold medalist for her academic excellence. She is a UPSC and APSC aspirant.

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