Netflix has launched a trailer for its upcoming South Korean actuality survival collection Siren: Survive the Island. Watch it above.
Set to reach on Netflix globally on Could 30, the 10-episode Siren: Survive the Island will see 24 ladies teaming up by occupation — law enforcement officials, stuntwomen, firefighters, bodyguards, athletes and troopers — to compete for survival on a distant island till just one crew stays.
The brand new trailer affords a glance into the surroundings and challenges the groups should climate by means of the collection, with quite a lot of missions testing their bodily energy, endurance, navigation and technique because the they try and hunt one another down.
“The three key phrases that I personally like about sports activities comics are ‘friendship, effort and victory.’ It at all times resonates with me to see [characters] being true to what they do, taking a leap of religion and reaching their want,” stated the collection producer Lee Eun-kyung, per The Korea Occasions.
“However I’ve realised that there usually are not many sports activities comics with feminine protagonists. So I wished to create a powerful feminine saga that had ‘friendship, effort, and victory,’” Lee added.
In the meantime, author Chae Jin-ah defined the reasoning behind having the contestants crew up based mostly on their professions, saying: “We felt it will be extra significant for the people with the identical ethics to crew up collectively and work collectively to win based mostly on their companionship.”
Final month, representatives of Netflix Korea mentioned the latest controversy surrounding the members of its actuality competitors collection Bodily: 100, sharing that it will be introducing new background verification procedures when screening potential actuality present contestants.
“Concerning the problem of verifying [the backgrounds] of members, Netflix might be going by means of extra procedures than we did with earlier reveals. We acquire members’ data and now have specialised psychiatrists monitor their stress ranges,” stated content material crew supervisor Yoo Ki-hwan.
Following the collection’ premiere in January 2023, a number of of its contestants have been confronted with allegations of faculty bullying, in addition to previous assault and battery costs. A few of them weren’t publicly named.