Could you envision surviving a zombie apocalypse? Similar to the scenarios depicted in popular series like The Walking Dead, All of Us Are Dead, and Kingdom, the participants of the reality show Zombieverse are poised to weather a zombie outbreak in Seoul. In this unique setting, the zombies are displaying unusual and aggressive symptoms.
Conceived by the minds of Park Jin-kyung and Moon Sang-don, Zombieverse boasts a cast that includes Lee Si-young from Sweet Home, Ro Hong-chul, Park Na-rae, Tsuki from Billie, and more.
The premise of Zombieverse is as follows: “Amidst the chaos of a rampant zombie virus in Seoul, who will outsmart the undead through challenging quests and emerge as survivors?”
What’s the premise of ‘Zombieverse’?
In the gripping world of ‘Zombieverse,’ contenders are plunged into a harrowing zombie apocalypse set in Seoul. Here, they must confront not only the relentless undead but also the unending struggle for vital resources such as sustenance, water, and shelter, all in a bid to secure their survival. Each day unfurls a fresh array of trials and assignments that the participants must tackle head-on. However, a significant twist looms: should any contestant fall victim to a zombie bite, they face the stark fate of being abandoned by their fellow rivals.
The official synopsis of the series paints a vivid picture of an immersive and thrilling survival escapade within the distinct zombie realm known as ‘Zombieverse.’ Against the backdrop of Seoul, the participants navigate this transformed city, grappling with quests and hurdles crucial for their existence. The incorporation of the artistic team behind ‘All of Us Are Dead’ and the zombie action choreographer from ‘Kingdom’ intensifies the excitement surrounding the authentic and heart-pounding portrayal of the zombie universe. As the contenders strive to endure until the ultimate moment, pivotal choices like resource scavenging, transport securing, sanctuary locating, and the dilemma of rescuing infected comrades take center stage. The sheer intensity of their endeavors promises to rivet viewers, keeping them engaged and perched on the edge of their seats.
As glimpsed in the official teaser, the cast members must accomplish daily missions, secure sustenance, transportation, shelter, and other essential supplies to survive, all while avoiding being bitten to remain in the game.
There’s no need to question the authenticity of the zombies, as the cast’s palpable fear speaks for itself. One of the participants exclaims with trepidation, “We’re in jeopardy. We’re all in danger.” Notably, the artistic team responsible for the zombie visuals in “All Of Us Are Dead,” along with the choreographer behind the zombie action sequences in “Kingdom,” have contributed their expertise to this upcoming show.
More Korean reality shows on Netflix, such as Physical: 100 and Single Infernos, have garnered global attention, demonstrating that cultural differences need not be a barrier to enjoying these shows!