Paramount+ reveals official trailer & key art for Korean thriller series ‘BARGAIN’

Paramount+ has debuted the official trailer and key art for the upcoming festival award-winning South Korean dystopian thriller series, BARGAIN, which will premiere exclusively on Paramount+ globally on Thursday 5 October 2023.

Written and directed by Jeon Woo-sung, and based on director Lee Chung-hyun’s award-winning 2015 short film of the same name, the six-episode series stars Jin Sun-kyu (Extreme Job), Jun Jong-seo (Money Heist: Korea) and Chang Ryul (My Name).

In BARGAIN, men are lured to a remote hotel under the guise of sexual encounters only to be caught in a trafficking ring where their organs are auctioned off to the highest bidder. After a catastrophic earthquake, the victims, traffickers and buyers all are trapped inside the crumbling building. Cut off from the outside world, they must fight to survive the aftermath at any cost.

The series is co-written by Choi Byeong-yun and Kwak Jae-min and executive produced by showrunner and creator Byun Seungmin and Bang Jin HoBARGAIN was developed by Paramount+ and TVING through a partnership between Paramount and the Korean entertainment powerhouse CJ ENM.

BARGAIN was awarded the Critics’ Choice Award at Seriencamp Festival in Cologne in June and won Best Screenplay at the Cannes International Series Festival (Canneseries) earlier this year. BARGAIN also is an official 2023 Toronto International Film Festival selection where it will have its North American premiere on September 9.

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