Netflix’s second most successful K-drama series, we are all dead was renewed for a second season more than a year ago. Fans have been eager to know the details of We are all dead season 2 and, despite the excitement on social media, the series will not return in January 2024. In fact, filming will not begin until early 2024. Here’s everything we know so far. we are all dead season 2 on Netflix.
we are all dead is a South Korean Netflix original zombie horror series written by Chun Sung-il and based on the webtoon Now at our school by Joo Dong-geun. The series was directed by Lee Jae Gyoo, known for his work on Trap, king2hearts, and intimate strangers. The production company behind the series was Kim Jong-hak Production and Film Monster.
When a zombie virus ravages their school, a small group of students are trapped inside, fighting to survive against the carnivorous horde surrounding them.
we are all dead Season 2 Netflix Renewal Status
Netflix official renewal status: Renewed (Last updated: 06/06/2022)
Five months later, Netflix has finally revealed that we are all dead will return for a second season.
The renewal was revealed during day 1 of Netflix’s Geeked Week.
A video involving the cast of we are all dead revealed the renewal for season 2.
The director of the series previously stated that they do have plans for a second season. He said HypeBeast KR (translated using Google Translate):
«The story itself was developed with season 2 in mind, so if season 2 comes out, it might be a bit more interesting and expanded story.» He also dropped a hint about the content of season 2, saying, “If season 1 was a period of survival for humans, there is a sense of humor, but season 2 seems like it will be a period of survival for zombies.”
Since its launch, there have also been I’ve been throwing out rumors of calls..
As you know, Netflix takes many factors into account when it comes to renewals. Subscriber viewership in the first month, the number of subscribers who finished the series, and total minutes watched are just a few of the many factors Netflix will consider for renewal.
Thanks to hourly data from Netflix’s Top 10, we know that between January 23 and April 10, the show appeared on global non-English television charts and garnered 659,510,000 hours of viewing. In its first 30 days on the platform it obtained 362,643,000 hours of views.
Here’s how the first 8 weeks compare to Squid Game and Business Proposal.
Does we are all dead Do you need a second season?
Whether or not we are all dead needs a second season is extremely objective and will probably split many opinion in half. But we will try to justify why the series does not need a second season and also suggest some reasons why the series could also return.
Because we are all dead It doesn’t need a second season.
Of the hundreds of students at Hyosan High School, only a small handful survived the outbreak, such as On-jo, Su-hyeok, Dae-su, Ha-ri, Mi-jin, and Hyo-ryung. Not to mention, the vast majority of Hyosan’s population turned into zombies and were all destroyed by the Korean army’s strategic bombing. What little remains of the survivors now reside in a refugee camp while the military determines if and when Hyosan is safe enough to return.
For those who survived, their stories are mostly concluded, as each tries to find their place in the new world. And unless a new outbreak occurs, it’s extremely difficult to determine where the story goes next.
Because we are all dead needs a second season
The only character the second season could revolve around is Nam-Ra, who after being infected by Gwi-Nam did not succumb to the virus and became a mindless zombie. Instead, Nam-Ra was able to retain his humanity while also receiving the benefit of the virus that has given him greater strength, endurance, and the ability to survive injuries that would paralyze or kill a normal human.
After meeting with the other survivors of Hyosan High School, Nam-Ra revealed that there are more like her and that she is currently helping them survive. The fact that there are more human-zombie hybrids like Nam-Ra can be incredibly dangerous, especially if they can’t overcome their urges to eat and kill like Gwi-Nam and Eun-Ji.
A bite from a hybrid also does not guarantee that you will become one, as demonstrated by Gwi-Nam, who after biting Ha-Ri’s archery partner quickly succumbed to the infection and became a mindless zombie. Then, all it might take is for one hybrid or “halfbie” to give in to its hunger and a new outbreak could occur again.
What is the production status of we are all dead season 2?
Production status: Pre-production (Last updated: 11/13/2022)
Since our last update, rumors continue to circulate about the filming and release of we are all dead season 2.
There are no sources to support claims that most of the filming for the second season has taken place, and images and videos of All Us Are Dead on social media being «filmed» have also been debunked.
The series is currently in pre-production and the second season’s filming start date is rumored to be “early Q1 2024” and will wrap around “early Q2 2024.”
The producer of “Turbid Streams” (Takryu) has confirmed this news for her part!!!
Cast: Rowoon and Park Seoham
The same director of All of Us are Dead (2022 Netflix drama)
Filming schedule will take place: first half of 2024.
cr:@eclipse0515 (Rowoon fanbase) pic.twitter.com/jouZBx3tBN
— 👾 #SeohamTakryuEnthusiast #탁류 (@loftsedfaun) July 28, 2023
When is we are all dead Will season 2 come to Netflix?
Since filming won’t begin until early 2024, we’ll be incredibly lucky to see the K-drama return to Netflix before the end of 2024.
An early launch in 2025 is much more realistic.
Is season 2 not coming to Netflix in January 2024?
This hasn’t stopped clickbait pages on Facebook from seeking engagement by wrongly reporting that we are all dead will return in January 2024.
The Netflix Updates Facebook page is one such page that inaccurately reports the fake release date.
We’ve had to spend time debunking other fake release dates for many Netflix Originals.
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