How many episodes in Narco-Saints on Netflix?
There’s never a dull moment on Netflix…
The streaming service prides itself on providing not only a wealth of content but also variety. There’s something for all tastes, and a number of notable South Korean titles have delighted audiences in recent years.
Fortunately, the platform has kept them coming and the latest show to impress is Narco-Scents.
Directed and co-written by Yoon Jong-bin, it is actually based on true events and was added to Netflix on Friday, September 9, 2022.
However, before diving in, you may want to know how long the ride is.
How many episodes are there in Narco-Saints?
Narco-Scents consists of only six episodes in total.
All parts were added on the same date. Neither Netflix nor the series creator has yet confirmed that it has been renewed for a season 2.
If you have yet to jump into the first installment, prepare for the story of Kang In-gu (played by Ha Jung-woo), a businessman who gets caught up in a plot by the National Intelligence Service to capture Jeon Yo-hwan. (Hwang Jung-min), a Korean drug lord essentially runs Suriname.
The narco-saint cast
Check out the following cast members and their respective roles:
- Ha Jung-woo as Kang In-gu
- Hwang Jung-min as Jeon Yo-hwan
- Park Hye-soo as Choi Chang-ho
- Jo Woo-jin as Byon Ki-tae
- Yoo Yeon-seok as David Park
- Choo Ja-hyun as Park Hye-jin
- Chang Chen as Chen Jin
From movies to serials
It turns out that Narco-Saints was supposed to be an original film but was later developed into a series instead.
The series’ director recently shared his thoughts on the project at a press conference, as reported by The Korea Times:
“When I first heard about the story, I thought it was really interesting. But when I got the script for the film, there was a lot missing, like the things that piqued my interest. It is difficult to capture the entire story in a running time of two hours.
Ha Jung-woo said that “he believes that this story based on real life has great energy. A Korean who goes to a small South American country and becomes a drug smuggler felt like a movie in itself. Because the story was so powerful, I knew that it would be a (series) sometime.” will be made.
Narco Saints is streaming exclusively on Netflix.
In other news, is Adar really Sauron? Ring of Power leaks and theories suggest not