Bargain Trailer Previews Gruesome Paramount+ South Korean Thriller

Still for Bargain (Credit - Paramount Plus)
Still for Bargain (Credit - Paramount Plus)

The trailer for Bargain previews the gruesome South Korean thriller, which will soon debut on Paramount+, and which was awarded the Critics’ Choice Award at Seriencamp Festival in Cologne. It also won for Best Screenplay at the Canneseries Festival.

“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,” according to the official synopsis. “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.”

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When Is the Paramount+ Release Date For Bargain?

All six episodes of Bargain will premiere globally on Thursday, October 5 on Paramount+ in the U.S, the UK, Canada, Australia, Latin America, Brazil, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

Bargain stars actors Jin Sun-kyu (Extreme Job), Jun Jong-seo (Money Heist: Korea), and Chang Ryul (My Name) and is an adaptation of director Lee Chung-hyun’s award-winning 2015 short film of the same name. Director and writer Jeon Woo-sung, who was part of the production team of the original short film, picked up the story and developed it into a six-part series.

The series, which is an official 2023 Toronto International Film Festival selection, where it will have its North American premiere on September 9, is co-written by Choi Byeong-yun and Kwak Jae-min and executive produced by showrunner and creator Byun Seungmin and Bang Jin Ho.

Bargain was developed by Paramount+ and TVING through a partnership between Paramount and the Korean entertainment powerhouse CJ ENM. In Korea, Paramount+ is a branded zone within TVING, a CJ ENM-controlled streaming platform with current operations in Korea. The deal also allows Korean content to flow to Paramount’s overseas streaming operations. Bargain is licensed by Paramount Global Content Distribution outside of Korea, Japan, and Taiwan.

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