Netflix draws explosive reactions with a new “The Glory” video ahead of Part 2 release

Amid high expectations for Netflix’s “The Glory Part 2”, Netflix aroused keen attention by uploading a new video.

On January 13th, Netflix posted on its official Twitter account a behind-the-scenes video showing “The Glory” actors on the set with the caption, “Revenge was fierce but the filming site was heartwarming. We present a making video to prevent you from getting too immersed in ‘The Glory’”.

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The released video shows various scenes, including four school violence perpetrators (Jeon Jae Jun, Lee Sa Ra, Choi Hye Jung and Son Myung Oh) playing around at the wedding of Park Yeon Jin (Lim Ji Yeon), Moon Dong Eun (Song Hye Kyo) rehearsing the scene with Jeon Jae Jun (Park Sung Hoon) by saying ‘You’ll be slapped in this scene’, and Park Yeon Jin feeling sorry after slapping Moon Dong Eun.

In addition, young Moon Dong Eun (Jung Ji So) and young Park Yeon Jin (Shin Ye Eun) were also seen taking care of each other on the set, saying “It didn’t hurt as much as I expected”, “I’m sorry”, etc., after filming bullying scenes.

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In response to the making video, netizens commented, “How can I wait until March”, “Please release more videos like this”, “How could they immediately become serious in front of the camera while they were laughing happily like that?”, “Can you show us the NG scenes, too?”, etc.

Song Hye Kyo’s comeback drama “The Glory” depicts a desperate revenge plan designed by a woman whose soul was broken due to the experience of school violence during her childhood.

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“The Glory” also marks Song Hye Kyo’s reunion with screenwriter Kim Eun Sook after six years since the 2016 drama “Descendants of the Sun”. This is also Kim Eun Sook’s first time challenging producing the revenge genre and a 19+ drama.

Part 1 of the 16-episode series “The Glory” was introduced to global viewers on December 30th last year. Part 2 (episodes 9~16) will premiere in March.

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Shortly after Part 1 was released, the drama rose to 5th place on Netflix Global Ranking, recording No.1 in 8 countries, including Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, etc., and No.2 in 6 countries, including Hong Kong, Japan, and the Maldives.

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On January 4th, 5 days after its release, “The Glory” recorded about 25.41 million viewing hours, ranking 6th on Netflix Global Chart. On January 11th, it successfully dominated the No.1 spot on Netflix’s non-English TV Weekly Chart with a cumulative viewing time of 82.48 million hours.

Source: wikitree

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