The show follows the story of an ordinary woman with self-esteem issues. At night, she works as an internet live streamer wearing a mask.
When is Mask Girl Coming Out?
Mask Girl has been officially released on Netflix! The series was released on Friday, August 18, 2023.
It has a total of seven episodes, all released at the same time.
Mask Girl Cast: Who Stars in the Netflix Show?
The lead character in Mask Girl is portrayed by Ko Hyun Jung.
Hyun Jung plays the role of Kim Mo Mi, an ordinary office worker who has self-esteem issues. She believes she is ugly, which is why she puts on a mask to do a live stream at night.
This is Hyun Jung's second Netflix Original series. Prior to Mask Girl, Hyun Jung starred in Reflection of You, which aired in 2021.
The next cast member to be announced is Ahn Jae Hong, who plays Mo Mi's colleague, Joo Oh Nam. He secretly has a crush on Mo Mi.
He was previously a guest star in Kingdom Season 2 as a royal official. This is his first lead role in a Netflix Original.
In Mask Girl, Hye Ran plays the role of Kim Kyung Ja, Oh Nam's mother.
Another actress making her debut on Netflix is Nana, a previous member of the K-Pop group After School.
The other cast members announced for Mask Girl include the following:
- Choi Daniel
- Anzu Lawson
- Lee Jun Young
In an interview with Variety director and writer Kim Yong-hoon explained that there are three versions of the character.
Yong-hoon described these three versions as "injured, marginalized individuals."
This means that the character of Kim Mo-mi (aka Mask Girl) will be portrayed by three actresses:
- Ko Hyun Jung
- Lee Han-byul
Mask Girl Crew: Who are the Creative Minds Behind the Scenes?
Mask Girl is a thriller series based on a famous Korean webtoon of the same title. The show is directed and written by Kim Yong Hoon, who is known for his feature film Beasts Clawing at Straws.
Meanwhile, the main production companies behind the series include House of Impression and Bon Factory.
What Will Happen in Mask Girl?
The official synopsis on Netflix reads:
"An office worker who is insecure about her looks becomes a masked internet personality by night – until a chain of ill-fated events overtakes her life."
Mask Girl is basically a thriller series that follows the life of an ordinary office worker who has a different life outside of the office.
When she's not working, she live streams from her home with a mask on her face. This is because she is insecure about her appearance.
Unfortunately, things take a dark turn when she becomes embroiled in an incident.
Where Can You Watch Mask Girl?
Since Mask Girl is a Netflix Original, its seven episodes will be released on the streaming platform.
Mask Girl Trailer
Netflix released the official teaser of Mask Girl on July 20, 2023. A second trailer was unveiled on YouTube in August. You can watch it here:
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