Date: December 5, 2020
By: Mike Wilson
Talk about flying under the radar. Netflix today has released the first episode of their adaptation of Red Candle Game’s Detention. The series, based on Red Candle Games’ 2017 horror adventure game, is the first Mandarin series collaboration by Netflix, which teamed up with the Taiwanese broadcaster Public Television Service to bring it to life.
Just to be clear, this series is a separate entity entirely from the 2019 movie directed by John Hsu. The Netflix series uses an entirely new cast, and each episode has been given a run time of 60 minutes.
And yes, for traditionalists, Netflix is staggering the release of each episode to coincide with Public Television Service’s broadcasts. [FULL STORY]