The Silent Sea: Release date, cast and trailer

Netflix’s sci-fi series ‘The Silent Sea’ follows the thrilling journey of a team of astronauts trying to uncover the dark side of the moon.

Release date

The series will begin streaming from December 24.

Cast and creators

  • Bae Doona
  • Gong Yoo
  • Lee Joon
  • Kim Sun-young
  • Lee Mu-saeng
  • Lee Sung-wook
  • Heo Sung-tae

Created by: Park Eun-kyo, Choi Hang-yong

Directed by: Choi Hang-yong


“During a perilous 24-hour mission on the moon, space explorers try to retrieve samples from an abandoned research facility steeped in classified secrets.”

Other details

The Silent Sea is an adaptation of the 2014 short film ‘The Sea of Tranquility’, written and directed by Choi Hang-yong.


The earth is going through a water shortage, where the water available would go down by 40% in the next ten years. A team led by Gong Yoo is sent on a mission to the moon in order to get a sample (which is important to avert the crisis) from an abandoned lunar base called Balhae Station.

However, their ship crashes and they have to wait for a while before a rescue ship can arrive. While investigating the Balhae Station, they come across some dark and disturbing secrets and end up fighting for their survival.

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