Hellbound (2021) s01e02 Episode Script

Episode 2

They're going to broadcast it.
You know, the demonstration.
I'm sorry, they're gonna do what?
Can you please tell me again?
They said they'd pay me.
They wanna broadcast it live.
The moment I go to Hell.
[sighs] Those motherfuckers!
[ominous music plays]
So, what did you say you will do?
[Jungja] Well…
That young chairman said he'd pay me.
Three billion won if I agreed to this.
The thing is,
I don't know how I could receive
such a large sum of money safely.
Miss Min…
I don't know
if that decree is real or not,
but I really need your help,
so that I can receive that money.
I mean, so my kids can receive it.
I understand, ma'am.
But you shouldn't accept that offer.
Agreeing to broadcast
cannot only expose you,
but your entire family.
And it could really put you--
But what if it's real?
How are my children going to live
if I die after that?
My son was doing research
and suggested I come to you,
but I'll find someone else
if you can't help me.
Hold on. You've come to the right person.
Whatever The New Truth are scheming,
it's better to let them do it right here.
Okay? Don't worry, ma'am.
[clears throat] Mr. Park?
Can I see you outside
for a minute, please?
[Mr. Park] Excuse us, ma'am.
You good?
Are you really going to let her
go live on the broadcast?
Do you seriously think those monsters
will come and get her in five days?
I don't think it'll happen.
This is a great opportunity to show
that the New Truth is all a lie.
Besides, Miss Park has nothing to lose.
They'll only embarrass themselves,
and hand over three billion won.
But what if they really do show up?
[sighs] Doesn't matter what happens.
She should receive that money.
Her kids will be on their own.
Let's report it to the police.
I'll… I'll find a way to leave
her children out of this mess.
[Hyejin] Hmm.
We'll take the case. Hmm? Okay?
[door opens]
-[door closes]
All right. You're in luck. We've decided
that we will take the case for you.
Don't worry, ma'am. You're in good hands.
[Jungja sobs] Thank you so much.
[intro theme music playing]
[door opens]
[approaching footsteps]
[door closes]
[keypad beeping]
[Hyejin sighs] She never listens to me.
Come on! What are you doing?
Mom, are you serious, huh?
Did you forget that you're sick?
[coughs] You said you quit!
Why would I quit
if I'm about to die anyway?
If anyone complains, tell them
you're burning incense to mourn me.
-[Hyejin sighs]
-What kind of messed-up joke is that?
What's gotten into you today? Relax.
How is that novelist you were dating?
He's okay.
I just feel like the world
I used to know is falling apart.
What does that mean, huh?
There's a lot of strange things
happening lately.
What is it?
[sighs] Well…
They say something strange appears.
And it predicts the precise moment
of your death.
Then when the time has come,
it takes you to Hell.
Oh, sure. I know. I've seen that thing.
I saw it… day I was diagnosed with cancer.
It was my doctor, you know.
Aren't you afraid of dying?
Not really. Why?
Everyone dies at some point.
I'm just glad I can die in a peaceful way
without losing myself.
It's a real relief.
I'm also grateful I can be
with my beautiful daughter.
[soft chuckle]
[somber music plays]
[Eunyul and Hayul]
Happy birthday, dear Mommy ♪
Happy birthday to you ♪
[indistinct chatter]
Park Jungja.
You will die in five days at 3:00 p.m.
[phone ringing]
[background chatter]
[man 1] Hello?
-[man 2] Forensics report?
-[man 3] Uh-huh.
[man 4] …forensic report right now.
-[man 5] Hey, just hang up.
-[man 6] Unfortunately, we don't know you.
Huh? The Arrowhead?
I mean… Even if they are minors,
they were caught in the act.
Yeah, exactly.
How did… you get this number?
This is an obstruction of justice!
I am staying calm!
Uh… Hello?
How did they get my number, anyway?
Please, turn off your cell phones.
-Is that it?
Let's see.
What is this?
It's not human?
Apparently, the victim's body…
Well, is not its body.
It's something supernatural.
What does that mean, huh?
Then what the hell is it supposed to be?
The victim died in broad daylight,
and there were tons of witnesses, okay?
If it's not a human, then what is it?
Then what is it?
You saw it yourselves.
You saw the victim run.
What am I supposed to do with this crap?
-[cell phone buzzing]
-[chief] Hey, Kyunghun!
Chairman Jung, you know,
this neighborhood isn't that expensive.
We'll get the landlords
to agree to our terms.
And since we're here, why don't we talk
to them about everything today?
-Does that sound good to you?
-Sounds good. No one will refuse it.
[man laughs] Right.
Chairman Jung, nice to see you.
-[Kyunghun chuckles]
You, too. I guess the lawyers called you?
If a death threat's been made,
we need to know.
Anything you're hiding from us?
No, of course not.
It's always better to be transparent.
[Kyunghun inhales sharply]
Transparent, huh?
Well, I had no idea the New Truth
had that much money.
We have a very diverse amount of members
in our organization.
And some of them happen
to be very wealthy.
Wait, did you say "death threat"?
We view these cases as one
of those pre-announced deaths, you know?
So you're chasing God's prediction.
[chuckles] Mythologically speaking.
You know…
In the ancient world,
they believed eclipses were God's wrath.
They thought a heavenly dog
took a bite of the sun.
So they sent hunters on a mission
to catch that silly dog.
Huh, that's interesting.
I think that… you are like those hunters.
Better to be a hunter
than some cult leader who uses God
as an excuse to sin
and persecutes the innocent.
And you are Miss Min Hyejin.
Let's go. We have things to discuss.
Arrange a meeting
with the landlords, please?
Will do, sir. Absolutely.
-Do you have all the documents ready?
-[man] Yeah.
Hey there.
After you.
Thank you.
[camera shutter clicks]
[liquid pouring]
Ahh, sorry.
-This is all I can offer you.
-Don't be. This is plenty.
-Here you go.
I, uh… I suppose your children
are away at school?
Ah, I told them, "Stay in your room."
I thought maybe we could talk
to both of them.
-[Kyunghun] Don't worry.
[chuckles softly]
It's better they're home.
-Thanks for the coffee.
[Kyunghun slurps]
-[Kyunghun sighs]
-[cup thuds]
Don't you think we should get
some info from the kids?
-We have footage on the phone.
-[papers rustling]
Leave the kids out of it.
Thank you. Here you go.
What are you doing, Eunyul?
Mom told you to help me color this.
Will you just be quiet?
[lawyer] Is all the information correct?
Let me remind you again that you
can't expose the children's identities.
Same goes Miss Park
until the broadcast begins.
We would never do that. You can be sure.
There's no need for you to worry.
[scoffs] Right.
Even if it's canceled,
you will still need to pay her.
But if the event is canceled,
can we get a discount, though?
It's already been settled on the forms.
Ah… [snickers]
I'm sorry about that.
I'm not used to
this sort of thing, you know.
So I was just making a joke.
We'll agree to all the conditions,
as long as Miss Park will be there
on the day.
I'm not well versed in law, so the head
of our legal department will deal with it.
Will do, sir.
-Did you look at these?
-Thank you.
[paper rustling]
[ominous music plays]
How old are they? Your children?
Um, the boy is 13 and the girl is six.
[Jinsu] Huh, big age gap there.
So I guess, then, the boy taped it?
Is he here now?
[Jungja] He's playing with his sister.
It looks like the money has been wired.
Please check the account.
Please, check the number and the amount.
[Jungja] That's correct.
[Jinsu] It would be nice
if I could meet the kids.
No father… in the pictures, though.
[Jungja chuckles nervously]
That's because there isn't one.
There isn't a father? Explain that.
I'm a single mom.
-The kids have different fathers--
-Ma'am, please stop.
You don't need to answer
all of his questions.
-Especially that one.
[Jinsu] But I'm curious.
How'd you end up having…
two kids without any father?
I wonder what their fathers are like.
Could they have been married
to other people?
[scoffs] Okay.
Why does that matter to you?
I really need to know why.
What are you trying to say, huh?
I need to know… [snickers]
…the reason why she has to go to Hell.
[Hyejin] What?
[scoffs] You're ridiculous.
-What are you saying about my mom?
-Eunyul, go to your room.
[Eunyul] What did she do to deserve this?
You don't know her at all!
-[Hayul] Calm down!
-Tell us why she deserves to go to Hell?
Go back to your room with your sister.
-No! You did absolutely nothing!
-Eunyul! Go to your room!
[Jungja] Can't you see adults are talking?
Do not do this!
Stay in here with her, please!
[door opens]
[ominous music plays]
Chairman Jung…
I don't care what you think I did.
All that I want
is to secure a future for my children.
Everything is set
with the contract, right?
[Jungja sobs]
They're the most important.
I've never been able
to provide much for them.
It's a great opportunity for me.
Please help my kids
settle down somewhere safe.
I beg you. [sobs]
Where no one will find them.
Chairman Jung.
The meeting with the landlords
has been arranged.
Let's go.
Ah, Miss Min.
What you said about sin before,
don't you think it's God's job
to give meaning?
Humans need meaning,
or they're going to destroy themselves.
A new world is in the near future.
I guess I'll see you all there.
He's a crazy bastard.
Does he think something's going to happen?
Not a single channel will agree
to broadcast this nonsensical garbage.
Only those Arrowhead freaks
will watch it online,
praying for something to happen.
[breathes deeply]
What are we gonna do with the kids?
I'm going to send them to Canada
to stay with my cousin for a while.
They can come back if nothing happens.
Or Miss Park can follow them there.
No, don't send them there.
The broadcast will get canceled,
and all the hype they built up
will be gone.
Miss Park is right in this case.
Of course, she should get that money.
You agree?
What a great surprise!
Special announcement!
The New Truth is finally doing their job.
Earlier today,
a Korean received the decree
to go straight to the gates of Hell!
However, what's even more surprising
is that they will actually
broadcast the whole thing live! [laughing]
Remember what we endured this whole time?
Just because we were enlightened ones,
we have been misunderstood,
despised, ridiculed, and demonized.
But now,
in two days,
the whole world
is going to start listening to us.
-We've all endured pain. But guess what?
Now, it's our fucking time!
-Can you believe this guy?
-[Skull Mask] Believe me!
[cackles] I'm so happy! I can hardly wait!
But why is the New Truth
not disclosing who the sinner is,
and what that sinner did
to deserve to go Hell?
Huh? What do you think, my friends?
-[mouse clicking]
[tense music plays]
Conformist38! Who the hell are you?
You're one awesome guy!
How do you know all this? Tell me now!
Arrowhead! Arrowhead! Arrowhead!
-Arrowhead! Arrowhead! Arrowhead!
-[Skull Mask shouting]
-Arrowhead! Arrowhead! Arrowhead!
-[Skull Mask cheering]
Arrowhead! Arrowhead!
Arrowhead! Arrowhead! Arrowhead!
[engine shuts off]
[breathes deeply]
[door shuts]
[Kyunghun] Heejung?
[line rings]
[Heejung] Hello?
Why are you out this late?
I'm at my friend's.
We have to study all night
for a test tomorrow.
Is that okay?
Who is the friend?
I don't think you know her.
So, can I?
I guess you can, but…
Just don't stay up all night, okay?
Make sure you get some sleep.
Thank you.
Oh… Sure.
Good night, dear.
[door opens]
[ominous music plays]
[Jinsu] Was that your dad?
I saw him a little earlier today.
Thanks a lot.
Thank you, Heejung…
for helping us.
I made up my mind years ago.
My mom…
She only died because of me.
On that day…
she asked me to stop at his work,
to bring him some clothing.
Hey there! What a cute puppy!
-[Heejung] Hi, Mom. I'm home.
-You're back already.
What's that you've got there?
I totally forgot.
-I'll get them to him now.
-Hey, stop.
Go do your homework. I'll bring it to him.
I can do it. No problem. I'll go.
No, thank you. Hand it to me.
There's some juice for you.
It's in the fridge.
[Heejung] Thanks, Mom.
[ominous music plays]
[Heejung sobs] If I just…
If I just remembered it.
If I'd just seen my dad…
without getting distracted,
my mom would still be alive.
He… He wouldn't have…
[Heejung sobbing]
I messed it all up. I'm a total failure.
[Jinsu] You did nothing wrong, Heejung.
The real sinner is out there.
I'm sure you and your father know exactly…
how powerless
these man-made laws really are.
[Heejung sobbing]
What we're going to do…
is create a world where…
nobody ever sins.
[cell phone buzzes]
Damn it.
We should have never trusted
the New Truth.
What were we thinking?
I'm in my car on my way to Miss Park's
to bring the children
to the airport immediately.
I already booked them a flight.
Now we just have to make sure
that they get on the plane. Okay?
I'll meet you there.
[tires screeching]
-[Eunpyo] Hi, Kyunghun.
-Hey, listen.
Park Jungja's been found out.
Bring the others with you,
and take in anyone
who's lingering around her place.
What about you?
The kids are leaving now.
I'm on my way to the airport.
[Eunpyo] Okay.
[breathing sharply]
They're so diligent. Away already?
[sighs] Run away all you want. Okay?
Do it. Let's see how far you get.
This is the subject, Park Jungja.
Ah, look at her. She looks totally scary.
She's like, "Oh, my God!
Help me! Help me now." [laughs]
I wonder what this woman did
to deserve this fate.
Why don't we think about this
for a second here?
She has two kids with two different dads.
But we can't find either of them!
What could this mean?
Oh, shit!
What if she killed both of them?
She could have killed the dads
for their money! Huh?
I'm just saying. [laughs]
Someone sent me a photo!
Where'd you get this photo, huh?
From her social media?
You guys are so good
at getting information.
They must be the kids.
Oh, those poor children.
Wait, what's that?
Is that a bruise, huh?
She abused them?
How could she abuse those children?
I think she deserves
to go to Hell, the piece of shit!
You need to listen, 'kay?
Are you protecting them, huh?
You need to hurry up!
We don't know what this crazy woman
is going to do next!
If the police are not there,
then you need to get there now,
and you need to get the kids,
because they are the only witnesses
who can testify against their mom!
-[Hyejin] Hurry!
-[Jungja] Come on.
[suspenseful music plays]
-Let's go.
-[Jungja] Okay.
[tires screech]
Listen up,
Park Jungja's friends and family,
you need to let the world know
what all her sins are.
Is that clear?
You cannot keep quiet.
That's not the solution at all!
Hold on a sec.
We still don't know
where the kids are right now!
You need to hurry up!
-We can't let her do something crazy!
-Damn it!
Move it, guys!
Move it, guys! Move it, guys!
[thrilling music plays]
[bottles clinking]
[foreboding music plays]
I think that's the guy
He's the one who brutally murdered her.
So that's what he looks like.
Is it your first time seeing him?
I never knew him.
They never showed me his face.
He looks like
he's doing just fine
after receiving his punishment…
when you and your father
have lived in total…
agony because of him
ever since that terrible day.
Are you sure you won't regret it?
[breathes sharply]
[foreboding music plays]
[bottles clinking]
-[stun gun crackles]
[bottles clatter]
[foreboding music plays]
We need to hurry up.
Eunyul, get your sister.
Mommy, where are we going?
Eunyul, you are now Hayul's mother.
-So make sure--
-[knock on window]
Hey, you can't park here. Please move it.
Go to the parking lot.
Can you please give me a minute?
I'll be right back.
Please be quick.
You can't park here for long.
Thank you.
Come on. Let's go. Hurry.
Wait for the detective here.
Keep an eye out, okay?
[suspenseful music plays]
[indistinct PA announcement]
Please let me know
when they arrive at the gate.
-And take good care of them.
-Sure. Will do, ma'am.
Eunyul, she will take care
of you from now on.
Someone will meet you
at the airport in Canada.
Don't get distracted, and take good care
of her. You promised me? Go now.
[suspenseful music plays]
Thank you.
[indistinct chatter]
Eunyul, I need to use the bathroom.
I'll take you to it. Come with me.
Here's your ticket.
[indistinct chatter]
[captain speaking indistinctly]
Hayul, come on. Are you still in there?
[ominous music plays]
[people murmuring]
-[woman 1] It's on the other side.
-[woman 2] Thank you.
-[old woman] You can have this.
Mm-hmm. Where is your mother? [chuckles]
Hayul, stop it. Come here.
[seat belt clicks]
Stay put until we get there.
Eunyul, when are we going back to Mommy?
[sobbing continues]
-Hi there.
-Did the children leave?
I don't know yet.
[Hyejin] And the kids?
Oh, thank God.
No, thank you.
Did they board the flight?
They're on the plane safely.
I just checked.
[Kyunghun] Will somebody
pick them up when they arrive?
Oh, thank God!
Yes, someone will get them at the airport.
-Don't worry.
-Sounds good.
Thank you so much.
Wish I could've said goodbye to them.
[Jungja cries]
I was scolding them.
[dramatic music plays]
I should've hugged them one more time.
[ominous music plays]
[Jinsu] No matter…
how many times…
they see the truth,
they won't believe it
until they have proof.
They complain and say God punishes them…
when they are sinful.
Like kids who blame
their parents for life.
It's sad.
[bottle pops open]
[muffled grunting]
[grunting continues]
[ominous music plays]
[eerie music plays]
[flames roaring]
[eerie music plays]
[eerie music plays]
[suspenseful music plays]
[camera shutters clicking]
[siren wailing]
[officer 1] Hey! Hey!
Get out of there! Come on!
[officer 2] Move it! Move it!
[officer 1] Step aside.
[officer 2] Get out. Move it.
Stop that now.
[line ringing]
[female voice] Your call
cannot be connected.
-The food was bad.
-I liked it.
Chief is asking for you.
You should probably go see him.
[anchor] An anonymous source
provided the media outlet
with vital information.
-[TV chatter]
Come in.
[door opens]
-[chief] Just in time.
Sit down. Watch this. What a disaster.
[anchor] Let's hear
from the reporter at the scene.
Reporter Kim?
The police launched an investigation
after a burned body was found
in an abandoned greenhouse in Jinyang.
They found an ID card in a pile
of ripped clothing near the body,
and they assume that the body belongs
to Kim Changsik,
the culprit of the redevelopment
area murder case from six years ago.
Kim was sentenced to six years
of medical treatment and custody
as he committed the crime
under the influence,
and had been living in Jinyang
after his release.
After the news broke,
many people on the Internet
pointed out similarities between this case
and the Hapseong Station murder case…
[chief] They found the body,
and they didn't call the police.
[clicks tongue]
The reporters got to the scene first,
so the victim is public now.
[Kim] The police will conduct
a DNA testing to identify the body…
It's really his body?
Based on this, it is.
But we won't get any DNA evidence.
They will say it's not organic matter.
Damn it!
[breathes deeply]
And you have nothing to do with it, right?
Of course, I don't.
Miss Park's lawyer sent the kids away,
because her identity
was leaked last night.
I met them at the airport.
I can't deal with this.
[clicks tongue]
Jinyang Police are struggling
with the investigation.
Don't you dare get involved
with this case.
The media and press are all over
Park Jungja's broadcast tomorrow.
We have to catch them as soon as possible.
This will all go away once we do that.
Listen up, you guys!
Six years ago, there was a woman
who was brutally murdered
bringing her husband a change of clothes.
You remember that change?
The murderer was never punished
for what he did.
Instead of punishing him,
they let him get treated at the hospital.
Because he was a hopeless drug addict.
They said he had no intention of murder.
We humans couldn't punish him.
God is the only one
who's able to punish him.
"If you sin, then you will get punished."
We humans have been having
a hard time accepting this simple rule,
and God has been patient with us
for thousands and thousands and thousands
and thousands and thousands of years!
After so many years of patiently waiting,
God has finally decided to intervene.
He's sending us a message.
This needed to happen…
…before the demonstration tomorrow.
Park Jungja.
Park Jungja.
Please, please, please,
confess your sins to us now.
You need to do it for us this evening.
You only have one day left on this earth.
So, please, I beg you,
do something meaningful
for once in your life!
Please do this for us.
You need to do this!
-Park Jungja, repent!
-[all] Park Jungja, repent!
-Must repent now!
-[all] Must repent now!
-Her sins!
-[all] Her sins! Her sins! Her sins!
-[leader] She is a sinner!
-[all] She is a sinner!
[leader] She will uphold God's will!
[distant chanting]
I'm gonna go and check on her
for a bit, okay?
We'll put cameras here.
You have to clear this space.
-Come on.
-Yes, sir.
[knock on door]
[Jungja] Come in.
[distant chanting]
-Who drew this picture?
Hayul drew it.
Where do you wanna go tonight?
I think it would be hard for you
to stay here until the morning.
[man] Excuse me.
Don't you see the crowd gathering outside?
You're not allowed to leave.
-The contract says you must stay.
-I can't do it.
I'm gonna stay here.
I'm fine here.
[crowd cheering]
Yeongho, what's happening?
This whole thing is just so crazy.
What is it this time?
The broadcast stations
are airing it live tomorrow.
All the major networks are.
[crowd cheering]
[Yeongho] Everyone must be going crazy.
[crowd cheering]
[Kyunghun] Um, hello.
This is Inspector Jin Kyunghun
at the police station.
[man] How are ya?
[Kyunghun] I called wondering
if you found any evidence.
We can't even begin with the investigation
because of the crowd.
They're following us around
and interfering with our work.
Uh, there is surveillance footage
recorded near his house,
but it's too dark to recognize faces.
Well, if it's not
too much trouble for you,
do you mind if I take a look at it?
Sure. I'll send it to you
when I get back to the station.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Thank you so much.
You're welcome.
[exhales deeply]
[line rings]
[female voice] Your call
has been forwarded to an automated--
[line rings]
-[glass shattering]
-[man 1] Oh, shit!
-[man 2] What's going on?
-Are you okay?
-What was that?
[doors slamming]
[intruders shouting]
Who are you?
-Get off me!
-[all clamoring]
We're doing this for God!
Release our members now! [grunts]
Let go of me! Let go!
We're doing this for God!
[eerie music plays]
[crew 1] Yeah, if you could
just move this camera…
[crew 2] Sure. The other one can go here.
-Great for the camera.
-Yeah, okay.
[foreboding music plays]
[indistinct chatter]
The VIPs are here.
[suspenseful music plays]
[camera shutters clicking]
[Yeongho] I wonder how much
they all paid to see this upfront.
Ah, now I see where
the three billion came from.
The New Truth are probably way bigger
than we think they are.
How could they put this together
in just three days?
[Yeongho] Oh, right.
Who's Kim Jeongchil?
It's a package addressed to you.
[door opens]
[camera shutters clicking]
Are you okay?
Where is Chairman Jung?
He's probably planning a big entrance.
I'm sure he's watching from somewhere.
[chief] Is the SWAT all ready?
Team Leader, everything all right?
There's no issue over here.
Roger that.
I wonder what this is all about. [scoffs]
Come here.
If there is anything wrong at all,
or Miss Park Jungja
is being threatened in any way,
we will do whatever it takes
in order to protect her.
-Got it?
-[both] Yes, sir.
Be careful.
-Let's go.
-[all] Yes, sir.
Okay, it's go time now.
Everyone, except the woman, please leave.
Officers, you will
have to wait outside too.
Do you want to talk to your children?
[man] She doesn't have time
to do that right now.
No, not now.
I'll talk to them once this is all over.
When I've done it. [sobs]
[man] Let's go.
[ominous music plays]
You can make the announcement now.
[alarm blaring]
Be alert. Safeties off, okay?
[alarm blaring]
[breathing shakily]
[camera shutters clicking]
[female staffer] Ten, nine,
eight, seven,
six, five,
four, three,
two, one.
[ominous music plays]
[closing theme music plays]
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