Coronavirus lockdowns stoke demand for films on outbreaks

As COVID-19 fears spread across the globe, many are watching films about pandemics with worst-case scenarios and happy endings.

The lockdowns around the world have created a huge demand for streaming services such as Netflix, with millions confined to their homes.

A newly released series from South Korea called Kingdom is proving to be a timely hit.


Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul, South Korea.