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Reporter : Lee Gyu-lee
Tue, October 3, 2023 | 05:37
Lee Ki-woo to star in MBC's new period series
Actor Lee Ki-woo will be taking on his first period series with MBC's upcoming comedy, “Flower That Blooms at Night” (direct translation), co-starring alongside actors Lee Ha-nee and Lee Jong-won.
'Doctor Cha' surges up Netflix's ranking, enters top 10 in 17 countries
JTBC comedy series “Doctor Cha” is enjoying a drastic rise in popularity, landing in Netflix's official weekly top 10 charts for non-English series.
Lee Young-ae to lead new tvN series with Lee Moo-saeng
Actress Lee Young-ae has taken on the lead role in the tvN's new drama series, “Maestra,” a Korean remake of the 2019 French series, “Philharmonia,” picking up her first small screen project since the 2021 action series, “Inspector Koo.”
Lee Dong-wook shares excitement, pressure of new season of fantasy, 'Tale of the Nine Tailed'
Actor Lee Dong-wook expressed that he had mixed feelings about returning for the second season of tvN's fantasy series “Tale of the Nine-Tailed.” The series, which came out in 2020, revolves around a gumiho - a nine-tailed creature from Korean folklore - named Lee Yeon (Lee), who comes to the human world in search of his long-lost love, Nam Ji-a (Cho Bo-ah) while hunting demo...
Sehun takes on teen-romance role with 'All That We Loved'
Singer and actor Oh Se-hun, who is better known as Sehun of the K-pop boy band EXO, has taken on his first teen-romance role with Tving's new original series, “All That We Loved,” playing the role of an athletic, truehearted high school student.
Netflix 'Risque Business: Japan' creators respond to criticisms
The producers of Netflix's new series “Risque Business: Japan” have responded to ongoing controversy against the show with some people criticizing it for glamorizing the pornography and escort service businesses.
Streaming services eye heady survival shows
Major streaming services are rolling out shows with psychologically intense themes to win over viewers with original reality show-style content. The homegrown streaming platform, Wavve, debuted the second season of its hit survival show, “Bloody Game,” on April 28.
Lee Sang-yoon calls 'Pandora: Beneath the Paradise' meaningful
Actor Lee Sang-yoon shared that playing the villainous character in tvN's “Pandora: Beneath the Paradise” has been a career experience that expanded his acting repertoire.
Lee Sun-bin to lead new comedy film
Actress Lee Sun-bin has taken the lead role in the new comedy film “The Secret of the Exam” (direct translation). The film's distributor, Barunson E&A, announced that actors Lee, Yoo Jae-myung, Kim Young-min and Jeon Seok-ho have confirmed their roles and began filming last week.
'Suzume' becomes first Japanese film to surpass 5 million tickets in Korea
Japanese animated film “Suzume” has set a record at Korea's box office, surpassing 5 million ticket sales on Friday, according to data from the Korean Film Council. The fantasy adventure animation, which hit local theaters on March 8, became the first film released this year to reach over 5 million ticket sales and the first ever Japanese film to do so. As of Sunday, the film...