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Reporter : Lee Gyu-lee
Tue, September 26, 2023 | 07:48
Revenge rises as key theme in K-dramas
It's no secret that Korean drama series are increasingly focused on revenge, offering a sense of catharsis through eye-for-an-eye storylines. This compelling theme of justice being served in dramas such as Netflix's newest Korean original series “The Glory” and SBS crime series “Taxi Driver 2” has resonated with many viewers, taking these shows to the top of the rankings char...
SF9's Jaeyoon starts mandatory military service
Singer Lee Jae-yoon, who is better known as Jaeyoon of K-pop boy band SF9, enlisted in the military to begin his mandatory military service, Tuesday. The singer's agency, FNC Entertainment, announced that Jaeyoon is scheduled to enter an Army training center without disclosing the location, explaining that there won't be a farewell event for fans at the camp's entrance.
Lee Se-young to lead MBC's new series 'The Story of Park's Marriage Contract'
Actress Lee Se-young has taken on another MBC series with the upcoming fantasy romance series, “The Story of Park's Marriage Contract,” about a year after leading the broadcaster's period romance series “The Red Sleeve” to success.
Kwon Sang-woo's new series to stream on Disney+ this year
The new Disney+ Korean original series “Han River” (direct translation), starring actor Kwon Sang-woo, will hit the streaming platform in the latter half of this year, the streaming service announced, Monday.
Celebrities head back abroad to film K-food reality shows
Reality shows that combined travel with food hit their peak before the coronavirus with a handful of programs featuring celebrities cooking Korean food overseas, such as “4 Wheeled Restaurant,” and “Pocha Beyond Borders.”
[INTERVIEW] 'The Glory' actress Lim Ji-yeon says she wanted everyone to hate her character
Despite taking on her first antagonistic role, actress Lim Ji-yeon has made a strong impression with her performance as a vicious queen bee named Park Yeon-jin in Netflix's hit series “The Glory,” proving herself a versatile actor.
Park Hyung-sik, Park Shin-hye to reunite in upcoming rom-com series
Actors Park Hyung-sik and Park Shin-hye will be co-leading JTBC's upcoming rom-com series “Doctor Slump,” reuniting about 10 years after they worked together on the hit teen romance series “The Heirs.”
Shin Ye-eun to play lovely character in 'The Secret Romantic Guesthouse'
Actress Shin Ye-eun shared her lovable character in the new SBS series, “The Secret Romantic Guesthouse,” which prompted her to take on a period project for the first time. “I felt that (the character) was a type of person a lot of people would love. So I joined the series thinking let's get loved,” she said during the online press conference for the series, Wednesday.
Bona tackles period series 'Joseon Attorney'
Singer and actor Kim Ji-yeon, who is better known as Bona of WJSN, is taking a stab at her first period series, taking the role of a royal princess in MBC's upcoming series "Joseon Lawyer.”
Why do reality shows keep hiring non-celebrities despite scandal risk?
Reality shows starring non-celebrities have been gaining more ground in the entertainment world, adding new faces through different genre shows like dating, audition shows and survival game shows.