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Reporter : Lee Gyu-lee
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 19:07
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...
'Dr. Romantic 3' cast members feel grateful for new season
The lead actors of the SBS' hit medical series, “Dr. Romantic,” said they are grateful and excited for its return after three years with the third season, which will premiere on Friday.
Virtual company Neet People helps young adults find identity and community
Working without a salary in positions without a specific job description, with employers being interviewed by potential employees - all this might sound very confusing and seem like nonsense.
Wavve CEO's strategy focuses on cost-effective content
Lee Tae-hyun, CEO of the local streaming service Wavve, said that the platform is positioning itself to compete better in the overheated market by making more content that outperforms with a lower budget.
'Hey! First Time in Korea?' chief producer talks about rediscovering Korea through eyes of foreigners
The coronavirus pandemic created a lot of problems for many TV shows, especially travel shows facing closed borders between countries. MBC every1's hit travel reality show “Hey! First Time in Korea?,” which has been running since 2017, was no exception, leading the production team to adjust its format from featuring people it invited from other countries to visit Korea to fea...
From sequel to workplace romance: upcoming series for May
Throughout May, we can expect a variety of genre series, ranging from a workplace romance to revenge and fantasy, including the long-awaited sequel to “Tale of the Nine-Tailed.” “Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938,” the second season of tvN's 2020 fantasy action series, will pick up on a legendary nine-tailed creature, or "gumiho," named Lee Yeon (Lee).
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