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Korean remakes, romance series to hit small screen in June
The Korean adaptation of Netflix's smash-hit Spanish series, “Money Heist,” is finally set to debut in the upcoming month along with a string of other series, ranging from romantic comedies to fantasy romances.
Jung Hye-sung to lead new series 'New Normal Zine'
Actress Jung Hye-sung has taken the lead role in the upcoming series, “New Normal Zine,” co-produced by entertainment giant CJ ENM and production studio Playlist. Directed and written by Choi Sun-mi, who helmed the 2018 web series, “Chubby Romance,” and the 2020 teen web series “The World of My 17,” the new drama revolves around an editor who newly joined a digital magazine c...
'Heart Signal' production team presents new audition show 'Stars Awakening'
The production team of Channel A's hit reality dating show, “Heart Signal,” teamed up again to launch a new audition show, “Stars Awakening,” which premiered Thursday. “'Stars Awakening' is the show that will foster an icon of this era. It's the story of those who dedicate their young adulthood to their dream of becoming a star,” the show's chief producer, Park Chul-hwan, sai...
Reality shows raise concerns by zooming in on private lives of people
Since MBC's popular reality show, “I Live Alone,” was introduced in 2013 offering viewers an up-close look at the private lives of single celebrities, other programs that look into the lives of stars have become a staple of Korean television programming. Almost a decade later, such programs, which have been named “observational reality shows,” continue to be hugely popular wi...
Kim Sae-ron apologizes for her alleged DUI incident
Kim Sae-ron's agency, Goldmedalist, has issued an apology on behalf of the actress following news reports of her crashing her car under the influence, saying that she regrets her bad behavior. “We are truly sorry for causing concern with the incident that Kim Sae-ron caused while drunk driving,” it said in a release, Thursday. “Kim is deeply reflecting on her misconduct. (She...
MBC's 'Tomorrow' denies intentional use of BTS members' name, birthdates
Local broadcaster MBC has denied allegations that the production team of its ongoing series, “Tomorrow,” used BTS members' information in one of the episodes for a “register of the deceased,” calling it a coincidence. The allegations surfaced when online users pointed out this week that the series' seventh episode, which aired on April 22, had BTS member V's name as well as V...
Yeo Jin-goo offers glimpse of his role in new series 'Link: Eat, Love, Kill'
Yeo Jin-goo has offered a sneak peek into his new role as Chef Eun Kye-hoon in tvN's upcoming fantasy romance series, “Link: Eat, Love, Kill.” “I was drawn to how the series incorporates appealing elements from different genres, such as a romantic comedy, mystery, cooking and drama,” the actor said in a recent written interview released by the TV network. “The role of Eun Kye...
[INTERVIEW] 'Monstrous' creator Yeon Sang-ho gives his thoughts on divided reaction
Star director and writer Yeon Sang-ho, known for directing the hit apocalypse film “Train to Busan” (2016) and Netflix's dystopian series “Hellbound” (2021), shared his thoughts on the polarizing reviews on his latest work, the Tving original series “Monstrous.”
[INTERVIEW] Ji Chang-wook nails magic, music and acting in Netflix's 'The Sound of Magic'
Actor Ji Chang-wook has had to multitask performing magic, singing and acting, while taking on the role of a mysterious magician, Lee Eul, in Netflix's new original series, “The Sound of Magic,” which hit the streaming site on May 6. “Performing magic and singing was important but the character of Lee Eul itself was also important. And for the character, singing and showing m...
Tving's 'Rose Mansion' to portray obsession, twisted desires of humans
Chang, whose real name is Yoon Hong-seung, the director of local streaming platform Tving's new original series, “Rose Mansion,” says his upcoming suspense series will follow the deep twisted desires and obsessions of people. “I wanted to tell a story with obsession as its theme. This series is about urges and obsession. Each character is pulled toward their own obsession,” t...
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