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Reporter : Lee Gyu-lee
Fri, July 1, 2022 | 02:11
Paramount+ joins hands with Tving to launch service in Korea
Paramount+, the streaming service of Paramount Global, has set foot in the competitive streaming market in Korea through a partnership with the local streaming platform, Tving, Thursday, taking a step toward expanding into the Asian market. “South Korea is a vibrant market for both streaming, the subscription business and content, as we all know. Therefore (the launch of Para...
[INTERVIEW] Kim Young-dae calls 'Shooting Stars' gift to his career
Rising star Kim Young-dae's acting career took off fairly quickly since debuting with a supporting role in a web series just months after stumbling across the entertainment industry through his current agency, Outer Korea. Making himself known through the rom-com series, “Extraordinary You” (2019), Kim made a strong impression on viewers throughout all seasons of the hit seri...
[INTERVIEW] Shin Si-a makes debut with major role in 'The Witch: Part 2'
About four years after the action blockbuster “The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion” propelled rookie actress Kim Da-mi to stardom, the film's sequel has discovered another newcomer, Shin Si-a, who bagged the lead role through a competitive audition process.
[INTERVIEW] 'Rose Mansion' director makes everyday life horrors into suspense thriller
The mononymous Chang, who directed local streaming platform Tving's recent original series "Rose Mansion," shared that his latest work intends to portray the realistic horror and suspense of people's everyday lives.
[INTERVIEW] 'Broker' actor Song Kang-ho says winning award was never his goal
Actor Song Kang-ho, who recently won the Best Actor award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival for his performance in the film, “Broker,” said accolades have never been his goal in acting. “As an actor, the purpose of acting and taking part in films is not to win a trophy. The only goal is to communicate with audiences through a good piece of work,” the actor told The Korea Times...
[INTERVIEW] Gang Dong-won focuses on portraying feelings of orphan in 'Broker'
Actor Gang Dong-won has been building a wide repertoire across genres, taking on various roles: from a sneaky con artist in the crime film, “A Violent Prosecutor” (2015), to a heroic soldier in the apocalyptic blockbuster film, “Peninsula” (2020). In Palme d'Or-winning director Hirokazu Kore-eda's latest film, “Broker,” the actor portrays baby broker Dong-soo who grew up in a...
So Ji-sub returns to small screen with 'Doctor Lawyer'
Actor So Ji-sub has made his return to the small screen with MBC's new medical legal series, “Doctor Lawyer,” about four years since the action series, “My Secret Terrius,” which won him the grand prize at the 2018 MBC Drama Awards. The new series, which kicked off on Friday with a 5.2-percent viewership rating, revolves around a genius surgeon, Han Yi-han. About five years a...
'Ms. Marvel' is homage to MCU fans: directors
Marvel Studios is set to present a new addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with its first Muslim superhero, Kamala Khan, through Disney+'s new series "Ms. Marvel.” The co-directors and executive producers of the series, Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi, who co-led the 2020 action film “Bad Boys for Life,” expressed that the superhero character in the upcoming series...
Park Chan-wook says 'Decision to Leave' differs from his previous films
Director Park Chan-wook, who notched the Best Director award at this year's Cannes Film Festival with the romance thriller film “Decision to Leave,” said that his new movie is made in a tone and style that are different from his previous works. The award-winning auteur, who had already had two wins at the Cannes with Grand Prix winner “Old Boy” (2004) and Jury Prize winner “T...
Bae Suzy's new series, 'Anna,' to premiere June 24
Coupang Play's new original series, “Anna,” starring singer and actor Bae Suzy as the lead, is set to come out on June 24. The local streaming platform announced the release date, Tuesday, unveiling a teaser poster of the upcoming drama. The platform's second original series, following the thriller series, “One Ordinary Day,” revolves around a woman named Yu-mi (Bae).
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