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Reporter : Lee Gyu-lee
Tue, November 29, 2022 | 17:33
Kakao's new music show to make virtual K-pop group
Virtual reality under the bigger concept of the metaverse has been the latest trend across industries, making its way into entertainment as well. Kakao Entertainment's upcoming music survival show “GIRL'S RE:VERSE” is intended to bring together the concept of immersive, virtual reality with K-pop artists.
[INTERVIEW] Park Se-young feels emotional bond with character in 'Mental Coach Jegal'
Actress Park Se-young has made a small screen comeback with “Mental Coach Jegal,” picking up her acting career again following a three-year hiatus after the 2019 action series, “Special Labor Inspector.” The actress, who has taken part in a series every year since her debut in 2011, said that returning after taking some time off has changed her approach to acting.
Kim So-hyun to lead new mystery romance series
Actress Kim So-hyun has confirmed the lead role in the upcoming mystery romance series, “Useless Lies” (direct translation), according to her agency, IEUM#. The new series will revolve around a murder suspect and a woman who has a special ability to detect lies coming together to uncover the truth to exonerate the suspect.
[INTERVIEW] Yeo Jin-goo, Cho Yi-hyun talk romance and youth in film 'Ditto'
“Ditto,” a film from 2000 which garnered popularity with a subtle, time-traveling romance, is being picked up for a remake with the same name about 20 years later, getting a present-day depiction of young adult life and love. Led by filmmaker Seo Eun-young, whose previous work includes the drama film, “Go Back” (2021), the new romance film revolves around Yong (Yeo Jin-goo) f...
[INTERVIEW] 'Bargain' director expands short film into disaster series
Tving's new series, "Bargain," which is adapted from a 2015 award-winning short film of the same name, extends the original plot into a crime, disaster dystopian series. Filmmaker Lee Chung-hyeon's short film follows a schoolgirl and a man bargaining for her services as a prostitute. But it turns out the girl lured him to the motel to steal and sell his organs. The plot was p...
[INTERVIEW] K-pop group NATURE presents another unique performance with new album
K-pop girl group NATURE has made a comeback after about 10 months with its third mini-album, “NATURE WORLD: CODE W,” Nov. 6, showing off another dynamic performance with its title song, “LIMBO!” The nine-piece girl group ― comprised of Sohee, Saebom, Aurora, Lu, Chaebin, Haru, Loha, Uchae and Sunshine ― has caught people's eyes earlier this year with its song, “RICA RICA,” a ...
COVID changes landscape of content industry
For the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many sectors around the world, stagnating economies with unprecedented disruptions that changed people's lives in various ways. The media industry was no exception. Measures taken by governments and health authorities to battle the spread of the virus, like social distancing and travel restrictions, limited people fro...
OTTs seek to diversify portfolio in streaming war
The over-the-top (OTT) service has been a booming industry in recent years, especially with the COVID-19 outbreak pushing people to stay inside. However, as the pandemic restrictions ease and competition intensifies in the OTT industry, platforms are seeking alternatives to diversify their business portfolios to secure their footing in the heated streaming war.
From Song Joong-ki to Kim Rae-won, series with big stars set for November
A string of series, starring big named stars like Song Joong-ki and Kim Rae-won as the leads, will go to air this month. JTBC's new fantasy series “Reborn Rich,” starring Song and Lee Sung-min, is finally slated to kick off on Nov. 18 after eager anticipation.
'The Apartment with Two Women' explores mother-daughter relationship
Relationships between loved ones, especially among family members, can be complicated, going through a constant phase of conflicts and love. The new film, “The Apartment with Two Women,” explores this complicated yet ironic relationship between a mother and daughter, through a candid, realistic narrative of Korean culture. “Our society places boundaries on women to put them i...
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