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Reporter : Lee Gyu-lee
Tue, November 29, 2022 | 17:26
Astro's Rocky confirms dating actress Park Bo-yeon
Singer Rocky, a member of K-pop boy group Astro, is dating actress Park Bo-yeon, the singer's agency Fantagio confirmed. The agency released a statement, Monday, admitting media reports that the singer and the actress are romantically involved.
Tving dating show 'EXchange2' garners worldwide popularity
Local over-the-top (OTT) platform Tving's original dating show, “EXchange2,” is enjoying popularity globally. According to the Hong Kong-based streaming service, Viu, which streams the show overseas, “EXchange2” has had a good performance on the streaming charts throughout September and October. In countries like Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Thailand, the sho...
Yoo Seung-ho to lead Wavve's new series
Actor Yoo Seung-ho will be taking on his first over-the-top (OTT) original series with Wavve's new thriller, “Deal” (tentative title). The local streaming platform announced that the actor has confirmed that he will take the lead role, along with the rest of the cast members, actors Kim Dong-hwi from the film, “In Our Prime,” and Yu Su-bin from the series, “Crash Landing on Y...
Korean reality shows surge onto global stage
Korea has been taking center stage in the global entertainment industry, enjoying a boom with hit movies like “Parasite,” series such as “Squid Game” and a wave of K-pop artists including BTS. However, one area of entertainment, has, in the past, struggled to break through until now. Unscripted, reality TV shows have often failed to translate into major global successes, larg...
Suho, Lee Sang-yi talk about traveling together in 'Besties in Wonderland'
K-pop boy group EXO's Suho and actor Lee Sang-yi gave a glimpse of their new reality show, “Besties in Wonderland,” saying that viewers will be able to see a new side of them through the program. SBS' traveling show, which kicks off at 9 p.m. Thursday, follows a group of celebrity best friends - actors Lee Sang-yi, Lee Kyoo-hyung, Suho, Cha Seo-won, Lee You-young and Lim Ji-y...
Lee Sung-min to play veteran detective in Disney+ series 'Shadow Detective'
Disney+ is set to roll out a new Korean original series, “Shadow Detective,” starring actor Lee Sung-min as a veteran detective. The new crime suspense series, which is scheduled to premiere its first two episodes Wednesday, revolves around detective Kim Taek-rok (Lee), who is on the brink of retirement from law enforcement, planning a peaceful life ahead.
JTBC's 'Over The Top' to air arm-wrestling championship
JTBC's new competition show, “Over the Top,” is opening up a place for those battling to become the arm-wrestling champion of Korea. “I'm sure everyone has tried arm wrestling at least once. In a way, it is the easiest, most popular game and challenge. Then, we wondered, 'Who would be the best arm wrestler in Korea?' and that was the start of this show,” the production team o...
Rom-com series 'May I Help You' kicks off funny, yet heartwarming story
MBC's new fantasy romantic-comedy series, "May I Help You," starring singer-actors Lee Hye-ri and Lee Jun-young, has kicked off this week, telling an emotional story topped with comedy. Led by Sim So-yeon, who directed the rom-com series, "Welcome 2 Life" (2019), the series revolves around a funeral director, Baek Dong-ju (Lee Hye-ri), who has a special ability to see dead pe...
ITZY releases English-language single
K-pop girl group ITZY has dropped its new English-language single, “Boys Like You,” Friday, about a year after releasing the English version of the group's hit song, “LOCO.” The group's new single is a punk rock-style pop genre song and is co-written by Swedish songwriters Didrik Thott and Sebastian Thott, who wrote its previous song, “SNEAKERS.”
[INTERVIEW] 'Little Women' writer creates well-woven story of sisters
TvN's thriller drama series, “Little Women,” recently wrapped up in success, offering a refreshing, modern take on Louisa May Alcott's coming-of-age novel of the same name. The 12-part series, which ended with its highest viewership rating of 11.1 percent on Oct. 9, followed the story of three sisters: bookkeeper In-ju (Kim Go-eun), journalist In-kyeong (Nam Ji-hyun) and high...
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