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Reporter : Lee Gyu-lee
Tue, November 29, 2022 | 17:18
Jun Jong-seo, Jin Seon-kyu fascinated by one-take scenes in 'Bargain'
Tving's new original series, “Bargain,” starring actors Jun Jong-seo of the crime series, “Money Heist: Korea,” and Jin Seon-kyu of the hit comedy film, “Extreme Job,” is set to release on Oct. 28. The crime-thriller series is an adaptation of director Lee Chung-hyun's award-winning short film of the same name in 2015, about a school girl and a man bargaining for prostitution.
Romance dramas to suspense thriller series set to hit screens this month
A string of series, from the star-studded drama, “Curtain Call,” to the mystery thriller, “Shadow Detective,” is set to be released in the next few weeks. KBS' new series, “Curtain Call,” brings together a lineup of stars, including veteran actress Go Doo-shim as well as Kang Ha-neul, Ha Ji-won, Kwon Sang-woo, and Sung Dong-il. The drama series, set to go on air on Oct. 31, r...
Netflix music show 'Take 1' to offer blockbuster performances by top musicians
Netflix is set to debut its first Korean music show, “Take 1,” which will offer dynamic, big-budget performances from Korea's renowned musicians across genres. “We came up with the idea of this wild project where we ask singers, 'If you are to sing one last song of yours before you die, what would it be?' And then we prepare that stage and tear it down after the performance,”...
[INTERVIEW] Director of Netflix's 'Glitch' calls series her turning point
Director Roh Deok, who helmed Netflix's new genre-bending Korean original series “Glitch,” said that working on the series has led her to reach a turning point in her career. “This project took up about two to three times the turnaround time of a film. And a lot has happened during the process, personally. I think the way I approach the actors and production staff has changed...
Joo Won to lead tvN's new comedy action series
Actor Joo Won is making a small screen comeback with tvN's upcoming comedy action series. The network announced, Friday, that the actor will be taking the lead role in the series, “Stealer” (literal translation), set to go on air in the first half of next year. His last small screen appearance was SBS' action romance series “Alice” in 2020.
[INTERVIEW] Kwon Sang-woo, Lim Se-mi portray comical yet relatable reality in 'X in Crisis'
Local streaming platform Wavve's recent comedy series “X in Crisis” garnered popularity by touching on the relatable lives of people living through tough economic struggles these days with sitcom-style humor. “'X in Crisis' didn't have the plot structure that we have normally seen in most series,” actor Kwon Sang-woo, who plays the lead, said during a recent interview with Th...
[INTERVIEW] KOCCA helps link K-content creators to investors
In the fast-paced, rapidly evolving content industry, Korean content, from music and TV dramas to webcomics and fashion, has been growing its presence in the global market more than ever. And as the country's content business has pushed for new horizons, the role of the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), a state-run organization under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and T...
[INTERVIEW] Singaporean producers help create stunning visual scenes for 'Little Women'
Korean dramas have been increasingly spotlighted by international audiences and the entertainment industry, with many of the programs becoming hugely successful, such as Netflix's biggest hit, “Squid Game,” last year. More and more Korean series are expanding their reach to overseas audiences, and their production is increasingly utilizing global locations as their stage to m...
Jung Ryeo-won to attend London, San Diego film festivals with 'The Woman in the White Car'
Actress Jung Ryeo-won will be attending this year's BFI London Film Festival and San Diego International Film Festival with her latest film “The Woman in the White Car.” The actress' agency, H& Entertainment, said that the thriller, in which Jung is the lead, has been invited to two international film festivals. Jung will attend the screening of the film at the 66th edition o...
Monsta X's Kihyun to make solo comeback
Kihyun of K-pop boy group Monsta X will be picking up his solo act, dropping his new mini-album “YOUTH,” this month. The singer's agency, Starship Entertainment, announced that he will release the mini-album on Oct. 24, unveiling a teaser poster for the album. Earlier this year, Kihyun made his solo debut seven years after beginning his music career with the group, rolling ou...
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