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Tue, November 29, 2022 | 17:02
Park Min-young to offer another rom-com with 'Love in Contract'
Actress Park Min-young is set to present her second romantic comedy series this year since “Forecasting Love and Weather” in February, taking the lead in tvN's new series, “Love in Contract.” “My previous series, 'Forecasting Love and Weather,' was a workplace genre so I had very long lines and was under stress. That's when I came across this series' script and felt, 'I want ...
Lee Jong-suk, Lim Yoon-a attract viewers with thriller series 'Big Mouth'
Actor Lee Jong-suk has made a successful return to the small screen after over three years with the MBC crime thriller series “Big Mouth,” teaming up with actress Lim Yoon-a and reuniting with director Oh Choong-hwan, who directed him in the 2017 romance series "While You Were Sleeping." The 16-part series, which ended Saturday, follows struggling lawyer Park Chang-ho (Lee), ...
'Squid Game' director shares Emmy win, drops hints for season 2
Netflix's biggest hit series “Squid Game” may not have been the biggest winner of this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, yet it comes as a major milestone in the awards' history, clinching wins as a non-English series for the first time.“Saturday marks exactly one year since 'Squid Game' was released to the world. And I feel pleased and honored to have such a meaningful opportuni...
[INTERVIEW] 'Narco-Saints' lead actor and director boast years-long friendship
Actor Ha Jung-woo and director Yoon Jong-bin, who went to the same school, have had quite a long-term relationship both professionally and personally, getting their careers off the ground together with the film “The Unforgiven.” Picking up their partnership as actor and director since the period film “Kundo: Age of the Rampant” (2014), the two have reunited for Netflix's new ...
Metaverse hits TV biz: shows featuring avatars, virtual reality on rise
Metaverse, a term referring to a fictional, immersive world facilitated by virtual and augmented reality (VR, AR) technologies, has been considered to be the next big tech trend over the past couple of years, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic opening up the contactless era. Many industries, ranging from gaming and social media to banking and retail, have been on their toe...
'Squid Game' heralds new era in global entertainment industry
Everything “Squid Game” has achieved at the Emmy Awards is a first: the first Korean, the first Asian and the first non-English performing actor, director and series to be nominated and clinch awards. The Netflix original series has set records in the Korean and global entertainment industries, winning a total of six awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Di...
[INTERVIEW] Daniel Henney, Lim Yoon-a talk about characters in 'Confidential Assignment 2'
“Confidential Assignment 2: International,” the sequel to the 2017 hit comedy action film “Confidential Assignment,” had a successful opening day, Wednesday, topping the local box office with over 216,000 ticket sales.
Netflix series 'Narco-Saints' to tell real-life story of Korean drug lord
Netflix is set to release another blockbuster Korean original series, “Narco-Saints,” scheduled to hit the platform on Friday, in time for the Chuseok holiday long weekend. Based on a true story, the thriller crime series revolves around entrepreneur Kang In-gu (Ha Jung-woo), who travels to Suriname, a small country in South America, to start a fish trading business.
Joy takes lead in feel-good rom-com 'Once Upon a Small Town'
Singer and actor Park Soo-young, who is also known as Joy of K-pop girl group Red Velvet, is having a busy year juggling both singing and acting. Following the group's mini-album release, “The ReVe Festival 2022 - Feel My Rhythm,” the singer-cum-actor has taken the lead in the new KakaoTV original series “Once Upon a Small Town.”
'Squid Game' bags 4 awards at Creative Arts Emmys with Lee You-mi making history
Netflix's smash-hit Korean original series “Squid Game” has become the first non-English series to win an Emmy award, notching four awards at this year's Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Sunday (local time). The award winning has boosted a more optimistic outlook for the show's win at the main event of the awards, set to be held on Sept. 12, for which the Korean drama is ...
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