Tag Archives: Korean

Netflix Inks Multi-Year Deal With South Korean Media Company JTBC

The partnership, which will kick off in 2020, will give Netflix the ability to stream JTBC’s prime-time TV dramas across more than 190 countries. In addition, the new partnership between the two media companies will open the doors to co-developing and showcasing JTBC’s prime-time TV dramas globally. The pairing will also present and optimize JTBC’s upcoming series. – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RK1Kn0


Netflix commits to Korean content with 10 new originals

In addition to new titles such as supernatural action drama The School Nurse Files, the slate includes returning seasons of Kingdom and unscripted variety show Busted, featuring Yoo Jae-suk, Lee Kwang-soo and Kim Jong-min. The company is also working on a drama called Round Six, to be produced by award winning director Hwang Dong-hyuk. – Rebecca Hawkes, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2N6mmkj

Netflix Preps Korean Mystery Drama ‘Round Six’ From ‘The Crucible’ Director Hwang Dong-hyuk

The series, which is the company’s latest Asian original, is a story of people who fail at life for various reasons, but suddenly receive a mysterious invitation to participate in a survival game to win ten million U.S. dollars. The game takes place at an unknown location, and the participants are locked up until there is a final winner. The story will incorporate popular children’s games from the 1970s and 1980s of Korea, such as squid game, literal translation of its Korean name, which is a type of tag where offense and defense use a squid-shaped board drawn in the dirt. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RCL7pk