A contestant on a blind-date program on SBS TV was found dead early Wednesday morning on the set of the show on Jeju Island. Police believe the 29-year-old woman committed suicide.
The body of the woman, identified as Jeon, was discovered by the program's producer and another contestant in the bathroom of a Bed and Breakfast on the resort island...More
Korean soap "My Love from the Star", about a woman's romance with an alien, has taken China by storm, sparking fads for anything from food to books.
The Bibigo chain of Korean restaurants launched a new dish in outlets in Beijing on Wednesday consisting of fried chicken, pickled radishes and two bottles of beer, which is a popular combination among Koreans...More
Kim Soo-ro started his career on stage and has returned there with his latest production. By Jeon Ho-sung
These days, the world of performing arts is chock-full of big names and productions with extravagant sets. Most of them are foreign musicals and plays, for which producers pay a lot of royalties to license in Korea.
To see original works by local creators, however, you should check out smaller theaters. They may not have elaborate production values, but they make up for it with originality, extraordinary twists and humor that audiences can relate to. Such productions don't need to invest in casting big names or spending a lot on advertising; word-of-mouth ensures that quality works can stand the test of time.
In 2011, Kim Soo-ro started the Kim Soo-ro Project to help introduce new and unusual productions worth seeing...More
Romance / 37 / Korean
As the title suggests, it's a movie with a sports theme, which isn't that common in the Korean film industry. All the more, it intertwines the themes of sports and love, unlike previous movies that only focused on delivering inspiring stories of sportsmanship.
Oh-gi (Lee Ji-hoon-I) is a total wimp and Chae-in (Jeong Yeon-joo-I) is good at pretty much any sport you can think of. Oh-gi falls for Chae-in and confesses his feelings, but unfortunately Chae-in is not attracted to men who are weak or bad at sports. "You are like a little brother", she says...More
Sang-hyeon, played by Jeong Jae-yeong, left, seeks revenge after his daughter is kidnapped, raped and then found dead in a public bathhouse. Provided by CJ Entertainment
A teenage girl is kidnapped, raped and then found dead in a neighborhood's public bathhouse. It sounds like a tragic story on its own, but when her father is added to it, everything gets more emotional.
Lee Jeong-ho's latest thriller "Roving Edge" depicts the tragic fate of a father who goes from being a victim to a murder suspect after he kills an 18-year-old boy who he found giggling on a video showing his daughter being violated. The movie is based on a Japanese novel of the same name by Keigo Higashino, but it is just as relevant as any other film based on a true story...More
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