CJ ENM recently released its latest Content Power Index (CPI) which measures relative branding power between television programs. "It's Okay to Not Be Okay" outperformed all other dramas for the sixth straight week...More
On August 10th Park Shin-hye's agency announced that the actress had donated approximately one hundred thousand dollars to flood relief for the sake of South Koreans damaged by massive flooding in the country. While the sum is large it is not unprecedented. Park Shin-hye has donated large sums of money to charity efforts throughout her career...More
A continued strong presence of South Korean dramas on Netflix in Japan has helped to spur talk of a new Korean Wave in the country. Figures released by Netflix on August 10th showed that "Crash Landing on You" was the number two drama for that day, with "Itaewon Class" in number five. Previous figures have also shown that "Crash Landing on You" was the number one drama for the month of July...More
August 9th saw the final stage greeting for "Steel Rain 2: Summit" as the blockbuster has moved out of wide distribution. But lead actor Jung Woo-sung had a final surprise for fans at Lotte Cinema at Lotte World Tower in Seoul, as he appeared at the ticket counter to greet fans in person...More
Lee Byung-hun recently made an Instagram post highlighting a coffee car he was sent on the set of "Emergency Declaration" by actor Song Seung-heon. Despite the name, in this case a catering service appears to have been ordered rather than a car, as the picture shows the coffee installation being set up indoors...More
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