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‘Squid Game’ Star Lee Jung-jae Showered With Fresh Awards – Global Bulletin

Lee’S Legacy LaudedLee Jung-jae, star of hit series “Squid Game,” and the show’s director Hwang Dong-hyuk were awarded the Geumgwan Order of Cultural Merit, South Korea’s highest cultural medal at a ceremony last week held at the office of Korean president Yoon Suk-yeol. Hwang was honored for his career efforts that included “Miss Granny” and […]

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‘Wednesday’ Surpasses ‘Dahmer’ on All-Time Netflix Ranking, ‘Harry & Meghan’ Is Streamer’s Biggest Doc Debut Ever

“Wednesday” continues posting huge numbers after three weeks on Netflix, beating out even the highly anticipated “Harry & Meghan” series on the streamer’s latest viewership rankings.Tim Burton’s “Addams Family” offshoot starring Jenna Ortega as Wednesday has officially become the third title to cross 1 billion hours viewed on Netflix within one month — only “Squid […]

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Netflix’s Ccxp Panel Revelations: The Witcher, The Sandman, and More

As it was expected, Netflix set fire to the Thunder Stage this Saturday at the Brazilian Comic-Con Experience. The streaming giant has hosted panels ever since the first edition of the event in 2014, when it was much, much smaller. So, it was no surprise that their panel was one of the most anticipated by […]

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‘Squid Game’ Star Oh Yeong-su Indicted on Sexual Misconduct Charges in South Korea

“Squid Game” star Oh Yeong-su has been indicted on sexual misconduct charges in South Korea. The claims are related to an alleged inappropriate touching incident from 2017, involving Oh and an anonymous woman.The case was investigated by local Korean authorities beginning in December 2021, before the matter was considered closed in April 2022. It was […]

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Korean Wave Hits AFM as Home-Grown Content Grabs Global Attention Despite Tricky Market Conditions

After enduring long-lasting Covid restrictions, many of the Korean executives attending the AFM this week will be making their first U.S. business trip in more than two years. In the time that they were away, the Korean entertainment scene has undergone a transformation.The changes have proved tricky for some and beneficial for others. But, whether […]

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Best K-Dramas for First-Time Viewers

Thanks in part to the resounding success of Squid Game last year, Korean dramas have become more widely watched amongst Western audiences. Streaming services like Netflix are offering more and more K-Dramas thanks to these recent successes. But if you’re new to the K-Dramas, where’s the best place to begin watching content in this genre […]

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‘20th Century Girl’ Review: A Korean Teenager Navigates First Love and the Complexity of Female Friendship

Set in South Korea during the late ’90s, sentimental rom-com “20th Century Girl” offers local audiences a generous helping of nostalgia, while feeding Westerners’ growing appetite for content from the country that gave them BTS and “Squid Game.” Director Bang Woo-ri’s feature debut follows a 17-year-old as she navigates her life-changing first love and the […]

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‘Hunt’ Trailer: Lee Jung-Jae’s Political Action Thriller Hits Theaters & VOD On December 2

American audiences know Lee Jung-jae as the Emmy Award-winning actor on Netflix‘s “Squid Game.” However, in his home country of South Korea, he’s arguably better known for his directing. And what a resume Jung-jae has, full of actioners, period pieces, and thrillers. Now, his latest, “Hunt,” hits American theaters this December, fresh off its world […]

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‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The White Lotus’ Top Emmy Craft Awards: 6 Things We Learned

Netflix’s horror blockbuster ”Stranger Things” and HBO’s black comedy/whodunit “The White Lotus” led the Creative Arts Emmys this weekend with five awards apiece. “Euphoria,” the gritty teen phenom, followed right behind with four prizes, while Netflix’s global sensation, “Squid Game,” the Korean survival drama, captured three wins, as did HBO’s popular “Barry” comedy. However, the […]

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‘Euphoria,’ ‘White Lotus’ & ‘Stranger Things’ Top Creative Arts Emmys Night Two [Complete List]

After a night when Adele, Barack Obama and Chadwick Boseman were all honored with shiny gold statues, the second night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards shared some tea leaves for next week’s Prime Time Emmy Awards ceremony. Three series took home five Emmys: “Euphoria,” “The White Lotus” and “Stranger Things.” “Squid Game” followed with […]

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