The latest entertainment news from Korea, including updates on the sex scandal, food trends, beauty hacks and more from the land of K-pop.
The star of hit K-dramas Sweet Home and My Demon always stuns, whether rocking a Cartier Tank watch, Prada leather coat or Nike sneakers
In this Netflix romantic comedy, Shin Hye-sun plays a photographer and Ji Chang-wook a weatherman; they grew up together on Korea’s Jeju island until Sam-dal left to follow her dream. Now she’s back.
Netflix’s Sweet Home season 2 doesn’t hold a candle to the successful first season of the horror hit. It has lost the indoor setting that gave the monster action focus, and is swamped with new characters.
Castaway Diva, starring Park Eun-bin, comes to an end – but not before an element of thrill is introduced to the K-drama through the unresolved history of the family Mok-ha (Park) has been staying with.
The traditional Korean spa stems from ancient practices of hot springs and herbal remedies – now it’s gotten a contemporary update and is attracting high-end clients
Jung Woo-sung plays a deaf artist visiting Korea’s Jeju Island, who keeps crossing paths with a struggling actress (Shin Hyun-been), until they are thrown together after a fire at a cafe.
Vigilante, Disney+’s K-drama with Nam Joo-hyuk as a murderous police recruit, adds characters along the way to thrilling effect, and ends in a showdown between embodiments of different sides of justice.
This Netflix Korean drama follows the fortunes of a demon, played by Song Kang, and a young executive (Kim Yoo-jung) whose lives become entwined after a chance meeting in a restaurant.
Believer 2 may be awful, but there are plenty of far superior Korean film sequels to see. We rank the 10 best, including The Roundup, Steel Flower and Memento Mori.
The story of Strong Girl Nam-soon starts with a child separated from her mother, then reunited. After that the Netflix drama series goes downhill, its narrative incoherent and its characters unconvincing.
From Gyeongseong Creature and the second season of Sweet Home on Netflix to Soundtrack #2 on Disney+, here are 10 of the best new K-dramas to watch in December 2023.
The island was name-checked in Netflix’s Squid Game and has long been a famous tourist spot, yet it still offers surprisingly diverse scenery and cultural heritage – including the famed haenyeo female divers
Lee Jong-suk may find himself opposite Go Min-si if he signs on to Korean drama I’m Against My Romance, while Ji Chang-wook is set for a role in crime series Bulk.
In Netflix K-drama Castaway Diva, Park Eun-bin’s titular protagonist returning to society after 15 years on a deserted island and saving her idol, a washed up K-pop star (Kim Hyo-jin) is what excites.
K-drama actress Park Eun-bin hit the big time with her title role in Extraordinary Attorney Woo, but her stardom didn’t happen overnight. She began acting when she was five years old.
Here’s how Ive’s Wonyoung and NewJeans’ Hanni have changed the game for K-pop and fashion, representing luxury brands like Gucci and Miu Miu
From Boys Over Flowers to The Heirs, Weak Hero Class, Extracurricular and Twenty-Five Twenty-One, we rank the best among the many Korean drama series set in high schools.
The K-pop girl group continues to own the music world – fourth mini-album Drama comes out on November 10 – but Karina, Winter, Giselle and Ning Ning are taking on the luxury fashion world too
In this Netflix action comedy Lee Yoo-mi plays Gang Nam-soon, a young woman who sets out to rid Gangnam in Seoul of addictive designer drugs. The inane plot is riddled with fat shaming.
Park Bo-young stars as a psychiatric ward nurse in Daily Dose of Sunshine, a Korean drama series on Netflix that offers an empathetic exploration of mental health in the country.
Kim Young-dae and Pyo Ye-jin are highly watchable in Korean drama series Moon in the Day, which pits a general’s daughter and his killer against each other in the past and present.
A South Korean police drug investigation into Lee Sun-kyun has producers of No Way Out turning to a former co-star to fill his shoes, while Shin Se-kyung plays a seducer turned seduced in a period drama.
K-pop singer Rowoon and All of Us Are Dead breakout star Cho Yi-hyun lead this stodgy romantic comedy set in Korea’s Joseon era as a handsome, high-flying scholar and a recently widowed noblewoman.
Castaway Diva stars Park Eun-bin (Extraordinary Attorney Woo) as a girl from the Korean countryside with an amazing singing voice, who falls off a ferry bound for Seoul and lands on a desert island.
From Daily Dose of Sunshine on Netflix and Vigilante on Disney+ to Secret Playlist and A Bloody Lucky Day on TVING, here are the best new K-dramas to watch in November 2023.
Romance slows down Disney+’s crime K-drama The Worst of Evil starring Ji Chang-wook and Wi Ha-joon. When it returns to its original gangland premise, the show recovers in time for a satisfying end.
Six years after joining the cast of Korean television variety show Running Man, Jeon So-min is leaving to ‘focus on her acting’. Stunned fans of the actress post messages of support online.
‘Jisoo and Ahn recently ended their relationship,’ K-pop superstar’s management agency says, confirming earlier report. The Korean power couple acknowledged in August 2023 that they were dating.
Real-life K-pop star Bae Suzy of Miss A plays a K-pop star suffering burnout, who becomes attracted to a new neighbour, played by Yang se-jong, in this drawn-out K-drama romance.