Viki’s first original series DRAMAWORLD is set to become exclusively available on the global site powered by fans on Sunday 17 April, worldwide excluding China and South Korea. The 10-episode web comedy-drama is set in Los Angeles and South Korea, written in both English and Korean, and aimed at the fast-growing global fan base of […]

On October 6, the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) unveiled the full programme of its annual London Korean Film Festival, which is celebrating its 10th year anniversary (interestingly, as old as the Seoul Drama Awards!). The screenings will take place in ten venues across London, an impressive increase on last year, even more so as its usual location […]

After DramaFever’s dive into original series with Heirs and Tomorrow Cantabile, we were waiting for competitor Viki to make a move. And it did, as on September 16th it revealed “Dramaworld“, a 10-episode comedy-drama set in Los Angeles and Seoul, to be coproduced with Jetavana Entertainment (China), EnterMedia Contents (the company behind a few of the U.S. […]

Before it was released, it had already been suggested there would be quite a couple of well-known Korean actors in Netflix original series Sense8. But, little did we know there would so many, including some of the most active and well-respected actors in the Korean industry. A unique opportunity for them to have their talents […]

After adding new Korean dramas in October and providing Korean drama fans with an incredibly low yearly subscription fee of $11.88, DramaFever is adding exciting Korean dramas as well as Taiwanese dramas still airing. It confirms DramaFever’s strategic decision to add dramas from other Asian countries, and not any Asian country, but the country which was once the leading […]

It seems Korean talents are ever more numerous to visit London for whatever reason.  To study English (Jeon Hye-bin), spend time with family (Han Hye-jin), visit (Jung Il-woo), attend a film festival (Dong-hae) or film a TV show (EXO)… the reasons are plenty, emphasizing the increasing appeal of British culture in South Korea. This time, it’s […]

Earlier last week, the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) unveiled a few first details on the upcoming 9th edition of its annual London Korean Film Festival (LKFF). The event will take place in four venues, including the Odeon West End – as the prime location for opening and closing ceremonies -, Odeon Covent Garden, Odeon […]

We mentioned earlier the possibility of a Korean drama festival in London. Possibility became certainty today as the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) broke the news of a K-Drama Week to take place end of this month, from September 24 to 28, 2014. The event will kick off on September 24, at 6.30pm, with a […]