While Netflix recently greenlit two original Korean dramas, Amazon is first to release a first Korean drama of its own. The pilot episode of its first original Kdrama, The Idolm@ster.KR, has indeed been published today, 28 April 2017. As per usual with its originals, Amazon will be adding one new episode a week. Subscribers to Amazon Prime […]

Back in January 2016, we had announced the launch of MyTF1 Xtra, replacing standalone VOD service Wat.tv. What had caught our interest was the introduction of four Korean dramas within a new strand of programs dedicated to series from around the globe. After only two months available on the service, these were removed, until MyTF1 brought […]

Jason Bechervaise is a British journalist and Korean film critic who took part in the SDA 2016 preliminary selection as a mini-series juror. As a huge fan of Korean movies, he comments for various media such as EBS, Arirang TV, TBS and has experience participating as juror in various film festivals. We met with Jason, […]

Over the past few months, quite a few Korean dramas have been picked for a remake in the U.S. Surprising in appearance; there are actually several factors behind such a trend. The general audience is usually more familiar with the concept of remake in the film industry, with Hollywood being especially keen on adapting and […]