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 […]

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 […]

In April 2014, it was announced that KBS had acquired the rights to broadcast BBC Worldwide’s TV series The Muskateers. Less than three months later, and even before the broadcast, CJ E&M announced today that it has commissioned a TV adaptation of  Alexandre Dumas’ novel for its tvN cable channel. We were mentioning in other articles […]

Lately, many of you have been mentioning Reply 1997 as one of your favourite 2013 Korean TV dramas. Well, it does seem that you are not the only ones as the producers from FOX in the U.S. decided that it was so good that they would make it into a local version. For those who […]

After six years of trying, Western markets finally started to open up. Turkey was the first of them. Fox Turkey picked up the format rights for popular drama I’m Sorry, I Love You from KBS and broadcast it in March 2013. Later that year, in October 2013, Turkey’s Show TV repeated the experience with King of Baking, Kim […]