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TV Series ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’ Sold to European Distributor for Possible Remake

TV Series ‘Kill Me, Heal Me’ Sold to European Distributor for Possible Remake

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Popular TV series “Kill Me, Heal Me” from 2015 has been sold to a European distributor for a remake, the drama’s production company said Wednesday. Pan Entertainment said it sealed a memorandum of understanding for the remake and overseas distribution with Scandinavian distributor Eccho Rights. The romantic drama, starring [...]

Platonic Friendships Between Men and Women Take Center Stage on South Korea TV

Platonic Friendships Between Men and Women Take Center Stage on South Korea TV

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The complex nature of platonic friendships between men and women are proving to make good television, as an increasing number of South Korean TV networks are airing shows that are based on this concept. The fine line between a friendship and a relationship between men and women is no stranger [...]

Are K-Dramas Sexist? Watchdog Finds Most Female Characters Cause Trouble While Males Are Depicted as Saviors

Are K-Dramas Sexist? Watchdog Finds Most Female Characters Cause Trouble While Males Are Depicted as Saviors

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Sexism is rife in Korean TV dramas, a recent report of gender equality in the media from the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education (KIGEPE) has found. The KIGEPE’s monitoring of gender equality in the media revealed six out of ten female characters in Korean drama series tend [...]