“Squid Game’s” Lee Jung Jae Appears on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”

After starring in Netflix’s Squid Games, South Korean actor Lee Jung Jae shot to international fame and was invited as a guest to American talk show, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Accompanied by a translator, the actor introduced himself and shared his thoughts on the success of the hit series. The actor revealed that he could have never have imagined...

Netflix’s Upcoming ‘The Thanksgiving Text’ Movie Will Tell Story of Grandma Who Accidentally Invited Stranger to Dinner

Netflix is turning a viral Thanksgiving story into an upcoming holiday movie. The Thanksgiving Text will follow the true story of Wanda Dench, a grandmother who accidentally sent a text with a Thanksgiving invitation to Jamal Hinton, who was a high school senior at the time. Wanda thought she was texting her grandchild, but she sent a text to the wrong...

6 On-Screen Trios Who Define Kicking Ass & Taking Names

Good things come in threes, and that’s especially true when applied to team-ups on the screen! From siblings and lifelong friends with particular sets of skills to dysfunctional individuals or frenemies coming together to achieve a common goal, these on-screen trios are not only memorable; they’re also pretty kick-ass in their own right. 1. Spike Spiegel,...

Netflix’s “The Power of the Dog” Review: Cowboy Benedict Cumberbatch Delivers His Most Frightening Performance

The age of romantic westerns is dead. The Coen Brothers saw to that in “No Country for Old Men”. That being said, the aesthetic is still alive and well. Whether in the form of comic-book films like “Logan” or in Netflix’s hip-hop ultraviolent “The Harder They Fall”. The point is, these days westerns are...

‘One Piece’ Live-Action Netflix Series Casts Its Straw Hat Pirates

It's been four years since the live-action adaptation of the legendary Shonen Jump manga and anime One Piece was announced and we now know who will play the leading roles as the infamous Straw Hat Pirates in the Netflix series. Following a long process that involved series creator Eiichiro Oda, Iñaki Godoy (Go, Youth!, Who Killed Sara?), Mackenyu (Rurouni Kenshin: Final Chapter, Pacific Rim:...

Transformers Rise of the Beasts reveals first look at Autobots and Decepticons

Following the soft reboot of the Transformers movie franchise, it seems that actor Anthony Ramos has revealed designs that are familiar to fans. Especially Optimus Prime! PHOTO: Instagram/stevencaplejr Gone are the flames from the previous Bayverse movies, we see the likes of other Autobots in their vehicle forms being featured as well, namely (we speculate): Optimus Prime —...

Netflix show Squid Game brings windfall for online sellers in China, where the series is unavailable

A handout photo. In Neflix’s Squid Game, financially-troubled contestants play a series of deadly children’s games for the chance to win a cash prize.South China Morning Post New Netflix series Squid Game has yet to be officially released in China, but factories in the country are already busy churning out related products for domestic and...

South Korea broadband firm sues Netflix after traffic surge from Squid Game

SEOUL - South Korean Internet service provider SK Broadband has sued Netflix to pay for costs from increased network traffic and maintenance work because of a surge of viewers to the US firm's content, an SK spokesperson said on Friday (Oct 1). The move comes after a Seoul court said Netflix should "reasonably" give something in...

Netflix Increases Investment in South Korean Series

Streaming giant Netflix has been a frontrunner in introducing South Korean content to the world after spending nearly $700 million USD in licensing and creating South Korean series. Having found success in a number of South Korean hits, the platform eyes further collaboration with South Korean networks and budgeted an investment of $500 million...

“Squid Game” Marks a Turning Point for Korean Dramas

Released on September 17, Squid Game has become the most popular Korean drama at the moment. Starring Lee Jung Jae and Park Hae Soo, the horror thriller revolves around a group of financially desperate people playing a high-stakes survival game with a deadly twist. Topping the charts by trending number one on Netflix globally and in the United States, Squid...