Song Joong Ki and Kim Tae Ri’s Sci-fi Movie Space Sweepers Confirmed for Netflix Global Premiere

It’s been a week of streaming platform news coupled with some long awaited movie release dates. On the Hollywood front, Wonder Woman 1984 is finally getting released on Christmas Day with simultaneous broadcast on HBO Max. Wish it was on Netflix lol because I pared away HBO a few years ago. On the Korean cinema side, big budget sci-fi movie Space Sweepers (Spaceship Victory) was delayed twice in premiere first in March then in August and now will be released exclusively on Netflix. The release date is not yet set so it could drop in time for the holidays or early next year in 2021. I think it’s a great idea, who knows when cinemas can be open or even up to full capacity, and it’s better to get some return now and move on. I think this is the type of movie that could gain the leads wider exposure due to Netflix algorithms and promotions, so hopefully the movie is actually good so that leads Song Joong Ki and Kim Tae Ri can file this away as a win.

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Song Joong Ki and Kim Tae Ri Bring Their Best Swashbuckle to the Press Conference for Sci-fi Movie Space Sweepers

Earlier this summer the Korean box office was semi-revived thanks to loosening social gathering restrictions, movie theaters could open but just block off every other seat. A handful of summer movies then premiered and did well enough in these circumstances, … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Kim Tae Ri Lead Ragtag Junkers in Action Packed Second Trailer for Sci-fi Movie Space Sweepers

With COVID-19 ending nowhere in sight, I wonder if upcoming sci-fi action movie Space Sweepers (Spaceship Victory) should have kept its summer time slot rather than delaying to October 1. Train to Busan sequel Peninsula is cleaning up at the … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung the First Pick of Netizens for Female Lead of Sageuk Drama Hong Chun Gi with Ahn Hyo Seob by the Writer of The Moon Embraces the Sun

I always felt that Han Ga In was not right for the female lead role in hit sageuk The Moon Embraces the Sun, the age gap with Kim Soo Hyun, her acting limitations (he was acting circles around her), and … Continue reading

Bong Joon Ho, Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun Tops Sports Chosun 2020 Power People Poll For Film and Kim Soo Hyun Only Actor to Make Both Film and Drama Lists

The Sports Chosun 30th Anniversary poll of South Korean entertainment insiders on the Power People within the industry is definitely worth discussing especially in the drama category. For the film category it’s harder to have biases as movies remain a … Continue reading

Acclaimed Director Choi Dong Hoon Starts Filming K-movie Alien with Kim Woo Bin, Ryu Jun Yeol, So Ji Sub, and Kim Tae Ri

Woah momma is the first big cast movie slated for 2021 looking jam packed and exciting. Director Choi Dong Hoon of Assassination, The Thieves, Tazza, and Jeon Woo Chi will start filming the movie titled Alien at the end of … Continue reading

K-viewers Select Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Ri as Top K-drama Actors in 2018 Gallup Poll

The cast of tvN period drama Mr. Sunshine continue to win accolades and this time the two leads top the just released Gallup poll of Korean audiences’ favorite K-drama stars. Lee Byung Hun came in first followed by his costar … Continue reading

tvN drama Mr. Sunshine Ends With Phenomenal Reviews and Record Breaking Rating

I’ve been watching K-dramas over for over a decade and covering the industry via this blog a little less than that, and I can vouch for how difficult, sanctimonious, and exacting the domestic Korean netizens are even more than when … Continue reading

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading