Monday, May 30, 2016
Join me in a week of awards, casting additions and even some new drama announcements. This time around I contemplate the drama race for appeal in the Chinese market, which we all know is becoming a top priority of wannabe-popular series. I also present to you some of our links for the upcoming 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards and take a look at some of the freshly cast or confirmed actors for upcoming dramas.
Reading about "Flower Knights: The Beginning" being sold to China and about the Chinese evaluation for "Uncontrollably Fond" got me thinking about how common reporting on China's reactions to Korean dramas has become. China being a huge market for this industry affects it greatly. There are positive and negative sides to this. Pre-production is an element the Korean drama industry is desperately in need of, but then dramas eager to impress tend to get conservative and uninspiring. What is your take on this?
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