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Spackman Media Group Artist Son Suk-kus Disney+ Original Drama BIG BET Achieves Highest Rating on IMDb Among Korean OTT Series | News from Taiwan

Spackman Media Group Artist Son Suk-kus Disney+ Original Drama BIG BET Achieves Highest Rating on IMDb Among Korean OTT Series |  News from Taiwan
Spackman Media Group Artist Son Suk-kus Disney+ Original Drama BIG BET Achieves Highest Rating on IMDb Among Korean OTT Series |  News from Taiwan

  • Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku’s latest hit drama, GREAT EFFORTachieved the highest rating among Korean OTT series on IMDb, the world’s largest content rating website, with a score of 8.4/10.
  • With Son Suk-ku, who won the JTBC Grand Prize at the 2022 TV Drama Acting Awards, GREAT EFFORT was also ranked first in the Top 10 TV Shows on Disney+ Korea as of January 2, 2022
  • Son Suk-ku is also scheduled to star in two upcoming and highly anticipated original K-dramas from Netflix, DP SEASON 2 and MURDEROUS TOY.

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 3 January 2023 – Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (the “Group“), one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups founded in 2011 by media and technology investor Charles Spackman, wishes to announce that GREAT EFFORTstarring Son Suk-ku from the group’s affiliate, Spackman Media Group Limited (“Spackman Media Group“), achieved the highest rating on IMDb among Korean OTT series released at the same time.

Disney+ Original Drama, GREAT EFFORT, scored an 8.4 on IMDb, the world’s largest content rating site. The 8-episode drama series premiered exclusively on Disney+ on December 21, 2022 and airs every Wednesday. With Son Suk-ku, who won the JTBC Grand Prize at the 2022 TV Drama Acting Awards held by Good Data Corporation, GREAT EFFORT was also ranked first in the Top 10 TV Shows on Disney+ Korea as of January 2, 2022.[1]

GREAT EFFORT is led by Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku, Choi Min Shik, Heo Sung Tae, Kim Joo Ryung, Lee Dong Hwi and Jo Jae Yoon. The drama tells the eventful life of a man who achieves success through the casino industry. The second season of GREAT EFFORT is set to be released this year.

Directed by Kang Yoon Sung from 2017 Book Week THE outlawswhich was co-presented and distributed by the group’s subsidiary, Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd., GREAT EFFORT was produced by BA Entertainment, C-Jes Entertainment and Arc Media.

Spackman Media Group’s Son Suk-ku is also scheduled to star in two upcoming and highly anticipated original K-dramas from Netflix, DP SEASON 2 and MURDEROUS TOY. He is repped by SBD Entertainment Inc. (“SBD Entertainment“), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spackman Media Group that represents and manages the careers of 12 artists. In addition to Son Suk-ku, SBD Entertainment also represents one of Korea’s fast-rising young actors, Han Ji-hyun of popular K-drama THE PENTHOUSE 3who won Best Female Newcomer in Brand Customer Loyalty Awards 2021 in Korea and endorsed the luxury brand Gucci in April 2021.

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About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited

Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (“SEAL” or “Company“), and together with the subsidiaries, (the “Group“), is one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups. SEGL is primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation and financing of theatrical films in Korea.

The company was founded in 2011 by renowned media and technology investor Charles Spackman who served as the company’s executive chairman until 2017. Over the past two decades, Mr. Charles Spackman has been a powerhouse in the Korean entertainment industry since the early 2000s with the pioneering success of Sidus Pictures, the largest film production company at the time and the first to go public in Korea. Mr. Spackman is also the founder, chairman and CEO of the global investment firm Spackman Group. For more information, please visit Social media icon and Social media icon

Since its establishment, SEGL has produced more than 30 major films, including a number of the highest-grossing and award-winning films in Korea, namely #ALIVE (2020), CRAZY ROMANTIC (2019), DEFAULT (2018), MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), SNOW PIECES (2013), COLD EYES (2013) and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012).

Our films are distributed theatrically and released in Korea and overseas markets, as well as for subsequent post-theatrical worldwide release in other forms of media, including online streaming, cable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video-on-demand and home video/DVD , etc. Generally, we release our films for a wide theatrical exhibition first in Korea, and then in overseas and additional markets.

The group also invests in and produces Korean TV dramas. In addition to our content business, we also own stakes in entertainment-related companies and film funds that can financially and strategically complement our existing core business. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited under ticker 40E.

Production labels

SEGL owns a 100% stake in Studio Take Co., Ltd.Studio Roof“) that produced SHOP STONE (2020) and THE BOX (2021). The last movie, A FOREMANto be released theatrically and digitally in North America in Q1 2023 and in theaters in Korea in Q4 2022 or Q1 2023. A FOREMAN premiered in the US on 42n.d Hawaii International Film Festival. The film was also invited to the 47thth The Toronto International Film Festival, the largest film festival in North America, and the 55thth Sitges Film Festival, one of the world’s three best genre film festivals. Studio Take will also release an upcoming film, THE GUESTin 2023 for the time being.

SEGL owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. (“Novus Media Corp“), an investor, promoter and/or post-theatrical distributor for a total of 80 films (59 Korean and 21 foreign) including OK MADAM (2020), LONG LIVE THE KING (2019), MY FIRST CLIENT (2019), ROSE OF BETRAYAL (2018), THE outlaws (2017) and SECRET, BIG (2013), which was one of the biggest box office grossers of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun from MY LOVE FROM THE STARS (2013), as well FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY (2013). In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was also the post-theatrical rights distributor of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012), a top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In 2018, THE outlawsco-presented by Novus Mediacorp, broke the all-time high Video On Demand (“VOD“) sales listings in Korea. For more information, please visit Social media icon

The Company owns a 100% stake in Greenlight Content Limited (“Greenlight Content“) which is mainly involved in the business of investing in dramas and films, as well as providing consulting services for the production of Korean content. Through the acquisition of Greenlight Content, the group’s first co-produced drama, MY SECRET TERRIUS, starring top Korean star So Ji Sub, achieved #1 in drama ratings for its timeslot and registered double digits for its highest ratings. Greenlight Content was one of the main investors in MY SECRET TERRIUS.

The Company owns a 100% stake in Simplex Films Limited (“Simplex films“) which is an early stage film production company. The maiden film of Simplex Films, JESTERS: GAME CHANGERS (2019), was released in Korea on August 21, 2019. Simplex Films has several series of films, including HURRICANE BEARERS (working title).

The company owns a 20% stake in The Makers Studio Co. Ltd., which plans to produce and release four upcoming films, the first of which will be THE ISLAND OF THE GHOST HUNTERSa comedy horror film.

Talent representation

The Company has an effective ownership interest of 43.88% in Spackman Media Group Limited (“SMGL“). SMGL, a company incorporated in Hong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, is collectively one of the largest entertainment talent agencies in Korea in terms of the number of artists under management, including some of the top names in the Korean entertainment industry. SMGL conducts its talent management business through recognized agencies as SBD Entertainment Inc. (Son Suk-ku, Han Ji-hyun, Park Keun-rok), MSteam Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Son Ye-jin, Wi Ha-jun, Lee Min-jung, Ko Sung-hee, Lee Cho-hee), UAA&CO Inc. (Kim Sang-kyung) and Play Content Co., Ltd. (Hwang-hwi). Through these full-service talent agencies in Korea, SMGL represents and guides the professional careers of a leading list of award-winning actors/actresses in the practice areas of film, television, commercial endorsements and branded entertainment.SMGL leverages its unique portfolio of artists as a platform to develop, produce, finance and own the highest quality entertainment content per object, inc ludert theatrical films, variety shows and TV dramas. This platform also creates and derives opportunities for SMGL to make strategic investments in early stage companies that can partner with SMGL artists. SMGL is an affiliate of the company. For more information, please visit Social media icon

The company owns a 100% stake in Constellation Agency Pte. Ltd. (“Constellation Agency“). Constellation Agency, which owns The P Factory Co., Ltd. (“The P factory“) and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. (“PMG“), is primarily involved in the business of overseas agencies for Korean artists venturing into the overseas market. P Factory is an innovative marketing solution provider specializing in the production of events and branded content. PMG is a talent management agency that represents and manages careers of major artists in film, television, commercial endorsements and branded entertainment.

Strategic businesses

The company also operates a cafe-restaurant, Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul and owns a professional photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd.

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