Park Hae Jin Spy Drama Man To Man To Be Aired By Netflix To 100 Million Subscribers With 20 Subtitles

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Park Hae Jin Spy Drama "Man To Man" To Be Aired By Netflix To 100 Million Subscribers With 20 Subtitles

JTBC's new spy drama "Man to Man" may be pressured by the positive performance of its predecessor "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" in terms of ratings. But it has the very rare opportunity to penetrate a global market as it becomes the first Korean drama be broadcast simultaneously by the streaming giant Netflix.

According to a report by Variety, Netflix has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast the Korean spy drama topbilled by "Cheese in the Trap" star Park Hae Jin and "East of Eden" actor Park Sung Woong who will play a secret agent and a popular actor. "Man to Man" will revolve around Hae Jin's character Kim Sul Woo as he goes undercover to work as a bodyguard to Sung Woong's character Yeo Woon Gwang who sees him as an unnecessary inconvenience.

Park Bo Young says drama staff suspected she and Hyungsik were dating
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Park Bo Young says drama staff suspected she and Hyungsik were dating

Park Bo Young revealed that 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon' drama staff suspected she was dating her co-star Hyungsik due to their strong chemistry.

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During an interview on April 18, Park Bo Young shared, "Hyungsik has a lot more aegyo than I do. Usually, actresses will be the life of the party, but this time, Hyungsik did all of that. He comes onto the set by yelling, 'Let's do this!' Whenever he says his lines, he always playfully talks to you. Because of that, I end up joking a lot too, and we talk without taking a break."

Upcoming drama 'Fight My Way' drops first still cut of Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won
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Upcoming drama 'Fight My Way' drops first still cut of Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won

Lead actors of upcoming KBS2 drama 'Fight My Way', Park Seo Joon and Kim Ji Won, turned into a blue-clad, currently-just-friends couple in their first still cut!

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Park Seo Joon in the role of Ko Dong Man and Kim Ji Won in the role of Choi Ae Ra are just-friend characters who fight constantly when the two are involved, but once a third party gets in their way, they're quick to watch each other's backs. How will this romance-less duo go from friends to lovers?

Will Netflix and Man x Man Begin a New Chapter of Worldwide K-drama Consumption?
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Will Netflix and Man x Man Begin a New Chapter of Worldwide K-drama Consumption?

A new deal between JTBC and Netflix has been signed which will enable Netflix to simulcast the latest episodes of Man x Man at the same time as it is shown on the Korean network. Hallyu is still developing across the world and this news could mean a big leap forward into countries that struggle to access Korean culture. Netflix themselves have said that the deal “defines how the internet enables Netflix to put the focus on the consumer to bring a show from Korea to over 93 million subscribers across 190 countries in over 20 languages.”

Park Hyung Sik Shared His Experience Starring A Drama With Park Bo Young On 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon'
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Park Hyung Sik Shared His Experience Starring A Drama With Park Bo Young On 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon'

Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young have been really successful portraying romantic couple on "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon." They even broke the JTBC's ratings record. Recently, Park Hyung Sik talked about the rumor of him dating his co-lead in the drama.

Ending the drama with the last scene filmed, Park Hung Sik shared his experience in starring drama with park Bo Young. At first, he was really unconfident playing with experienced actress Park Bo Young, but as his co-lead and other actors kept on supporting him till the end, he could do his part really well, Soompireported.