Spackman Entertainment launches entry into drama production
Spackman Entertainment Group will enter the Korean drama series production business, co-producing the TV romantic comedy Terius Behind Me. The Group's first foray into the production of a drama series stars top actor So Ji-sub, and is set for...
June 25, 2018
By Sherlyn Seah
SEOUL – Spackman Entertainment Group, one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups, will enter the Korean drama series production business, commencing with the co-production of romantic comedy Terius Behind Me. It is expected to be released in September.
The TV drama features top star So Ji-sub, who is represented by 51K, one of the talent management agencies under the Group’s associated companies. So Ji-sub returns to the small screen after successfully starring in hit movies Be With You and Battleship Island. MBC and Mongjakso will also co-produce the romantic comedy, which will be directed by Park Sang-hoon (Radiant Office) and written by Oh Ji-yeong (Shopping King Louis).
Terius Behind Me is about a woman named Go Ae-rin, who is helped by her neighbor, a legendary government intelligence agent, to uncover the truth behind her husband’s disappearance and involvement in a conspiracy.
Richard Lee, Interim CEO of Spackman Entertainment Group, said: “We are pleased to announce our first co-production of a Korean drama series, which demonstrates our commitment to expand and revise our business portfolio to diversify our revenue streams. Starting with Terius Behind Me, we expect to increase our drama production pipeline to add to our movie production business. Moreover, Terius Behind Me is another example of how the Group is constantly pursuing unique opportunities to collaborate strategically to participate in the highest quality content projects.”
Spackman Entertainment Group is a leading entertainment production group created by founder Charles Spackman, primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea. In addition to its film business, the company also makes investments into entertainment companies and film funds that can financially and strategically complement existing core operations.