- BAD AND CRAZY, titled by Spackman Media Group artist Wi Ha-jun for Netflix’s Best Show Yet, SQUID GAME, at the top of the hearings last weekend
- Distributed by tvN and iQIYI, BAD AND CRAZY broadcast every Friday and Saturday at 10:40 p.m.
- Represented by MSteam, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spackman Media Group, Wi Ha-jun has also performed in MIDNIGHT, which received the award for best feature film at the 13th UK Grimmfest Film Festival
SINGAPORE – Media reach – January 10, 2022 – Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (the “Group“), one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups, wants to announce that K-drama BAD AND CRAZY with Wi Ha-jun from MSteam Entertainment Co., Ltd. (“MSteam“), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group’s associated company, Spackman Media Group Limited (“Spackman Media Group“), took first place in the audience ranking for the same period last weekend.e episode of BAD AND CRAZY, which screened last Friday and Saturday, registered an average rating of 3.5% and the highest rating of 4.8% nationally.
BAD AND CRAZY is directed by Yoo Seon-dong, produced by Studio Dragon and Mink Enertainment, and distributed by tvN and iQIYI. The mystery drama airs every Friday and Saturday at 10:40 p.m. It tells the story of detectives with different personalities solving various cases.
Represented by MSteam, a wholly owned subsidiary of Spackman Media Group, Wi Ha-jun performs alongside Lee Dong-wook of Touch your heart (2019), HELL IS OTHER PEOPLE (2019) and TALE OF NINE TAILS (2020).
Wi Ha-jun also to headline Korean crime thriller MIDNIGHT (2021), which received the award for best feature film at the 13th UK Grimmfest Film Festival.
Previously, Wi Ha-jun starred in the original Korean series, SQUID GAME, the # 1 show in more than 90 countries, including the United States and Korea, on Netflix. Through his role as Hwang Jun-ho, a policeman from SQUID GAME, Wi Ha-jun has established itself as an internationally recognized player.
Besides Wi Ha-jun, MSteam also portrays iconic Korean actress Son Ye-jin, who starred in a hit romantic drama. A LANDING CRASH ON YOU (2020) and Best Actress Lee Min-jung, who won the 2020 APAN Star Awards for Excellence.
About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited
Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (“SEGL“or the”Society“), and with its subsidiaries, (the”Group“), founded in 2011 by Charles Spackman, is one of the leading entertainment production groups in Korea. SEGL is primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation and financing of motion pictures in Korea. According to Variety, Korea was the fourth largest box office market in 2019, behind only North America, China and Japan.
Since its incorporation in 2011, SEGL has produced more than 30 films, including a number of the highest-grossing and award-winning Korean films, namely #LIVING (2020), MAD ROMANCE (2019), FAULT (2018), MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), SNOW CUP (2013), COLD EYES (2013) and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012).
The Group also invests in and produces Korean television dramas. In addition to our content business, we also hold interests in entertainment-related companies and film funds that can financially and strategically complement our existing core businesses. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited under ticker 40E.
SEGL owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. (“Novus Mediacorp“), an investor, presenter and / or post-theatrical distributor for a total of 79 films (58 Korean and 21 foreign) including ROSE OF BETRAYAL, THE OUTSIDE LAI and SECRETLY, BIG, which was one of the biggest box office hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun of MY LOVE OF THE STARS, as good as FRIEND 2: THE GREAT HERITAGE. In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was also the distributor of the post-theater rights of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE, a top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In 2018, THE OUTSIDE LAI, co-presented by Novus Mediacorp broke the highest ever video-on-demand record (“VOD“) sales records in Korea. For more information on Novus Mediacorp, visit http://novusmediacorp.com.
The Company owns a 100% interest in Simplex Films Limited (“Front-side films“) which is an early stage film production company. Simplex Films’ debut film, JESTERS: THE GAME CHANGES (2019), was released in Korea on August 21, 2019. Simplex Films offers several films including HURRICANE BROTHERS (working title).
The Company owns a 100% interest in Take Pictures Pte. Ltd. (“Take photos“) who produced STONE JUMP (2020) and THE BOX (2021), and will publish GUARDIAN (provisional title) in 2021 provisionally.
The Company owns a 100% interest in Greenlight Content Limited (“Green light content“) which is primarily involved in the activity of investing in fiction and films, as well as consulting services for the production of Korean content. Through the acquisition of Greenlight Content, the Group’s first co-produced fiction, MY SECRET TERRIUS, with top Korean star So Ji Sub, reached number one in drama ratings for its time slot and recorded double-digit rates for its highest ratings. Greenlight Content has been a major investor in MY SECRET TERRIUS.
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 GHOST’S WAIL ISLAND, a horror comedy.
Our films are theatrically distributed and released in Korea and overseas markets, as well as for global post-theatrical release in other forms of media, including online streaming, cable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video on demand and home video. / DVD, etc. We release all of our movies in a big showroom, first in Korea, then in overseas and subsidiary markets.
The Company holds an effective 43.88% interest in Spackman Media Group Limited (“SMGLSMGL, a Hong Kong incorporated company, along 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 biggest names in the industry. Korean entertainment industry. SMGL operates its talent management business through reputable agencies such as MSteam Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Son Ye-jin, Lee Min-jung, Ko Sung-hee), UAA & CO Inc . (Song Hye-kyo, Yoo Ah-in, Park Hyung-sik), Fiftyone K Inc. (So Ji Sub, Ok Taec-yeon), SBD Entertainment Inc. (Son Suk-ku) and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd Through these full-service talent agencies in Korea, SMGL represents and guides the professional careers of a leading roster of award-winning actors / actresses in the practice areas of film, television, business support and entertainment. branded entertainment. SMGL leverages its unrivaled portfolio of artists as a platform to develop, pro leverage, fund and own the highest quality entertainment content projects including motion pictures, variety shows and television series. This platform also creates and generates opportunities for SMGL to make strategic investments in early stage companies that can collaborate with SMGL artists. SMGL is an associated company of the Company.
The Company owns a 100% interest in Constellation Agency Pte. Ltd. (“Constellation Agency“). Constellation Agency, which owns The P Factory Co., Ltd. (“Factory P“) and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. (“PMG“), is mainly involved in overseas agency business for Korean artists venturing into overseas market. The P Factory is an innovative marketing solutions provider specializing in the production of events and content for PMG is a talent management agency that represents and manages the careers of leading branded film, television, advertising and entertainment artists.
The Company owns a 100% interest in Frame Pictures Co., Ltd. (“Photo frame“). Frame Pictures is a leading cinema / drama rental company in Korea. Founded in 2014, Frame Pictures has worked with over 25
directors and supplied the camera and lighting equipment to some of Korea’s most notable drama and film projects, including ITAEWON CLASS (2020), HOW TO BUY A FRIEND (2020), KIM JI-YOUNG, born in 1982 (2019), FOUR MEN (2019) and ASADAL CHRONICLES (2019).
We also operate a coffee lounge called Upper West in Seoul’s Gangnam district and own a professional photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd.
For more details, visit http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/