Teaser for Netflix film Space Sweeper drops
THE TEASER trailer for the new Netflix film Space Sweeper starring Song Joong-Ki and Kim Tae-Ri drops ahead of its February 5 release date. The sci-fi film is directed by Jo Sung-hee of A Werewolf Boy and Phantom Detective. The film, set in 2092 follows the spaceship Victory that salvages space debris. After successfully snatching a crashed space shuttle in the latest debris chase, Victory’s crew finds a 7-year-old girl inside. They realize that she’s the humanlike robot wanted by UTS Space Guards, and decide to demand ransom in exchange. The teaser trailer reveals a glimpse of the spaceship crew’s characters and their plans for exchanging a humanlike robot found from piles of space debris.
Singapore rapper Ihasamic! and record producer Wovensound release visual album, Repack
SINGAPORE hip-hop/visual artist Ihasamic! and producer Wovensound show their creativity in full force with the release of the album Repack — out today on all digital platforms worldwide via Umami Records. Redefining the visual album format with infectious lo-fi sounds and impeccable direction, the 4-track EP and short film tell the journey of a person struggling with his mental health and how sometimes life can fall into what feels like an endless loop. Wovensound and Ihasamic! are also collaborating on their 6-track debut EP Vertigos Fulfilled, dropping in June 2021.
Warner Media announces their January slate of shows and films
NEW York-based entertainment company Warner Media has announced the films and shows set to be released via HBO, HBO Go, Cartoon Network, and Boomerang for January. The slate includes Tiger (HBO and HBO Go), a two-part documentary series charting the rise and fall, and the return of Tiger Woods premiering on Jan. 11, 10 a.m.; Euphoria: F*ck Anyone Who’s Not A Seablob (HBO and HBO GO), the second of the two special episodes from HBO drama series Euphoria where it follows Jules (played by Hunter Schafer) over the Christmas holiday as she reflects on the year. The show premieres on Jan. 25, 10 a.m. on HBO Go and 11 a.m. on HBO. Also included in the January slate is Boomerang’s newest animated series, Alice and Lewis which follows the adventures of Alice and her best rabbit friend, Lewis as they travel through Wonderland — a magical universe ruled by an angry and whimsical Queen who is quick to reprimand anyone who steps out of line. While the two best friends embark on fabulous and exciting adventures, Lewis tries to keep Alice in line and safe. Alice and Lewis premieres on Jan. 30, 4 p.m. on Boomerang. Meanwhile, new episodes for Cartoon Network’s animated series Total Dramarama drops on Jan. 29, 9 a.m.
GMA Hallypop channel introduces new shows
ASIAN pop culture channel, Hallypop, introduces two new K-Pop shows starting Jan. 10: Korean music program Simply K-Pop will feature K-Pop stars performing on stage and interacting with the audience. The first episode features Lovelyz, Monsta X, EXID, and BTOB. Live concert program I’m Live featuring Korea’s top musicians will air on Jan. 16. For its pilot episode, South Korean indie rock band We Are The Night comprised of Ham Byeong-seon, Jeong Won-jung, Hwang Seong-su, Ham Phillip, and Kim Bo-ram will bring the house down with their hit songs “You Are In,” “Holiday,” “Our Younger Days,” “Deep In Love,” and “Tiramisu Cake” on stage.