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Spackman Media Group Artist Son Suk-ku Set to Star in Netflix Original K-Drama, D.P. Season 2

Press Release 2022-05-31, 2:06pm

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SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 31 May 2022 - Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (the "Group"), one of Korea's leading entertainment production groups founded in 2011 by media & technology investor Charles Spackman, wishes to announce that Son Suk-ku of the Group's associated company, Spackman Media Group Limited ("Spackman Media Group") is set to star in the highly anticipated Netflix original K-drama D.P. Season 2, following his role in the top film, THE ROUNDUP, and the most popular K-drama, MY LIBERATION NOTES in Korea.

Alongside Son Suk-ku, D.P. Season 2 brings back main cast members Jung Hae-in, Koo Gwan-hwa, Kim Seong-gyun, while adding newcomers Ji Jin-hee, and Kim Ji-hyun. Based on the webtoon D.P DOG DAY by Kim Bo-tong, D.P. tells the story of a team of Korean military police with their mission to catch deserters. The series is directed by Han Jun-hee and co-written by Kim Bo-tong.

On the strength of the release of his film THE ROUNDUP and drama MY LIBERATION NOTES, Good Data TV Popularity Research has ranked Son Suk-ku as the most popular actor in Korea for five weeks straight as of May 30 and has rated his latest K-drama MY LIBERATION NOTES #1 in the TV drama category in Korea for four consecutive weeks.

Son Suk-ku's latest film, THE ROUNDUP, a sequel to the 2017 hit THE OUTLAWS, maintained its top position at the Korea box office for the second consecutive week and achieved the most tickets sold on the second weekend since PARASITE (2019). The film was pre-sold to 132 countries around the world, including Singapore, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and France, as well as the regions of North America and Eastern Europe.

Son Suk-ku of Spackman Media Group is also set to headline in upcoming Netflix original K-drama, MURDEROUS TOY, which also stars Choi Woo Shik of the film PARASITE (2019). Produced by Showbox, MURDEROUS TOY, a comedy thriller drama based on the popular webtoon series of the same name, is scheduled to begin in the second half of this year.

Son Suk-ku is represented 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 rapidly rising young actors, Han Ji-hyun of popular K-drama THE PENTHOUSE 3, who won the Best Rookie Female Actor in the 2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Awards in Korea and endorsed luxury brand Gucci in April 2021.

(Spackman Entertainment Group Limited ("SEGL" or the "Company"), and together with its 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 motion pictures in Korea.)