- Spackman Media Group Artist Ko Sung-hee Headlines New Office Comedy K-drama, GAUSS ELECTRONICS
- GAUSS ELECTRONICS is based on the Naver webtoon of the same name by Kwak Baek-soo with 2.6 billion views and will launch in the second half of this year via Olleh TV and OTT platform, seezn
- Represented by MSteam, a wholly owned subsidiary of Spackman Media Group, Ko Sung-hee won Best New Actress at the 2014 MBC Drama Awards for her role in MISS KOREA (2013) and DIARY OF A NIGHT WATCHMAN (2014)
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – May 20, 2022 – Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (the “Group“), one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups founded in 2011 by media and technology investor Charles Spackman, would like to announce that Ko Sung-hee of MSteam Entertainment Co., Ltd. (“Team M“), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Group’s associated company, Spackman Media Group Limited (“Spackman Media Group“), will be starring in the upcoming office comedy drama, GAUS ELECTRONICSwhich is expected to be released in the second half of this year through Olleh TV and the OTT platform, seezn.
Based on the Naver webtoon of the same name by Kwak Baek-soo with 2.6 billion views. GAUS ELECTRONICS tells the story of the funny employees of Gaus Electronics, portraying the friendliness, laughter and pain of their life in the company. In this comedic office drama, Spackman Media Group artist Ko Sung-hee stars alongside Kwak Dong-yeon, Kang Min-ah, and Bae Hyun-seong.
Previously, MSteam’s Ko Sung-hee won Best New Actress at the 2014 MBC Drama Awards for her role in MISS KOREA (2013) and DIARY OF A NIGHT WATCHMAN (2014). His recent works include AN END OF YEAR MEDLEY (2021), the new Korean version of SUITS (2018) on KBS2, MY HELLO LOVE(2020) on Netflix and KINGMAKER: THE CHANGE OF DESTINY (2020) on TV Chosun. In addition to Ko Sung-hee, MSteam also represents international Korean actor Wi Ha-jun from the Netflix original Korean series, SQUID GAME (2021), the iconic Korean actress Son Ye-jin from the hit romantic drama CRASH LANDING ON YOU (2020), and Outstanding Actress Lee Min-jung, who won the Top Excellence Award at the 2020 APAN Star Awards.
About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited
Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (“SEAL” or the “Business“), and together with its subsidiaries, (the “Group“), is one of Korea’s top entertainment production groups. SEGL is primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation and financing of motion pictures in Korea.
The company was founded in 2011 by renowned media and technology investor Charles Spackman, who served as CEO of the company until 2017. For the past two decades, Mr. Charles Spackman has been a powerhouse in the Korean entertainment industry. since the early 2000s with the pioneering success of Sidus Pictures, the largest film production company at the time and the first to be listed in Korea. Mr. Spackman is also the founder, chairman and CEO of the global investment firm Spackman Group. For more information please visit http://www.charlesspackman.com and https://spackman-group.com/charles-spackman.
Since its founding, SEGL has produced more than 30 major films, including several of Korea’s highest-grossing and award-winning films, namely #LIVE (2020), CRAZY ROMANCE (2019), FLAW (2018), TEACHER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), SNOW DRILL (2013), COLD EYES (2013) and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012).
Our films are distributed and released theatrically in Korea and overseas markets, as well as for subsequent post-theatrical world release in other forms of media, including online streaming, cable television, broadcast television, IPTV, video on demand and home video. /DVD etc In general, we release our movies in a big theatrical exhibition initially in Korea and then abroad and in ancillary markets.
The Group also invests in and produces Korean TV dramas. In addition to our content business, we also own equity interests in entertainment-related companies and film funds that can financially and strategically complement our existing core operations. SEGL is listed on Catalist of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited under ticker 40E.
SEGL owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. (“novusmediacorp“), investor, presenter and/or post-theatrical distributor of a total of 79 films (58 Korean and 21 foreign), including ROSE OF TREASON, THE RIFLES Y BRILLIANTLY SECRETwhich was one of the biggest box office hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun from MY LOVE OF THE STARSas well as FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY. In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was also the post-theatrical rights distributor for ALL ABOUT MY WIFE, a high-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In 2018, THE RIFLESco-hosted by Novus Mediacorp, broke the highest-rated video on demand of all time (“VOD“) sales records in Korea. For more information please visit http://novusmediacorp.com
The Company owns a 100% equity interest in Simplex Films Limited (“simplex movies“), which is an early-stage film production company. The inaugural film for Simplex Films, JESTERS: THE GAME CHANGERS (2019), was released in Korea on August 21, 2019. Simplex Films has several movies including HURRICANE BROTHERS (Work title).
The Company owns a 100% equity interest in Take Pictures Pte. Ltd. (“Take photos“) that produced STONE LEAP (2020) and BOX (2021), and will publish THE GUEST in the second half of 2022 and A MAN OF REASONwith the former working title GUARDIAN in 2022 tentatively.
The Company owns a 100% equity interest in Greenlight Content Limited (“green light content“), which is mainly engaged in the business of investing in dramas and movies, as well as providing consulting services for the production of Korean content. Through the acquisition of Greenlight Content, the Group’s first co-produced drama, MY SECRET TERRITORY, starring top Korean star So Ji Sub, peaked at No. 1 in drama ratings for its time slot and recorded double digits for its highest ratings. Greenlight Content was one of the main investors of MY SECRET TERRITORY.
The Company owns a 20% equity interest in The Makers Studio Co. Ltd., which plans to produce and release four upcoming films, the first of which will be THE ISLAND OF THE PHANTOM’S LAMENTa horror comedy.
The Company owns an effective 43.88% equity interest in Spackman Media Group Limited (“SMGL“). SMGL, a company incorporated in Hong Kong, together 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 entertainment industry. from Korea. SMGL operates its talent management business through renowned agencies such as MSteam Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Son Ye-jin, Wi Ha-jun, Lee Min-jung, Ko Sung-hee), SBD Entertainment Inc. (Son Suk-ku, Han Ji-hyun, Lee Cho-hee, Park Keun-rok), UAA&CO Inc. (Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Hye-ri, Kim Ji-young, Wang Ji-won), Play Content Co., Ltd. (Kang Min-ji, Hwang-hwi) and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Baek Si-won, Shin Ji-woong). Through these full-service talent agencies in Korea, SMGL represents and guides the careers of a leading roster of award-winning actors/actresses in the practice areas of film, television, commercial endorsements, and branded entertainment. SMGL leverages its unparalleled portfolio of artists as a platform to develop, produce, finance and own the highest quality entertainment content projects, including feature films, variety shows and television dramas. This platform also creates and derives opportunities for SMGL to make strategic investments in early-stage businesses that can collaborate with SMGL artists. SMGL is an associated company of the Company. For more information please visit http://www.spackmanmediagroup.com
The Company owns a 100% equity interest in Constellation Agency Pte. Ltd. (“Constellation Agency“). Constellation Agency, owner of The P Factory Co., Ltd. (“the factory p“) and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. (“PMG“), is mainly involved in the overseas agency business for Korean artists who venture into the overseas market. The P Factory is an innovative marketing solutions provider specializing in event production and branded content. PMG is a talent management agency that represents and manages the careers of leading artists in film, television, commercial endorsements and branded entertainment.
The company also operates a cafe-restaurant, Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul and owns a professional photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd.
For more details visit http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/