This photo provided by Management 51K shows actor So Ji-sub.

Heartthrob So Ji-sub is back on the big screen next week in the Korean remake of a highly successful 2004 Japanese romance about a mother who returns to her family a year after her death.

So describes the Korean version of "Be With You" as being more "exhilarating" than the original and says he hopes it will make people laugh and cry.


These photos provided by Rain Company and FNC Entertainment show the actors Jung Ji-hoon (L) and Lee Dong-gun (R)

Actress Park Jin-hee is replacing Go Hyun-jung, who dropped out of a TV series on SBS amid conflicts with the product


A still from "Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds," provided by Lotte Entertainment.

The local fantasy blockbuster "Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds" has become the second-most-viewed film of all time in South Korea.

Lee Jin-wook (L) and Go Hyun-jung pose for photos during a press conference at SBS headquarters in western Seoul on Jan. 15, 2018.

SBS TV's series "Return" ranked second on the weekly TV ratings chart on its entry into the index following its premiere two weeks ago, data showed Tuesday.

Yoon Gap-yong (L), chief organizer of the Busan International Animation Festival, and Park Cho-rong, leader of the girl group Apink, who is the honorary ambassador for the festival, pose for photographers during a news conference to announce the festival's Oscar-qualifying status and its follow-up plans in Seoul on Jan. 19, 2018.

A poster for "Youn's Kitchen 2," provided by tvN

Two reality programs, created by producer Na Young-seok, have taken the top two spots on the weekly TV ratings chart, data showed Tuesday.

"Kang's Kitchen" and "Youn's Kitchen 2," both on cable channel tvN, garnered scores of 257.7 and 243.0, respectively, on the Content Power Index (CPI) for Jan. 1-7.