SPACKMAN MEDIA GROUP ARTIST SON SUK-KU’S BIG BET SEASON 2 PREMIERES ON FEBRUARY 15, 2023 ON DISNEY PLUS
After capturing the hearts of viewers with its first season and dominating the charts as the most-watched TV show on Disney+ Korea as of February 2, 2023, BIG BET is back with a highly anticipated second season.
Season 2 of Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku’s hit Disney+ Korean original drama, BIG BET, will premiere on February 15, 2023
BIG BET Season 2 follows on the heels of a highly rated Season 1 that ranked first in the Top 10 TV Shows on Disney+ Korea as of February 2, 2023
Son Suk-ku also secured the top spot in the 2023 MALE ACTORS TO WATCH survey conducted by Cine21, a weekly film magazine in Korea, surpassing Pak Seo-joon, Song Joong-ki and Lee Jung-jae
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 February 2023 – Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (the “Group”), one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups founded in 2011 by global 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”), will continue his starring role in the second season of the highly rated Disney+ Korean original drama, BIG BET, which will premiere on February 15, 2023.
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BIG BET Season 1 recorded the highest viewing time in the first week of release among Disney+ Korean originals as well as the highest IMDb score among all Korean series globally on OTT platforms. Building on the success of Season 1, BIG BET Season 2 will see Son Suk-ku reprise his role as a cop further tightening his grip on a legendary king of the casino in the Philippines.
Son Suk-ku also ranked first in the 2023 MALE ACTORS TO WATCH survey conducted by Cine21, a weekly film magazine in Korea, surpassing Pak Seo-joon, Song Joong-ki and Lee Jung-jae in the survey. The top five in the 2023 MALE ACTORS TO WATCH were Son Suk-ku, Pak Seo-joon, Koo Gyo-hwan, Lee Do-hyun, Song Joong-ki and Lee Jung-jae. The top five in the 2023 FEMALE ACTORS TO WATCH are Park Eun-bin, Kim Tae-ri, Han So-hee, Song Hye-kyo, Kim Hye-soo and Lee Hanee.
Since 2021, Cine21 has conducted a survey of Korean video content industry experts to study the forward-looking direction of the Korean entertainment industry. 64 video content experts participated in the survey, including CEO’s & directors of various well-known and established production and entertainment companies, such as Netflix, Showbox, Ace Maker, Lotte Cultureworks, Studio Dragon, BA Entertainment, Kakao Entertainment, Watcha Content, Barunson, Keyeast, etc.
The number 1 ranking recognizes Son Suk-ku’s dominance in both big and small screens in Korea, following his starring roles in 2022’s top box office performing film, THE ROUNDUP, and the most popular K-drama in May 2022, MY LIBERATION NOTES.
In January this year, Son Suk-ku also took the top spot in movie star reputation, according to the Korea Corporation Reputation Research Institute. Moreover, in December 2022, Son Suk-ku won the JTBC Grand Prize at the 2022 TV Drama Acting Awards held by Good Data Corporation, an online competitive analysis agency for K-content in Korea.
Son Suk-ku is scheduled to star in two upcoming highly anticipated Netflix original K-dramas, D.P. SEASON 2 and MURDEROUS TOY. He 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 Shiseido in 2022.#THE S MEDIA #Media Milenial #K-DRAMA #Disney+ #Disney+ Korean Original #Big Bet #Son Suk-Ku