BIGBANG’s Seungri to star in new Netflix sitcom Other K-Pop acts like BLACKPINK, iKON and WINNER to make appearances
By Bandook - February 26, 2018
It’s a good time to be a K-Pop fan if you want to see your fav stars exercise their acting chops. Netflix recently announced that they would be launching ‘YG Future Strategy Office’ (FSO, working title), a new Netflix Original Series with YG Entertainment, home to some of Korea’s top talent.
Featuring YG artists Seungri of K-pop group BIGBANG, writer/television personality Yoo Byung-jae of SNL KOREA fame, Lee Jae Jin 이재진 _ [f.t.island Bassist] of SECHSKIES, the show will also have various guest appearances by other K-pop groups including BLACKPINK, iKON, and WINNER. The 8-episode series will be directed by Park Joon-soo, known for his unique humour on The God of Music series, and written by Kim Min-seok, who took part in SNL Korea.
YG FSO stars Seungri as the head of YG’s newly formed department, The Future Strategy Office, where many of YG’s “troublemakers” have been sent. The sitcom series will follow Seungri and his team of misfits as they work to regain their place in the company.
“We are ambitiously introducing the new show YG FSO and are looking forward to it being introduced in 190 countries around the world,” said YG Entertainment’s Park Joon-soo, director of YG FSO series. “We plan on introducing more quality entertainment content that many people can enjoy.”
“We are excited to team up with YG Entertainment and Seungri of BIGBANG to introduce YG FSO,” said Erik Barmack, Vice President of International Original Series at Netflix. “We will continue to bring great Korean content for our viewers around the world to enjoy.”
FSO is expected to go into production early this year and be available on Netflix after that.