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South Korean actor Yoo Joo-eun leaves heartbreaking note before her death at age 27

  • South Korean actor Yoo Joo-eun died at the age of 27 on Monday.
  • The “Joseon Survival Period” star’s older brother broke the news of her death on her Instagram account, which has since been set to private.
  • While local reports have mentioned suicide, authorities have yet to confirm the cause of her death.
  • Yoo, who made her acting debut in the 2018 drama series “Big Forest,” reportedly wrote a note to her loved ones before she died, saying, "I really wanted to act. It was my everything and my purpose. But it wasn’t easy living that life. I didn’t want to do anything else. That felt hopeless. I realized that doing something that you want is a blessing but only doing that one thing was also a curse."

South Korean actor Yoo Joo-eun died on Monday at the age of 27.

Yoo’s older brother broke the news of her death on her Instagram account, which has since been set to private, on Tuesday.

Producers of ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’ ask fans to stop entering the real-life houses used in the show

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha producers

In an official statement released on Oct. 5, the producers of tvN’s “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha” asked viewers to stop entering the real-life houses where the K-drama was filmed.  

Statement of tvN Producers: The production team explained that the houses featured in the drama belong to real people who had leased their property for the duration of filming, reported Soompi.  

‘Squid Game’ is the first Korean series to rank No. 1 on Netflix in the US

Squid Games is number one

The new K-drama thriller “Squid Game” is the first Korean series to rank No. 1 in Netflix U.S. most-watched and also occupies one of the top two spots in more than 70 other countries and territories’ Netflix platforms.

Topping the charts: According to the streaming analytics company FlixPatrol, the hit series beat out the popular British teen drama “Sex Education” which previously maintained the top position on the U.S. chart for its season 3 premiere, reported Korea JoongAng Daily

South Korean Media Firm CJ E&M to Build Massive Complex For All Your Hallyu Needs

In a grand effort to further promote South Korea’s rich pop culture, CJ E&M has announced that it will soon build a massive complex dedicated to all things “hallyu”(Korean wave).

According to Yonhap news, the company has committed to invest 1.4 trillion won ($1.2 billion) in the construction of a theme park, concert hall, cinema, shopping mall, hotel, and other commercial facilities to be completed by the end of 2020.