Cartoonist Yoon Tae-ho’s 'Yahoo' to be adapted into drama series

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Cartoonist Yoon Tae-ho’s 'Yahoo' to be adapted into drama series

The cover of cartoonist Yoon Tae-ho's comic ″Yahoo″ [HIVE MEDIA CORP]

The cover of cartoonist Yoon Tae-ho's comic ″Yahoo″ [HIVE MEDIA CORP]

 
Cartoonist Yoon Tae-ho’s comics “Yahoo” will be adapted into a drama series, according to production company Hive Media Corp.
 
“Yahoo” was published in the comic magazine “Booking” from 1998 to 2002. The story centers on two youths who join a special forces team. It is set between the military regime of former president Chun Doo Hwan to the 2002 FIFA World Cup.  
 
The magazine ceased publication in 2012.  
 
Director Won Shin-yeon behind films such as “Seven Days” (2007), “The Suspect” (2013) and “The Battle: Roar to Victory” (2019) will take the helm of the series.  
 
Hit films such as “Moss” (2010) and “Inside Men” (2015) have also been adapted from Yoon’s respective webtoons with the same titles.
 
Hive Media Corp is behind the production of series of hit films such as “Inside Men,” “The Man Standing Next” (2020) and “Deliver Us From Evil” (2020).  
 

BY LEE JAE-LIM [lee.jaelim@joongang.co.kr]
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