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Lee Isaac Chung-directed ‘Twisters’ blows its way to top of U.S. box office

Golden Globe-winning director Lee Isaac Chung’s latest disaster film “Twisters” topped the U.S. box office during the first weekend of its release, earning the...

Song Joong-ki and wife to welcome a second child

Actor Song Joong-ki and his wife Katy Louise Saunders will soon welcome a second child. Song's agency HighZium Studio announced Monday that “Song’s wife is pregnant...

Fast, cheap and uncanny: Generative AI changes playing field in Korea’s film industry

AI technology is rapidly transforming the film industry, allowing directors to create films and television series in mere days, as well as replicate the...

‘Train to Busan’ director Yeon Sang-ho tapped to helm Hollywood action-horror film

Filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho, best-known for zombie apocalypse film “Train to Busan” (2016), is set to direct and write his first English-language project. According to foreign...

Netflix’s ‘The 8 Show’ tops non-English category with 6.5 million views

Netflix original series “The 8 Show” topped Netflix's Global Top 10 list in the Non-English Content category in the second week of its release. “The...

Emma Stone to star in U.S. remake of Korean cult classic ‘Save the Green Planet!’

Emma Stone will lead a remake of the 2003 Korean film “Save the Green Planet!” with “Poor Things” (2023) director Yorgos Lanthimos at the...

‘The Roundup: Punishment’ surpasses 10 million admissions in Korea

"The Roundup: Punishment" surpassed 10 million admissions on Wednesday, according to data from the Korean Film Council. It has been 22 days since the film...

‘Lovely Runner’ now most popular Korean drama after ‘Queen of Tears’ concludes

Cable channel tvN's drama “Lovely Runner” fast climbed the ranks of popular Korean dramas since its April 8 premiere — and in its fourth...

Motion picture academy to celebrate Youn Yuh-jung’s films with special screenings

Films starring Academy Award-winning Korean actor Youn Yuh-jung will be screened at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (AMMP) in California from May 17 to...

How accurate are historical K-dramas? Separating fiction from history in 5 hit shows.

Historical dramas, whether on the silver screen or television, maintain enduring popularity. Enthusiasts of period pieces, both domestically and internationally, relish the opportunity to be...