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‘Snowpiercer’ to Be Made into American TV Series

‘Snowpiercer’ to Be Made into American TV Series

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho’s English-debut film “Snowpiercer” will be remade into a TV series in the United States, according to foreign news reports on Thursday.  Oscar winning actress Jennifer Connelly has signed on for a role in a one-hour pilot for the U.S. television network TNT’s “Snowpiercer,” Variety [...]

YG’s Risk Management Competency Questioned amid T.O.P’s Marijuana Scandal

YG’s Risk Management Competency Questioned amid T.O.P’s Marijuana Scandal

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Contrary to his stage name T.O.P, Choi Seung-hyun, member of the popular K-pop boy band BIGBANG, hit the rock bottom of his successful 10-year-plus career this week.  He has been indicted on charges of smoking marijuana and his military service that began in February was put on hold pending [...]

T.O.P’s Mother Disputes Police Account, Says Singer Was in Much Worse Condition

T.O.P’s Mother Disputes Police Account, Says Singer Was in Much Worse Condition

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The family of T.O.P, a member of South Korean boy band BIGBANG who was hospitalized for an apparent drug overdose, on Wednesday disputed an earlier police account of the singer’s health, claiming he was in much worse condition.  “The condition of my son is quite bad. It’s been misreported [...]

Cosmic Girls to Release First Full-Length Album

Cosmic Girls to Release First Full-Length Album

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop group Cosmic Girls, also known as WJSN, will release its first full-length album next week, according to its agency Friday. The album, titled “Happy Moment,” will come out on June 7, Starship Entertainment said. The title track, “Happy,” is produced by Black Eyed Pilseung, the oft-sought-out production team [...]

Sistar Tops Music Charts with Swansong Track

Sistar Tops Music Charts with Swansong Track

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Sistar’s new and final song “Lonely” on Thursday rose to No. 1 on major South Korean music streaming charts. “Lonely,” an acoustic R&B song released Wednesday afternoon, topped seven music streaming charts, including Melon, Olleh Music, Naver Music and Bugs Music, as of 8:30 a.m. The track was produced [...]