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‘Regular Albums’ Becoming Bygone Relic in Today’s K-pop Scene

‘Regular Albums’ Becoming Bygone Relic in Today’s K-pop Scene

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — AOA 53 months, EXID 52 months, Girl’s Day 32 months and Mamamoo 30 months. TWICE and BLACKPINK? Unknown. You might think these are how long it took for the respective K-pop artists to break out. But no. These groups actually built their name recognitions much faster. They’re how long [...]

‘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 [...]