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‘Running Man’ in Quandary over Casting Controversy

‘Running Man’ in Quandary over Casting Controversy

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – “Running Man,” a South Korean variety show enjoying pan-Asia popularity, hit a snag this week following revelations its producers failed to properly communicate their plans with the cast.  On Wednesday, SBS TV announced that Kang Ho-dong, a popular show host and former traditional Korean wrestling champion, would join the [...]

2NE1 Disbands after 7 Yrs, Park Bom to Leave YG Entertainment

2NE1 Disbands after 7 Yrs, Park Bom to Leave YG Entertainment

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean girl group 2NE1 has officially disbanded, its agency revealed on Friday, confirming that only two of the three remaining members will continue their careers with the company.  With Gong Minzy leaving in April and the remaining members’ contracts expiring on Nov. 5, the group and management agreed [...]

Thousands Flock to Royal Palace for Glimpse of Actor Park Bo-gum

Thousands Flock to Royal Palace for Glimpse of Actor Park Bo-gum

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Actors and actresses from the TV series Love in the Moonlight hosted a fan-meeting event on Wednesday afternoon at Gyeongbokgung, an ancient Joseon Dynasty palace.  The event, which attracted some 5,000 fans, was highlighted by Park Bo-gum, who portrays the lead protagonist in the series. The actor quickly rose to stardom after [...]