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‘Arthdal Chronicles’ Likely to Have Second Season

‘Arthdal Chronicles’ Likely to Have Second Season

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The blockbuster TV fantasy series “Arthdal Chronicles” will likely come back with a second season despite its lower-than-expected viewership, its broadcaster tvN said Monday. “We’re positively considering making a second season,” an official from tvN said. “The decision has not been finalized yet, but the possibility is high.” Details [...]

S. Korea to Spend Over 1 tln Won to Nurture Content Creators

S. Korea to Spend Over 1 tln Won to Nurture Content Creators

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea announced plans Tuesday to help raise the global competitiveness of the country’s entertainment and content industry via an investment-loan guarantee project worth more than 1 trillion won (US$841 million). The government will spend 450 billion won by 2022 in a “content venture investment fund” aimed at offering [...]

Samsung Questions Sponsorship of Tokyo Olympics amid Cooling Korea-Japan Relations

Samsung Questions Sponsorship of Tokyo Olympics amid Cooling Korea-Japan Relations

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., an official sponsor of the Olympic Games, is at a crossroads as it faces deteriorating Korea-Japan relations and the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Japan’s export restrictions imposed against South Korea and the diplomatic chill since have put pressure on Samsung to withhold from promoting the [...]