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Blockbuster ‘Seobok’ to be Released via Streaming, in Theaters in April

Blockbuster ‘Seobok’ to be Released via Streaming, in Theaters in April

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The science-fiction action blockbuster “Seobok” will be released simultaneously in theaters and via streaming next month, its distributor said Wednesday, after monthslong delays amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Starring Gong Yoo and Park Bo-gum, ‘Seobok’ will be released on April 15,” CJ ENM said in a press release. “It [...]

J-Hope Releases New Song ‘Blue Side’ on ‘Hope World’ Anniversary

J-Hope Releases New Song ‘Blue Side’ on ‘Hope World’ Anniversary

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — BTS member J-Hope on Tuesday shared the new song “Blue Side” on the third anniversary of his debut solo mixtape “Hope World.” “Blue Side,” uploaded on Sound Cloud and the seven-piece act’s official blog, is a track that was included as an outro on J-Hope’s 2018 mixtape that has [...]

BLACKPINK Tapped as Advocates for UN Climate Action Campaign

BLACKPINK Tapped as Advocates for UN Climate Action Campaign

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK has been appointed as advocates to raise awareness for a global campaign against climate change issues, the band’s agency said Friday. The four-piece act recently received a personal letter from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in which he invited them to serve as advocates for [...]

Past School Bullying Claims Spread Like Wildfire to S. Korean Entertainment Scene

Past School Bullying Claims Spread Like Wildfire to S. Korean Entertainment Scene

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting from professional volleyball, the recent school bullying scandal has now engulfed the South Korean entertainment scene, with names of a number of K-pop stars and film and TV actors making headlines across the country. Last week, volleyball players, including popular twin sisters Lee Jae-yeong and Lee Da-yeong of [...]

BTS Performs ‘BE,’ Surprise Coldplay Cover on ‘MTV Unplugged’

BTS Performs ‘BE,’ Surprise Coldplay Cover on ‘MTV Unplugged’

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Global superstar BTS on Wednesday brought to stage songs from its latest album “BE” and a surprise cover of band Coldplay’s hit “Fix You” in its debut performance on the iconic music program “MTV Unplugged.” The seven-piece act kicked off the show with its first-ever performance of “Telepathy,” a [...]