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New BLACKPINK Movie to Hit Theaters Worldwide in Aug.

New BLACKPINK Movie to Hit Theaters Worldwide in Aug.

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop girl group BLACKPINK will release a special movie for global fans this summer to mark its fifth debut anniversary, its management agency said Wednesday. “BLACKPINK the Movie” will hit theaters in around 100 countries, YG Entertainment said, without elaborating on the exact release dates in different regions. In [...]

Black-and-white Version of ‘Parasite’ to Hit S. Korean Theaters Next Month

Black-and-white Version of ‘Parasite’ to Hit S. Korean Theaters Next Month

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A black-and-white version of Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” will be presented in South Korea next month, the film’s production house said Wednesday. The new version will premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which begins Wednesday (local time), and hits South Korean screens in late February, according to [...]

S. Korea Seeks to Adopt Ceiling on Screen Domination by Big-budget Films

S. Korea Seeks to Adopt Ceiling on Screen Domination by Big-budget Films

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is seeking to put a ceiling on the number of movie screens allotted for a single film in a bid to prevent a screen monopoly by big-budget blockbusters, the culture ministry said Monday. “The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will seek a revision of the ‘Promotion [...]

Cannes-winning ‘Parasite’ Invited to Multiple Int’l Film Festivals

Cannes-winning ‘Parasite’ Invited to Multiple Int’l Film Festivals

SEOUL, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — “Parasite,” the winner of the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, will hit several other international film festivals in 2019, the movie’s management agency said Thursday. CJ ENM said “Parasite” and director Bong Joon-ho have been invited to three more international film festivals — the Munich International [...]