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Korean TV Industry Welcomes Remakes of American, European Series

Korean TV Industry Welcomes Remakes of American, European Series

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Recent Korean TV series adapted from American and European originals have made their presence felt on the local entertainment scene, which is expanding its horizons to the global market. Starring big-name stars Kim Soo-hyun and Cha Seung-won, “One Ordinary Day,” an original by local stream service Coupang Play, is [...]

‘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 [...]

Korean Film ‘Train to Busan’ to Be Remade in English

Korean Film ‘Train to Busan’ to Be Remade in English

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The popular Korean action film “Train to Busan” will be remade in English, its distributor said Thursday.  NEW said the film’s remake right was sold to France’s Gaumont Film Company, a major global film studio behind such hit films as “Leon,” “The Fifth Element” and “Point Blank.”  “We are [...]