After a mid-decade boom, Korean cinema has slowed down as it faces the after-effects of a burst bubble in film finance. The scale of local production dropped sharply in 2007, with midsize films in…
Asian blockbusters and Italian wine may seem like an unlikely combination; however, for the past 10 years, Asian commercial cinema has found a welcoming home in the city of Udine, tucked into the…
South Korea looks likely to enter a new and more open era in broadcasting regulation with the launch of its Broadcasting and Communication Commission.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
South Korean seller Studio 2.0 struck multiple sales deals at the recent Filmart in Hong Kong, including North American rights for atmospheric horror film "Epitaph" to TLA Releasing.
Pan-Asian hit TV drama "Winter Sonata" (2002), from South Korea, will be remade in animated form, with star Bae Yong-joon dubbing the voice of the character that made him famous.
"The Last Godfather," a $21 million action-comedy from "Dragon Wars" helmer Shim Hyung-rae, has been chosen by the Korea Export Insurance Corp. as the first recipient of its export insurance, which…
Warner Bros. has picked up remake rights to South Korea's surprise hit "The Chaser," and already the project is taking on the aura of the studio's last major Asian remake hit, "The Departed."
An Cheong-sook has resigned as chair of the Korean Film Council (Kofic), three months before the end of her three-year term, for personal reasons.
The Korean Film Archive has discovered a print of "Crossroads of Youth," a silent film from 1934 that ranks as the country's oldest pic still in existence.
The Chungmuro International Film Festival in Seoul, which held a well-attended first edition last October, has announced the launch of an international competition.