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Web reality show features idols producing own TV drama

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- Outside of serialized dramas and variety comedies, reality television is inarguably the prevalent TV genre out there...

G-Dragon, Closes SNS Account After Romance Rumors? “Originally Was Private”

Recently a post raising suspicions towards the relationship between G-Dragon and Sulli was written in an online community. This post which was written soon after...

‘The Battleship Island’ wins award in Spain’s Sitges Film Festival

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korean historical action film "The Battleship Island" has won the best feature-length film in a competition category of...

BIGBANG’s G-Dragon draws 260,000 fans during Japanese tour

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- BIGBANG's G-Dragon finished a three-city Japanese tour, drawing in a total crowd of 260,000, according to his agency Thursday. The...

(Movie Review) ‘Anarchist from Colony’: Distinct but bland

By Shim Sun-ah SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) -- Based on a real-life story of a lesser known Korean independence fighter during the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial...

Jang Dong-gun to cameo in teaser for new K-pop band

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Yonhap) -- Actor Jang Dong-gun, star of the upcoming political noir film "V.I.P.," will cameo in a teaser video for rookie...

Jay Park signs with Jay-Z’s label Roc Nation

SEOUL, July 21 (Yonhap) -- South Korean rapper and producer Park Jae-bum, also known as Jay Park, has signed with American rapper and businessman...

‘Train to Busan’ to open in 44 Japanese cities in September

SEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) -- "Train to Busan," South Korea's 2016 zombie apocalypse blockbuster, will open in Japanese theaters in September, according to its...

BTS offers condolences over Manchester terror attack via Twitter

SEOUL, May 23 (Yonhap) -- K-pop group BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, on Tuesday offered condolences to the victims of a deadly terror...

Mamamoo tops Billboard’s World Albums chart

SEOUL, July 5 (Yonhap) -- K-pop group Mamamoo ranked No. 1 on Billboard's World Albums chart with its latest album "Purple." The female Korean act...

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