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Actor Yoo Ji-tae to cameo in new Lars von Trier film

South Korean actor Yoo Ji-tae will appear in Danish auteur Lars von Trier's upcoming film "The House That Jack Built" as a cameo, the film's Korean distributor said Wednesday. At9 Film said that Yoo f...

Updated : 2017.04.27 09:38

Rock icon Jeon In-kwon mired in plagiarism controversy

South Korean rock musician Jeon In-kwon became engulfed in a plagiarism controversy on Wednesday amid allegations part of his hit song, "Don't Worry, My Dear" is similar to a 70s German rock number.A ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 16:18

YG signs trainee deal with 11-year-old audition show contestant

YG Entertainment, one of South Korea's leading music labels, has signed a trainee deal with an 11-year-old former contestant on SBS TV's audition show "K-pop Star," the company said Wednesday.(SBS)"We...

Updated : 2017.04.26 14:47

Singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong indicted for alleged drunk driving

Prosecutors said Tuesday they have summarily indicted singer-actor Kim Hyun-joong for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol last month. (Yonhap)The Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors'...

Updated : 2017.04.25 16:26

Pop diva Lee Eun-mi releases new song 'Albatross'

South Korean pop diva Lee Eun-mi dropped her new song "Albatross" on Tuesday, releasing her first brand new music in three years, her agency said. (Yonhap)The piano-accompanied ballad was released at ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 15:39

'MAN x MAN' receives heavy media spotlight in China: agency

"MAN x MAN," a new South Korean TV drama starring Park Hae-jin, has received a heavy spotlight from Chinese entertainment outlets despite the show being unavailable in the neighboring country, accordi...

Updated : 2017.04.25 14:55

'Produce 101' tops TV charts for two weeks, dramas taken back

Season two of "Produce 101," Mnet's idol survival show, topped a benchmark TV popularity index for two weeks in a row, while most major weekday dramas fared poorly, data showed Tuesday.The second seas...

Updated : 2017.04.25 10:21

IU says she's confident of new album 'Palette'

K-pop singer-songwriter IU on Friday expressed confidence in her new album "Palette" and thanked fans for pushing her pre-released song to No. 1 on music charts despite zero promotional activities. (Y...

Updated : 2017.04.21 18:19

SBS TV's comedy show apologizes for allegedly disparaging African people

SBS TV's comedy program "People Looking for a Laugh" issued an apology Friday over a skit that many people found offensive and racist.  (Yonhap)In the segment "Real Gag" aired on Wednesday, comedian ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 18:07

Hyuna's new project group Triple H to release debuting album

"Triple H," the new project group led by Hyuna, former member of the now-disbanded girl group 4minute, will debut with its first EP album "199X," the group's agency said Friday. (Yonhap)The group, whi...

Updated : 2017.04.21 11:40

'Queen of Mystery' leads TV race, rivals gain ground

"Queen of Mystery," KBS 2TV's comic detective series, maintained its lead in the mid-week drama race, becoming the only late night show with a double-digit rating amongst its competitors, data showed ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 11:36

Jang Na-ra's TV show freezes production over budget problem: source

Production of "Housewife Detective," a South Korean drama starring actress Jang Na-ra and 2PM's Chansung, has been suspended due to budget issues, sources said Thursday. (M Star Media Group)"We're wa...

Updated : 2017.04.20 13:02

TVXQ's U-Know Yunho ends military service, pledges comeback

U-Know Yunho of K-pop idol duo TVXQ finished his mandatory military service Thursday, promising fans a comeback for the team in the near future. (Yonhap)"Please look forward to the complete TVXQ to re...

Updated : 2017.04.20 11:49

Singer Jung Joon-young, T-ara's Jiyeon deny dating rumor

South Korean singer and TV celebrity Jung Joon-young and Jiyeon, a member of girl group T-ara, on Wednesday denied a news report that the two were going out.  (Yonhap)"After confirming with Jiyeon, w...

Updated : 2017.04.19 14:44

Entertainment program shipments rise as drama exports fall in 2015: data

South Korea's exports of entertainment, sports and animation programs rose sharply in 2015 amid the total shipments of TV programs shrinking due to the historical row with Japan, South Korea's biggest...

Updated : 2017.04.18 14:07