Comics Poised to Further Fuel Korean Wave 2011/07/23, Source, Until the early 1990s, comic book stores like these used to be a common sight in every neighborhood.
But times have changed with computers and the internet.
In the past 10 years, the country's comic book rental business shrank to less than 15 percent.
However the reduced business of comic book st,...More
[INTERVIEW] Producer Song Byeong-joon of musical "Goong" 2010/03/15, Source,
Actors rehearse for the musical adaptation of "Goong" [Group 8]
Song Byeong-joon hopes "'Goong' will set a good example for musical adaptation of dramas" "Everybody makes mistakes on the stage. Don't try to make it obvious when you make one. Don't stick your tongue out because you got it wrong". In the rehearsal room at the basement of Chungmu Art Hall, some 40 male and female actors dance to music under the direction of choreographer Oh Jae-ik. Number 46, 92, 116... These people are the contestants for the second audition of musical "Goong", which premieres September 3 in Theater "Yong" at the National Museum of Korea. After the first audition, for which some 300 people applied, 80 people who made the second round were split into two teams and were tested again in dancing, singing and acting all day.,...More
Show off true value in various fields such as films, musicals, dramas, online games, etc.Korean comics have come under the spotlight as a source material for pop culture including films, musicals, dramas and games.
In a fantasy MBC drama "Kung (Palace "Princess Hours")", modern day Seoul is still ruled by a monarchical government. The heir to the throne is an unhappy prince named Shin-yi, who gives into the ways,...More
BoA to Debut as Actress in China 2005/06/07, Source, CEO and producer of SM Entertainment Lee Soo-man reported that singer Boa will debut as an actress during a recent interview he gave at SM's main office in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul.
Popular Comics Preparing Showings on Screen 2004/06/14, Source, There are many movies being produced based on popular comics. "Old Boy", which received the Grand Jury Prize at the recent the Cannes International Film Festival, has heated this trend. There are some teen number of movies based on comics in,...More
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