By Noh Hyun-gi
The plan to release "The Day", a documentary about K-pop group JYJ, on Feb. 9 was shelved Monday, according to the artists' agency C-JeS Entertainment.
Multiplex chain CGV had agreed to feature the documentary but backed out of the deal via an email on Wednesday. This is not the first time the film has failed to secure a release. Last year, entertainment cable channel QTV agreed to air it but canceled after airing previews.
According the JYJ's agency, CGV and C-JeS started collaborating from Dec. 5, 2011 to the point of specific scheduling the artists to appear at the opening.
C-JeS said that CGV explained in the email that "The Day" project had been executed in violation of internal protocol and thus had to be nullified. The agency said no details on what protocols had been breached were mentioned.
MBC labor union strikes
By Kim Tae-jong The unionized workers of MBC went on a general strike in an attempt to oust the broadcaster's President Kim Jae-chul for broadcasting what they call politically biased programs. It said 83.4 percent of the union members participated in the vote and 69.4 percent of them approv,...More
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