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South Korean Actor Arrested on Rape and Sexual Molestation Allegations

South Korean police arrested actor Kang Ji-hwan without a warrant on allegations of raping a woman and sexually molesting another. Both women were members of the 41-year-old actor's management agency.

Jeon Mi-seon, Actress in ‘The King’s Letters,’ Dies at 48

Korean actress Jeon Mi-seon has died of an apparent suicide, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed from local law enforcement in South Korea. The veteran actress was well known for her numerous roles in television shows such as 'Five Fingers' and 'The Moon That Embraces the Sun.'

Psy Interrogated by Police Amid Massive K-Pop Scandal

'Gangnam Style' star Psy was interrogated by South Korean police amid a scandal that has hit the country's booming K-pop scene, with moguls and stars implicated in bribery, tax evasion and sex crimes.

South Korea Box Office: Bong Joon-ho’s Cannes Winner ‘Parasite’ Has $25M Opening

Bong Joon-ho's Cannes Film Festival-winning film 'Parasite' topped the South Korean weekend box office with a $25 million take. The first South Korean film to win the Palme d'Or had a market share of almost 70 percent.

After Sexual Abuse Cases, How the #MeToo Movement Is Making Strides in South Korea

In early 2018, the #MeToo movement arrived in force in South Korea, with sexual abuse cases breaking out across all sectors, but activists and organizers are now working to translate that energy into a sustained movement that can effect lasting change.

Sylvester Stallone to Remake South Korean Thriller ‘The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil’

South Korean film 'The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil' will get a Hollywood remake, the film's local production company BA Entertainment announced Monday. Balboa Productions, the studio launched by Sylvester Stallone, will helm the English-language adaptation of the crime thriller.

South Korea Grapples with K-Pop Sex Scandals

South Korea's K-pop star system is in turmoil after a string of recent sex crime scandals involving some of the country's most popular performers. Stars have quit show business after they were caught secretly recording and sharing videos of their sexual partners — without consent — but the celebrity cases are just the tip of the iceberg.

Filmart: South Korean Culture Minister-Elect Under Fire for Favoring Film Sector Monopolization

South Korean film industry people have denounced the nomination of former vice culture minister Park Yang-woo as the country's new culture minister.

South Korean Box Office: Local Comedy ‘Extreme Job’ Becomes Biggest Film Ever

The South Korean comedy 'Extreme Job' became the highest-grossing film of all time in the country over the weekend, having raked in a cumulative 137.7 billion Korean won ($122.1 million).

Hong Kong Film Fest: South Korean Director Lee Chang-dong to Get Lifetime Honor

The acclaimed auteur of Cannes competition title 'Burning' will be honored during the Hong Kong event in March.

Filmart: South Korea’s Youngjoo Suh on Building Finecut Into a “Total Agency”

Veteran Finecut exec Youngjoo Suh recalls the early days of the Korean film boom, how she maintains her winning streak and what the #MeToo movement means to her as one of the most influential women in the Asian film industry.

Oscars: South Korea Fails to Get First Foreign-Language Nom With ‘Burning’

South Korean film lovers stood proud, even as the country failed to land its first-ever Oscar nomination in the best foreign-language film category with 'Burning,' starring Steven Yeun.