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Herbert Kloiber’s Night Train Buys Scripted TV Group Eccho Rights from Korea’s CJ

Night Train Media, the German production and investment group run by Herbert L. Kloiber has acquired Swedish distribution and sales group Eccho Rights from Korean media giant CJ ENM, Night Train announced Thursday. Based in Stockholm, with offices in Istanbul, London, Madrid and Seoul, Eccho Rights is a leading player in the international scripted TV […]

CJ Chair, ‘Parasite’ Producer Miky Lee to Receive 2022 International Emmy Directorate Award

Miky Lee, vice chair of Korean media giant CJ Group, will be honored by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with its 2022 International Emmy Directorate Award, in celebration of her life’s work. In her position at CJ, Lee championed a new generation of Korean directors, including Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon Ho, […]

Korean Cult Hit ‘Save the Green Planet!’ Set for Remake from CJ Entertainment, Ari Aster’s Square Peg

CJ Entertainment and Ari Aster's Square Peg are teaming up on a remake of Korean cult hit 'Save the Green Planet!' with Jang Joon-hwan, director of the original, returning to make his English-language debut with the film, while 'Succession' writer Will Tracy is adapting the script.

‘Parasite’ Exec Producer Miky Lee’s Post-Oscars Strategy: More “Edgy, Diversified Content”

'Parasite' executive producer and CJ Group vice chair Miky Lee reflects on Oscars night and what comes next.

‘Parasite’ Studio CJ Entertainment, RedBird Capital Take Stakes in David Ellison’s Skydance

CJ Entertainment and Merchandising, the studio behind Bong Joon-ho's Oscar winner 'Parasite,' and Gerry Cardinale's RedBird Capital Partners have made strategic investments worth $275 million in David Ellison's Skydance Media.

New Tides for KCON as Korean Cultural Wave Grows

KCON was where BTS held its first stateside performance, back in 2014. However, with K-pop's exponential growth, the convention now finds itself having to share the spotlight with Korean groups launching their own North American tours.

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).

Warner Bros.’ ‘Shazam!,’ ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ to Get ScreenX Format Releases

South Korean cinema technology company CJ 4DPLEX and Warner Bros. Pictures will release up to six films in the immersive, 270-degree ScreenX format globally this year, including 'Shazam!' and 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters.'

South Korea Box Office 2018: Hollywood Titles Dominate Top 10

Hollywood films, led by 'Avengers: Infinity War' and 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' made up the majority of the South Korean box office top 10 list for 2018 in a significant shift from past years.

South Korean Thriller ‘The Negotiation’ Set for U.S. Release

South Korean thriller 'The Negotiation' will hit U.S. theaters at the end of the month. The crime thriller will open across major North American cities beginning with L.A. on Sept. 20.

South Korea’s CJ Entertainment Launches Genre Label 413 Pictures

The Asian powerhouse will release two to four English-language thrillers and supernatural horror flicks per year.