June 11th, 2019


Actors want their cut from YouTube reruns

The Korea Broadcasting Actors Union (KBAU), the labor union of about 5,000 actors, comedians, and broadcasters, has been striving to claim the entertainers' rights since the union's establishment in 1988. Appearance fees are one of the most crucial issues it deals with.

As the digital content market rapidly expands, the union has turned its focus to compensation from YouTube.

"Actors deserve appearance fees on YouTube, even for the 'edited' clips," Song Chang-gon, KBAU's director of external relations, told The Korea Times.

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MBC has most of their most popular older dramas on YouTube lol. Pasta, Jewel In the Palace, Coffee Prince, Princess Hours, Queen Seondeok etc...most in English subs.

source: The Korea Times

Song Joong-ki cast for blockbuster space movie


Actor Song Joong-ki returns to the big screen after a two-year hiatus since the 2017 film "Battleship Island."

Song and actress Kim Tae-ri will appear in a sci-fi blockbuster movie, tentatively titled "Space Shuttle Victory," the nation's first space movie directed by Jo Sung-hee. The director is well-known for his creative and unique storylines. It took him 10 years to come up with the idea for the film.

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source: The Korea Times

2019 BTS FESTA Day 9: BTS Profile 2019 Version

Source: BTS_official 1

I'm guessing more will be tweeted during the day? If so, I'll add them to tomorrow's post, if not, you can also view all the profiles on the facebook link in the tweet!

Police recommended non-indictment for Kim Hyung Jun’s sexual assault case

On June 11, a source from the Ilsan Eastern Provincial Police Agency revealed that the police forwarded Kim Hyung Jun’s case on suspicions of sexual assault to prosecution with a recommendation of non-indictment due to a lack of evidence.

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Source: Naver via Soompi

Former South Korean First Lady & Feminist Lee Hee-ho Passed Away

Lee Hee-ho, a South Korean feminist activist who fought for democracy against dictatorships alongside her husband and future President Kim Dae-jung, has died. She was 97.

Lee, a devout Christian, left a will saying that she would pray for South Korea's people and a peaceful unification with North Korea in heaven, according to Park Han-shik, an official from the Kim Dae Jung Peace Center. Park said Lee died Monday.

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Source: CTVNews

Wonho for Elle June 2019 + BTS (as in behind the scenes)

be14b3e1-bf44-4e97-9f1e-b96407f0f6ce Wonho will appear in the June Edition of Elle Korea. The concept for the shoot is 'fit & relaxed'. His pictorial is part of the 'body change' project, a campaign for healthy living. Wonho shared that stretching is something
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Source Elle Twitter 1
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This photoshoot looks like it was done a while ago since he has returned to being S.T.A.C.K.E.D