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Managing editor Kirstin Swanson Wilder started working at Variety in 1992. Her Nebraska heritage shines through often.

BUSAN: Jung Jin-woo Gets Festival Love-in — ​BUSAN - Many terms have been coined about Jung Jin-woo, "the youngest person to debut as a director," "the producer with a Midas Touch," "the founder of the Cine Poem movement," and "the person who set up what was to become the Korean Film Council."

BUSAN: South Korean Thesp Cho Jin-woong Anticipates Fest’s Closing Night — BUSAN - If you've seen a Korean blockbuster this year, chances are you experienced Cho Jin-woong 's fine acting. A Japanese feudal lord in "Roaring Currents," a drug-dealing detective in "A Hard Day," and a medieval gang member in "Kundo: Age of the Rampant" are some of the roles Cho took on recently.

BUSAN: Finecut Launches Talent Management Wing — Leading Asian sales agent Finecut has launched a management company for talent to be called Finecut Entertainment. The Seoul sales house currently has two Korean actors in their books, 16-year-old Seo Young-joo and 25-year-old Cho Dong-in. Finecut CEO Suh Young-joo told Variety that the expansion is a natural progression from her five years of experience managing actors prior to starting Finecut.

BUSAN: Korean Execs Agree: Online Growth Needs Shared Data — South Korea has seen a dramatic increase in the number of IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) subscribers in the past six years, but the lack of cooperation between the players and transparency of viewing patterns are hindering further development in the field of online-digital market for films, according to speakers at a KOFIC-organized talk Tuesday.

BUSAN: South Korea’s Lee Eun-woo Grateful for BIFF Boost

BUSAN: Lotte Eyes Historical Actioners, Thrillers for 2015

BUSAN: Jeon Do-yeon Signs on to ‘Woman’ for Showbox — Jeon Do-yeon, the Korean actress who was on the Cannes jury in May and won the Palme for actress turn in "Secret Sunshine," has boarded "A Man and a Woman" for Korean major, Showbox. Jeon ("The Housemaid," "Untold Scandal") is to star in the melodrama opposite Gong Yoo, who is now one of Korea's most bankable talents thanks to the success of "Silenced" and "The Suspect".

BUSAN: Helmer Juhn Jaihong Always Worries About Next Gig — BUSAN - The ups and downs of Juhn Jaihong 's six-year career as a director have informed his films. His "Gifted," in Busan's Vision section, sees an unemployed man find his true vocation as a serial killer. Why is the protagonist in "Gifted" so tormented by being unemployed?

BUSAN: Controversial Ferry Film Will Screen Monday — As pressure mounts ahead of the world premiere of "The Truth Shall Not Sink with Sewol" (aka "Diving Bell") on Monday, BIFF organizers announced late Sunday evening that they would go ahead with the screening.

BUSAN: ‘Revivre’ Actresses Brought to Tears — The atmosphere was somber at the Sunday press conference following the press screening of Im Kwon-taek's "Revivre," the Korean veteran director's 102nd feature. The film, first shown out of competition at this year's Venice Film Festival, revolves around a middle-aged man torn between his dying wife and a secret passion for a much younger colleague.
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Jan 27, 2015

RT @Variety: Berlin Film Festival Reveals International Jury Members, led by Darren Aronofsky

Jan 26, 2015

RT @marcgraser: Emma Watson to play Belle in Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast, directed by Bill Condon. She had turned down Cinderella in 2013.

Jan 23, 2015

@RaineyTime I have plenty of folks who call me for traffic reports from @variety bldg. before they pick a route!

Jan 21, 2015

Kevin Costner Wants ‘Black or White’ to ‘Change You a Little Bit’… via @Variety

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