BLACKPINK And Kim Eun Hee Featured In Variety’s List Of Women That Have Made An Impact In Global Entertainment
BLACKPINK and Kim Eun Hee were recognized for leaving their marks in the global entertainment industry!
On March 4, BLACKPINK and writer Kim Eun Hee, who penned the Netflix original drama “Kingdom,” were featured in Variety’s “Women That Have Made an Impact in Global Entertainment” list. The list includes a total of 54 people, and it was published to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. The list also features Chinese actress Gong Li, British-Albanian singer Dua Lipa, Hollywood star Cate Blanchett, and more.
Regarding BLACKPINK’s influence, Variety wrote that the group had “made a splash in 2019,” and that “the past year has seen them cement their superstardom — in a lockdown year, without touring.” Variety mentioned that BLACKPINK had topped iTunes charts in 57 regions with “THE ALBUM,” held an online concert, and released the documentary “BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky.” Variety praised, “Their popularity knows no borders.”
Variety also introduced Kim Eun Hee as a writer who “created Netflix hit series ‘Kingdom,’ into which she folded two hot genres — historical drama and zombie action thriller.” They added, “Aware of the rapid evolution of what is possible in Korean scripted TV, Kim says she also wants to grow old feistily.” Variety included a quote from writer Kim Eun Hee about her respect for Youn Yuh Jung. The writer stated, “I am energized whenever I see [‘Minari’ star] Youn Yuh Jung. She is still walking an unrivaled path. It is admirable to see someone challenge and expand their boundaries regardless of age.”
The list also includes Kim Min Young among “(The Women of) Netflix” as the VP of content in South Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. VP Kim Min Young received praise for raising the quality of South Korean content through “Kingdom” and the film “Space Sweepers.”
Watch writer Kim Eun Hee’s drama “Signal” below: