Using webtoons as source for movies can be double-edged sword 2013/12/06, Source,
In recent years, the story lines of popular webtoons, or web cartoon series published online, have been the to-go choice for filmmakers when they find themselves short of fresh material to put on the big screen. However, using webtoons as a major source of films is considered a double-edged sword. The films are easy to publicize, but they have a high risk of becoming box-office failures if they can't provide viewers with something more than the original webtoon. A webtoon titled "A.P.T", written by first-generation webtoonist Kang Pool, was the first to be made into a horror movie of the same name, starring Ko So-young as the lead actress in 2006,...More
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