Actress Jiao Xu stars in "Mr. Go" along with Ling Ling, a computer-generated gorilla with a knack for baseball. Provided by ShowBox
Third time's the charm, so the saying goes. And the old adage is exactly what director Kim Yong-hwa and actor Seong Dong-il are banking on as they look to release yet another collaboration, "Mr. Go".
Although this time around, they've also recruited the help of a gorilla and a young Chinese actress.
Kim and Seong's previous works "200 Pounds Beauty" (2006) and "Take Off" (2009) both did well at the Korean box office, but the latest needs to do even better, given the hefty price tag: 12 billion won ($10.5 million)...More
A movie starring Kim Soo-hyeon-I, star of MBC drama "The Sun and the Moon" last year, has taken a promising first step.
"Secretly and Greatly" attracted about 500,000 moviegoers on the day of its release Wednesday, setting a new record for Korean movies. The previous record holder was "The Theives", which sold roughly 430,000 tickets on its first day last year...More
- Cinema Street crowded with various guests and filmmakers visiting from all around the world!
- Tickets of all sections including FOCUS ON and STRANER THAN CINEMA had evenly sold out, organizing film programs was conservative
- 5th Jeonju Project Market brought huge success within steady managements!
-Special Attraction in JIFF 2013! On stage talk show and live performances had set on fire!
On 25 Apr (Thu), 14th Jeonju International Film Festival that commenced at Sori Arts Center closed on 3 May (Fri) with visitors' attentions and involvements...More
Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Choo Shin-soo of the Cincinnati Reds both make cameo performances in Kim Yong-hwa
's film soon-to-be-released "Mister Go 3D
The two came to appear in the movie as they are acquainted with the director. The movie will hit local theaters in July.
"Mister Go 3D
", based on the work of famous cartoonist Hur Youn...More
A scene featuring the gorilla Ling Ling in the film "Mister Go 3D" (photo courtesy of Showbox)
A gorilla named Ling Ling enters the batter's box, its hair blowing in the wind. As a pitcher throws the ball, its eyes widen and its muscles wriggle. After swinging the bat and hitting the ball, it sprints to first base, its bushy hair flying and its muscles rippling.
This was a scene from the Korea-China joint-production film "Mister Go 3D". The portrayal of the gorilla's movements would have been impossible without Dexter Digital, a visual effects studio founded by movie director Kim Yong-hwa, in Paju, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). The studio is responsible for all the 3D imaging and visual effects of the film. More than 70 percent of the work is completed for the film, whose release is slated for July...More