A rush of fresh blood dislodges "Jurassic World"...
A string of new flicks, both foreign and domestic, flooded Korea cinemas last week, and in the aftermath of the weekend a new championed emerged. For the past few weeks the gigantically successful "Jurassic World" (which has, to date, banked over $1.2B worldwide) has dominated Korean screens with its ferocious abominations, but this past weekend saw a new favourite rise to the top, a local flick that's based on a true story of war and young courage...More
Summer is the time when the theaters are most competitive. July is near and blockbusters which cost more than 10 billion won, took the plates.
Distributors of these blockbusters spend many sleepless nights during the summer season. "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" set a record last year that no one can break, but this year, it's different...More
Posters for this summer's box office lineup from Korea's four major film distributors. From left, Showbox's "The Assassination", CJ Entertainment's "Veteran", Next Entertainment World's "Beauty Inside" and Lotte Entertainment's "Memories of the Sword". Provided by each distributor
Summer is always an exciting season for movie aficionados because there is an abundant choice of films at the theaters.
And it is an exciting and anxious period for film distributors because it is the time they bid high by releasing their most anticipated projects...More
Just last year it seemed like the Korean film business had a rosy future ahead.
It was the third year in a row in which more than 100 million cinemagoers watched homegrown movies at theaters, driving the industry to generate its highest sales yet - 2 trillion won ($1.8 billion).
There were also some other record-breaking results...More
Movie "The Assassination" starring Jeon Ji-hyeon, Lee Jeong-jae, Ha Jeong-woo has been presold to nine countries.
The production team of "The Assassination" said on May 13th, the film has been presold to North America, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines...More