With eight Korean productions lined up for this year, the horror genre is about to rise again -- which is scary news to some. Three years ago, 10 slasher pics bombed at the box office, causing Korean…
Mi Hui Kim
South Korea's largest distribs are refusing to release ticket sales information for top-10 box office charts -- claiming the rankings don't accurately reflect business performance.
Kang Je-gyu, who helmed Korea's most successful movie "Shiri" -- the pic that put Korea on the map as an important world force in film -- is making a comeback.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
South Korea's distrib scene is shifting radically, with the two dominant distrib players agreeing to a partnership and a couple of new companies entering the fray.
One of South Korea's top two film distributors, CJ Entertainment, agreed Tuesday to take a stake in Plenus Entertainment, the parent company of rival distrib Cinema Service, to create an industry…
It was yet another strong year for the Korean film industry with the local market share reaching 46%, the same proportion as the previous year.
While working as an investor at Kookmin Venture Capital in the late 1990s, Park Moo-seung convinced his bosses to let him speculate in the entertainment industry, and he turned out a handsome profit…
A bomb blast at the offices of South Korean movie company CJ Entertainment injured prexy Lee Kang-bok on Friday.
The latest James Bond film "Die Another Day" is not sitting well with the Korean audience, though it hasn't even opened in theaters here yet.
Despite the phenomenal successes of "Shiri" in 1999 and "Joint Security Area" (aka "JSA") in 2000, both pics military-set movies about South-North Korea relations, Korean film producers have been…