The Korean Film Council (Kofic) has tapped Inha U. film department professor Cho Hee-moon as chairman.
The co-prexies of South Korea's leading production shingle SidusFNH, Tcha Seung-jae and Kim Mi-hee, have ankled the company.
CJ Entertainment's "My Wife Got Married" ruled again at the Korean box office last weekend.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
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New Canadian distribber Evokative Films has acquired local rights to Korean movie "Hansel and Gretel."
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