Here is a summary of an updated list of upcoming new releases in the Korean movie industry. There is one for each month in March, April, and May of 2016!
Four best friends who just come of age embark on a road trip to Pohang when they unexpectedly get involved in a dispute that leads to a sticky situation.
There is a huge hype around the release of this film. GV public movie screening sold out within 20 minutes and mega box premium screening (1600 seats) also sold out within an hour.
Come Watch Me is a mystery based on a true story, a recently trending genre in the global film industry. Protagonist Kang Soo Ah (played by Kang Ye Won) is abducted and confined in a mental hospital when she meets a producer, who tries to uncover the hidden truth behind the murder disguised as a fire accident.
In addition to the suspense, Come Watch Me sheds new light on the issue of legal confinement and mental hospitals. It gently invites the audience to critically think about social issues.
Goksung paints a series of mysterious deaths that haunt a small village.
Na Hong Jin is famous for directing The Chaser (추격자 2008) and The Yellow Sea (황해 2010). So Goksung is also expected to be a box office hit. So far, the Korean audience has shown a sensational response to the release of teaser posters and the official trailer. The trailer reached 720,000 views on the first day.
The impressive cast list with high quality acting performance adds to the anticipation and excitement around the release of this film.
Mark your calendar for these new releases!
By Hajin Lily Yi