• Produced by the Group's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema, #ALIVE achieved #1 in advance ticket bookings with a dominant market share of 57.7% two days ahead of its release on 24 June 2020
  • In comparison, the Group's most recent film, CRAZY ROMANCE, which resulted in commercial success, attained a market share of 12.3% two days prior to its opening day
  • Distributed by Lotte Entertainment, #ALIVE headlines Spackman Media Group's Yoo Ah-in of DEFAULT (2018) & BURNING (2018) and Park Shin-hye of MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA (2018) and THE DOCTORS (2016)
  • #ALIVE, a zombie thriller film directed by Jo II Hyung, is based on an original scenario by Hollywood writer Matt Taylor


SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 23 June 2020 - Spackman Entertainment Group Limited ("Spackman Entertainment Group" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), one of Korea's leading entertainment production groups, wishes to announce that #ALIVE, produced by the Company's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. ("Zip Cinema"), ranked #1 in advance ticket reservations as of 22 June 2020, prior to its scheduled opening day on 24 June 2020. The film is Zip Cinema's latest project following CRAZY ROMANCE, which was a commercially successful film for the Group.

 

According to the latest statistics from the Korean Film Council, the market share of advance booking of tickets for #ALIVE stood at a commanding 57.7% as of 23 June 2020 12am Korea time[1]. As compared to #ALIVE, CRAZY ROMANCE recorded a market share of 12.3% two days prior to its opening day.

 

Headlined by top leading actor Yoo Ah-in of UAA & Co Inc. ("UAA"), a subsidiary of the Group's associated company Spackman Media Group Limited ("Spackman Media Group"), and popular actress Park Shin-hye, #ALIVE is based on an original scenario by Hollywood writer Matt Taylor, who produced the American documentary series, SMALL BUSINESS REVOLUTION: MAIN STREET. Yoo Ah-in of UAA was previously the only Asian actor who was awarded one of "THE BEST ACTORS OF 2018" by The New York Times.

 

The film relates the story of isolated survivors of a city under lockdown that gets out of control as a consequence of a sudden spread of an unknown infection. UAA's Yoo Ah-in of DEFAULT (2018), BURNING (2018) & VETERAN (2015) shall play the role of Joon Woon, a gamer who survived by himself and becomes disconnected from the rest of the world. Park Shin-hye of MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA (2018), THE DOCTORS (2016) & THE HEIRS (2013) takes on the role of Yoo Bin, another survivor who relies on her own survival skills throughout the extremely challenging situation in the city.

 

The film is distributed by Lotte Entertainment and directed by Jo II Hyung, who was from the American Film Institute.

 

For more information on #ALIVE and its official trailer, visit the Group's website at https://spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/%23alive.

 

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