• Produced by the Group's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema, #ALIVE was released on 1,663 screens and grossed US$1.1 million in box office revenue as of the first day of its wide release on 24 June 2020
  • #ALIVE continues to dominate Korea's advance ticket reservations with a market share of more than 60%
  • 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 movie film directed by Jo II Hyung, is based on an original scenario by Hollywood writer Matt Taylor


SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 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"), opened #1 at the Korean box office on the first day of its wide release on 24 June 2020. The film is Zip Cinema's latest project following, CRAZY ROMANCE, which was ranked as the best romantic comedy film last year in Korea.


According to the latest statistics from the Korean Film Council, #ALIVE recorded total ticket admissions of 208,099 with gross box office revenue of US$1.1 million as of its opening day, 24 June 2020[1]. The film, which was released on 1,663 screens, captured 86.3% of the nationwide market share of box office revenue on its first day. #ALIVE continued to achieve #1 in advance ticket bookings with a dominant market share of 62% as of 25 June 12am[2].


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.


The latest daily statistics from the Korean Film Council on the performance of #ALIVE shall be updated on the Group's website at http://www.spackmanentertainment.com.


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

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