U.S. Box Office will soon welcome “Veteran” to screens, which is the highest grossing movie of the Korean A-listers Hwang Jung-min and Yoo Ah-in. Read for detailed information.
The film’s local distributor CJ Entertainment has made an announcement related to the movie’s screening across 46 North American theaters on Sept. 18. One of the interesting facts related to this news is that the Los Angeles Police Department officers and their families are the first to enjoy the action packed South Korean movie on Sept. 16.
A press junket and Q&A session with the director of the film Ryu Seung-wan has also been planned on Sept. 17 before showing the movie to the masses. It was also revealed that this is the first time when a Korean movie has been allotted higher screens than before, previously, 38 screens were allotted to “Ode to My Father” and only 30 to “The Admiral: Roaring Currents,” both of them were also distributed by CJ Entertainment.
The film carries a Cop’s story about how he faces and stands against a dishonest, sociopathic business tycoon.
As per the data collected from the Korean Film Council’s KOBIS database, till now, the film has earned upto cumu $79.2 million and acquired No. 2 position at the Korean Box Office since its release on Aug. 5. The movie has got 12 million admissions by which it reached to becoming one among the top 10 home made titles of all time.
As far as the supervising studio of the film in North America is concerned, CJ Entertainment America will see all the important things related to its release. The firm has grown itself as the largest distributor of Asian films in the U.S. after it’s start in 2009 and presently, it is handling the per year distribution of 20-24 titles.
Let us wish the entire crew of “Veteran” all the very best for their film’s U.S. screening.
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