The special effects for "Mt. Baekdu", the latest film starring Ha Jung-woo, Suzy, and Lee Byung-hun, will be handled by Dexter Studios. The contract is for seven billion won, or about six million dollars.
Dexter Studios is best known for their work on "Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds" and "Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days". Their other filmwork includes "1987: When the Day Comes", "The Pirates", and "Mr. Go". They also did special effects for the dramas "Hyde, Jekyll, and I" and "Splendid Politics".
A representative for Dexter Studios expressed pleasure at their having the opportunity to work on an original intellectual property. "Mt. Baekdu" began production in February of this year, and is expected to release around the holiday season.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com.
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