Pinterest
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter

[HanCinema's News] "The Divine Fury" Leads in Reservations Ahead of Big Summer Weekend

2019/07/30 | 243 views | Permalink

"The Divine Fury" only just came out in South Korea, but even before the movie was available in theaters anticipation for the supernaturally themed action film was strong. The movie accrued over one hundred thousand reservations before its official release.

This makes it the first domestic South Korean film to lead on reservations since "Parasite" last held that distinction some fifty two days ago.

Amusingly enough, both movies feature Park Seo-joon - although his role in "Parasite" was quite brief. The news bodes ill for "Exit - Movie", as both movies target a wide demographic looking to escape the summer heat. Comments on South Korean social media suggest that audiences are more in the mood for slick action and realistic special effects than the more comedic and outrageous tone "Exit - Movie" is going for.

"Exit - Movie" still has a decent chance of outperforming "The King's Letters", as the historical film's depressing tone was a far worse misreading of current moviegoing sentiment. Despite being headlined by Song Kang-ho, one of the industry's greatest box office draws, "The King's Letters" will be lucky to break a million viewers in its second weekend.

Written by William Schwartz

Copy & paste guideline for this article
Always put a link back to the source and HanCinema permalink

Creative Commons License"[HanCinema's News] "The Divine Fury" Leads in Reservations Ahead of Big Summer Weekend"
by HanCinema is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss


 

 

 Previous news

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide

Drama of the week

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations