According to industry insiders on the 25th, actor Hwang Jung-min used the incentive pay he received from 'JK films' off the success of his movie "Ode to My Father" to give the production staff a bonus. The movie has sold 14 million tickets during its theatrical run.
The insider said "a few thousand dollars were given out to all the staff members as bonuses. While it is true that the movie was a big hit, Hwang Jung-min has always been very generous to the staff he works with. It was intended be add towards the staff's vacation funds".
In "Ode to My Father" which was released last December, Hwang Jung-min made theaters fill up with tear up by playing a character who lived through the turbulent times from the Korean war during the 50s to the present. More current, his crime action movie "Veteran" is opening on the 5th of next month in which he plays a member of a veteran police squad chasing after a self-centered 3rd generation rich guy.
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