The manhunt thriller film, GOLDEN SLUMBER, produced by Zip Cinema, a wholly‐owned subsidiary of Korea-based entertainment production company Spackman Entertainment Group, shall be released in Singapore on March 8 this year.
Headlined by top Korean stars, Gang Dong-won and Han Hyo-joo, GOLDEN SLUMBER will screen in Singapore theatres on March 8. The film premiered in LA on February 16 and will select other cities in the U.S., including Denver, New York, San Diego, Dallas, New Jersey, Atlanta, Toronto, Vancouver, Honolulu, D.C. and Seattle on February 23.
Based on the Japanese novel by Isaka Kotaro, the film is directed by Noh Dong-soek and distributed by CJ Entertainment.
Gang Dong‐won has previously collaborated with Zip Cinema in several movie projects including MASTER (2016) and THE PRIESTS (2015) and Han Hyo-joo has previously starred in one of Zip Cinema's hit films, COLD EYES (2013). Yoo Jae‐myeong, an artist managed by the Company's associated company, Spackman Media Group Limited, co-stars in GOLDEN SLUMBER as well.
The estimated total production budget (including prints and advertising costs) for GOLDEN SLUMBER is tentatively set at approximately 10.5 billion won (or US$9.7 million).
Following GOLDEN SLUMBER, Zip Cinema's upcoming Korean financial crisis film, SOVEREIGN DEFAULT, is slated to open in Korean theatres in the second half of 2018. Starring top Korean actor Yoo Ah-in, veteran Korean actress Kim Hye-soo and French star actor Vincent Cassel, SOVEREIGN DEFAULT will also be distributed by CJ Entertainment, and the estimated total production budget (including prints and advertising costs) for the film is tentatively set at approximately 9.7 billion won ( US$8.6 million).