Spackman Entertainment Group Limited, one of South Korea's leading entertainment production groups, has announced that its manhunt thriller film, Golden Slumber, produced by its subsidiary Zip Cinema, will be released in Singapore on 8 March. Clover Films is the distributor of the film in Singapore.
Headlined by Korean stars Gang Dong-won and Han Hyo-joo, Golden Slumber will also premiere in Los Angeles on 16 February and selected cities nationwide in the US, such as Denver, New York, San Diego, Dallas, New Jersey, Atlanta, Toronto, Vancouver, Honolulu, D.C. and Seattle on 23 February.
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 (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 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 KRW 10.5 billion (US$9.7 million).
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, the film 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 KRW9.7 billion (US$8.6 million).